Famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson knows the Earth is, in fact, round. Tyson also knows some people who share his level of celebrity don’t agree with him on that.
After vainly explaining to these celebs time and time again that the Earth is round, Tyson is trying a different approach. This time, he’s showing how science deniers can be detrimental in government.
In a series of tweets on Friday, Tyson highlighted a larger problem that high-profile flat-Earthers (and other types of science deniers) create: They are bad influences on their fans and supporters.
Tyson began by explaining that flat-Earthers who live in the U.S. are allowed to say whatever they want, truth or not. Constitutional rights don’t make beliefs true, however