Neil deGrasse Tyson (AP/Richard Shotwell)

"Defender of the geek honor": Neil deGrasse Tyson explains the "nerdiest" things he's ever done

How many numbers do you know?

Sarah Gray
February 5, 2015 2:45AM (UTC)

Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist, director of the Hayden Planetarium, creator of "StarTalk Radio" and host of "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey," is a self-described nerd. As such, he told Business Insider the "nerdiest" things he's ever done. And I have to say the list is pretty impressive. Who doesn't dream of being a super hero? Watch below:

Sarah Gray

Sarah Gray is an assistant editor at Salon, focusing on innovation. Follow @sarahhhgray or email

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