Astrophysics is a demanding discipline. No one is arguing that point. But have you ever rolled up a fat blunt of some Hawaiian bubblegum kush and really, like, thought about the insignificance of humankind in the infinite vastness of the universe? (Hell, even Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey executive producer Seth MacFarlane recommended watching the show high on Real Time With Bill Maher last week.)
If you haven’t, check out this video from YouTube user SciFactful. It takes footage of Hayden Planetarium director, Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey host, and America’s science sweetheart Neil deGrasse Tyson and slows it down just enough to make Tyson look and sound really, really baked. The clip comes from a famous BigThink.com interview where Tyson geeks out about his favorite scientist of all time, Sir Isaac Newton. All aboard the ship of imagination (Rush records optional):
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