Neil deGrasse Tyson on Creationism, Science Celebrities, and Kids

June 6, 2014--- Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey host Neil deGrasse Tyson, always provocative, sat with National Geographic News and talked about kids, the role of scientists, and the debate about teaching creationism in schools. For more about Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey and Neil deGrasse Tyson, click here.

Nobody does it quite like Neil deGrasse Tyson. A star on the reimagined Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey and a keen defender of science, he's had a unique ascension as a celebrity scientist.

In an interview with National Geographic, Tyson opens up about the future, the pitfalls facing scientists who speak up outside the lab, and the challenges creationism presents scientists.

All with the thoughtful charm that has made him a star. Take a listen.

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