Neil DeGrasse Tyson
Neil DeGrasse Tyson, and Adam Savage
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 This week on Skepticality, Derek and Swoopy return from the desert with highlights from "The Amazing Meeting 6" conference in Las Vegas (hosted by the James Randi Educational Foundation).Joining them are two skeptics who are changing the face of popular science: astrophysicist Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, and MythBuster Adam Savage. The incomparable Neil deGrasse Tyson (Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History, current host of Nova Science Now, and the only astrophysicist to be named one of People magazine's "Sexiest Men Alive") talks with Swoopy about getting the United States back on track as science innovators. (He also sets the record straight about Pluto.) and in his third appearance on Skepticality, Adam discusses his evolution from artist and model maker to skeptic and television scientist—as well as thoughts about his life after MythBusters.
Show Notes
 

Date – July 1st, 2008 read by Derek


We have returned from The Amazing Meeting 6 in Las Vegas.
The Amazing Meeting is sponsored by The James Randi Educational Foundation.
Our thanks to everyone at the JREF.
Special thanks also to Bart Farkas.
It was great to catch up with our west coast Skeptic family. 
We'll see them again at Dragon*Con's first ever SkepTrack.
The best part of TAM is meeting people.
Please keep in touch via email or Facebook. 
We also went to the Grand Canyon and Sedona, Arizona.
We experienced Vortexes, and Vortex believers.
We also got to hang out with rock stars like Neil DeGrasse Tyson and Adam Savage.
Neil DeGrasse Tyson is the the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History.
He is also the host of NOVA ScienceNOW on PBS.
Bump - Skeptic Magazine. 
Adam Savage told Swoopy at TAM 5 about his desire to Mythbust Natural Selection.
Adam is still working on his Ig Nobel prize. 
Buster is not leaving the Mythbusters for Smash Lab. 
Swoopy told Adam he can come to Dragon*Con as a Storm Trooper. 
You can send Adam a size Medium t-shirt, and he'll wear it on the show. 
You can catch the Mythbusters on The Discovery Channel. 
Skepticality outro. 
A word from Neil DeGrasse Tyson about Pluto.



 
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