VIDEO: Neil deGrasse Tyson criticizes Ted Cruz’ comments during Sarasota visit

by: Alex Mahadevan Digital Editor Neil deGrasse Tyson made one thing perfectly clear while speaking to a packed house at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Monday: Pluto is still not a planet. Get over it. “Just because I was an accessory in the demotion of Pluto, doesn’t mean I don’t love Pluto,” Tyson said […]

Scientist says Florida wasting time debating climate change

By Jessica Floum SARASOTA – Renowned scientist Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson called Gov. Rick Scott’s ban on official use of the terms “climate change” and “global warming” astonishing and disappointing, and held voters responsible for electing Scott and other like-minded politicians to office. “I thought as a nation we were better than this,” Tyson said. […]

Neil deGrasse Tyson informs, entertains Sarasota audience

The science superstar addressed a near-capacity crowd at Van Wezel BY MARTY CLEAR SARASOTA — He had about an hour to tell people all about the entire universe. And that’s what superstar astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson did as he delivered a entertaining and energetic lecture Tuesday to a near-capacity crowd at the Van Wezel Performing […]

Neil deGrasse Tyson Speaks to Sold-Out Sarasota Audiences

BY MEGAN MCDONALD The celebrity scientist was the latest in Ringling College Library Association’s Town Hall lecture series. Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson was the latest speaker in Ringling College Library Association’s Town Hall lecture series, speaking to packed crowds yesterday morning and evening about current events in science. The affable astrophysicist, who has achieved celebrity […]