Neil deGrasse Tyson was just nine years old when he became fascinated by the mysteries of the cosmos. Today he’s known worldwide for inspiring others to consider the world—and the universe—around us. The astrophysicist, director at the world-renowned Hayden Planetarium in New York City, and science influencer has been a powerful advocate for science literacy with a popular television series and the NYT–bestselling book Astrophysics for People in a Hurry. He’s been awarded the U.S. National Academy of Sciences Public Welfare Medal for his “extraordinary role in exciting the public about the wonders of science.” Now he’s teaching you how he connects with audiences around the world.
Learn more about Neil’s MasterClass: https://mstr.cl/38Ut5p8
In his MasterClass, Neil deGrasse Tyson teaches you how to discover and communicate objective truths in clear, exciting, and engaging ways. Learn to think, measure, and weigh information like a scientist; detect flaws in your own reasoning and navigate cognitive bias; and gauge the credibility of information and ideas. He also teaches you his personal approach to communicating, whether you’re presenting to an audience, delivering a sound bite, or simply conversing with friends and family around the dinner table.
In this online class, you’ll learn about: • Scientific literacy • Cognitive bias • Personal and political truths • The scientific method • Making predictions • Scientific measurement • Effective communication • Connecting with an audience • Creating a sound bite • Inspiring curiosity
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About MasterClass: MasterClass is the streaming platform where anyone can learn from the world's best. With an annual membership, subscribers get unlimited access to instructors and classes across a wide range of subjects. Each class features about 20 video lessons, at an average of 10 minutes per lesson. You can learn on your own terms — in bite-sized pieces or binge it all at once. Cinematic visuals and close-up, hands-on demonstrations make you feel one-on-one with the instructors, while the downloadable workbooks help reinforce your learning. With MasterClass, you can stream thousands of lessons anywhere, anytime, on mobile, desktop and TV.