“The goal here is to train your mind to question the world around you and to question what others say”
Watch Here:- Neil deGrasse Tyson Answers Science Questions
The African-American best-known scientist and astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson with his uncanny ability to convey complex cosmic concepts to average people is now teaching at MasterClass, the platform that makes it possible for anyone to learn from the best. In his MasterClass, Tyson will teach scientific thinking and communication to members on how to think like a scientist, providing methods and tools that empower them to identify and look past their own biases and find their way to what is objectively true.
“Neil is an outstanding scientific communicator,” said David Rogier, co-founder, and CEO of MasterClass. “As Neil mentions in his class, he’s never allowed a look under-the-hood to the processes behind his methods of thinking and communicating. He provides so much insight for our members to use in their everyday lives.”
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” and “Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysicist and the Military.” Tyson’s professional research interests are broad and include star information, exploding stars, dwarf galaxies, and the Milky Way structure. Tyson obtains his data from the Hubble Space Telescope, as well as from telescopes in California, New Mexico, Arizona, and in the Andes Mountains of Chile. Tyson is also the first occupant of the Fredrick P. Rose Directorship of the Haydon Planetarium. 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 people how he connects with audiences around the world.
“I can guarantee you that the most important moments of your life are decided not by what you know, but by how you think. The goal here is to train your mind to question the world around you and to question what others say. If you are hungry to learn and care about what is actually true in the world, my MasterClass is for you.” – says Tyson.
Designed for anyone who wants to discover and communicate more clearly and convincingly. Tyson’s MasterClass will focus on strategies for thinking about and conveying scientific truths. Using a range of captivating examples, the class will give students a look inside Tyson’s brilliant mind, offering tools that can be implemented when learning any number of scientific subjects. Tyson will touch on strategies for scientific thinking, including making predictions, identifying truths and biases, and approaching new information with healthy skepticism. In later lessons, he will focus on strategies for communications and sharing personal truths. From mastering a sound bite to framing their overall message, these strategies for communication will leave students feeling empowered to present their thoughts in day-to-day life.
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