Tyson insists the Copernican demotion story is redemptive because it saves us from religious ignorance.
In a press conference yesterday about the coronavirus, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo used notably religious language.
When Tour gets done, the narrative we all learned in high school biology class is in shreds on the floor.
Scholarship on Spinoza in the last decade has increasingly recognized that he opposed the observational (empirical) and mathematical analyses of nature.
The series, as hosted originally by Carl Sagan and now by Neil deGrasse Tyson, has two notable priorities.