Neil deGrasse Tyson: Super Scientist


Guess who found the location of Superman’s home planet of Krypton?  Oh yeah, we already told you.  The coolest super-scientist in New York– .

The “real” Krypton is in the Corvus constellation, about 27.1 light years from Earth, orbiting the red dwarf star LHS 2520, Tyson determined.

The Hayden Planetarium director tracked down the locale based on information provided to him by DC Comics, which was doing a story on Superman’s search for his home planet in the pages of “Action Comics.”

Read more at nypost.com and abc.go.com.

18 Comments

  1. TBVickroy

    November 5, 2012 at 3:02 pm

    I nearly fell out of my chair when Neil told Jon Stewart that The Daily Show globe at the beginning of the program is spinning the wrong way. Too fuckin funny.

  2. AnthonyLoman

    November 5, 2012 at 3:07 pm

    Cool but what is with the fruity vest Neil?

    • Drippy Granny

      November 5, 2012 at 4:01 pm

      @AnthonyLoman It’s super gay for a gay man or super stylish for a black man. Another reason why blacks and gays are in the same fight

      • AnthonyLoman

        November 5, 2012 at 4:04 pm

  3. LizSetsFire

    November 5, 2012 at 3:10 pm

    He should have been the first black president.

    • Drippy Granny

      November 5, 2012 at 3:58 pm

      @LizSetsFire I’d like that but you do know he’s a super liberal

      • ecupirate

        November 5, 2012 at 6:20 pm

        @Drippy Granny  @LizSetsFire i don’t care what side they are on if they are super intelligent, rational and logical should be a qualification

  4. Jerry65

    November 5, 2012 at 3:11 pm

    I liked him in the rocky movies. I wish the Russian didn’t kill him

    • bmqq316

      November 5, 2012 at 3:52 pm

      @Jerry65 You can’t kill Action Jackson.

      • mistawag

        November 5, 2012 at 10:29 pm

        @bmqq316  @Jerry65 Also known as affirmative action jackson.

  5. FezLineOfTheDay

    November 5, 2012 at 4:36 pm

    Isn’t  Hayden Planetarium the cheerleader from Heroes

  6. Greatly Fatigued

    November 5, 2012 at 4:37 pm

    He is an excellent lobbyist.

  7. Judge Smails

    November 5, 2012 at 4:41 pm

    Watch out!  We’ve got a Super Bad Ass over here!

  8. Ziggy Stardust

    November 5, 2012 at 4:53 pm

    Yeah, sorry I haven’t picked up a comic book since I was seven.

  9. FLprodivider66

    November 5, 2012 at 6:54 pm

    Next he can tell us where the bat cave is now??

  10. seamus98

    November 5, 2012 at 9:38 pm

    how would you like to mow my lawn?

  11. mistawag

    November 5, 2012 at 10:32 pm

    Knock off this crap and get back to work on the jet packs we were promised way back in the 50’s!

  12. ediblegenius

    November 6, 2012 at 9:07 am

    What they don’t show you is Hawkings and Luthor at the legion of Doom headquarters….