science
Thor's Hammer Weighs as Much as 3 Billion Elephants, Says Neil deGrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson just took the mystery out of a cosmic mystery in comics, and somehow made it even cooler. How much does Mjolnir, the hammer of Thor forged from a collapsing star, actually weigh? Turns out, stars weigh a lot. Read More >>

movies
How Realistic Are All of James Bond's Weapons and Gadgets?

When I was a wee pup, my favourite thing about James Bond movies were the scenes with Q. Back then, getting a peek behind the laboratory of insane gadgets and wild weapons was just as cool as killing bad guys in a tuxedo and sleeping with women without one. But how real were those movie-world gadgets? Giz favorite Neil deGrasse Tyson analysed and fact-checked Bond weapons to see which were scientifically viable. Read More >>

space
Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains Why the Original Star Trek's Enterprise is the Best. Starship. Ever.

Acclaimed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson was in attendance at the most recent Starship Smackdown — an anual end-of-Comic-Con tradition wherein a posse of high-profile in-the-know space nerds debate one another of the best starship of all time. Read More >>

science
Neil DeGrasse Tyson Calls Out Prometheus For Its Sketchy Science

Most science fiction fans are happy to shrug off technical inaccuracies while enjoying a movie. But not if you're the director of the Hayden Planetarium and a world-renowned astrophysicist. Which is why Neil DeGrasse Tyson couldn't help but question one of Prometheus' technical gaffes. Read More >>

Login
X

Don't have a Gizmodo UK account?