Heady Days for Neil deGrasse Tyson: Astrophysicist Gets His Own Beer!

Neil deGrasse Tyson has plenty to raise a glass to this month. Not only did the famed astrophysicist become the first American to receive the Stephen Hawking Medal for Science Communication on Tuesday (June 6), but he’s also getting his very own beer, courtesy of the Asheville Brewing Co. in North Carolina. An American version…

‘Star Wars’! 40 Surprising Facts from a Galaxy Far, Far Away

On May 25, 1977, a director named George Lucas gave the world its first glimpse of a galaxy far, far away. Who knew that a space opera about a farm boy who befriends a wizard and a smuggler pirate, frees a princess and liberates a galaxy would spawn a multibillion-dollar franchise and cultural touchstone? Not…