Neil deGrasse Tyson explains how you would (possibly) die in a black hole. Well described and funny. Cosmic yoga. Neil deGrasse Tyson talks about being pulled apart in the black hole.

Neil DeGrasse Tyson: Death by Black Hole

Neil deGrasse Tyson (born October 5, 1958 in New York City) is an astrophysicist and, since 1996, the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Since 2006, he has hosted PBS’s educational television show NOVA scienceNOW. Tyson is also known for his multiple appearances on The Colbert Report. (from Wikipedia)

Whether discussing the universe’s origins as host of NOVA’s “scienceNOW” or asserting that Pluto is a not a planet on “The Colbert Report,” astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson translates the universe’s complexities for a broad audience.

Known as the great explainer of all things cosmic, Tyson first became known in the astronomy community by lecturing on the subject at the age of fifteen. He is currently the director of New York’s Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History, where he also teaches. Tyson has written seven popular books including the bestselling Death by Black Hole and the memoir The Sky Is Not The Limit.

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