Sunday, May 20, 2012

Monday Moustache: We're Dealing With a Moustache Over Here

This marks the fortieth post in a recurring segment on moustaches.

Today's (bad-ass) moustache:

Neil deGrasse Tyson

In case you've been living on the former planet known as Pluto, Neil Degrasse Tyson is a badass.

Tyson is both touted and defamed as the reason Pluto is not a planet at all anymore, because, you know, science. He claims he was simply the "getaway driver" in the crime of robbing Pluto its high esteem.

Neil stared the Roman God of Death in the face and did not blink. Hell, he probably told Pluto that it was spinning the wrong way, like he did with the Daily Show Earth (unnoticed for years and years).

Is it any surprise that "The World's Sexiest Astrophysicist" rocks a cosmically classy 'stache under his nose? Neil deGrasse Tyson puts the "bang" in the Big Bang.

The Internet swallowed Mr. Tyson and spit him out as a meme as well. It really has nothing to do with anything other than the hilarity of his gestures and respect for Isaac Newton.
This Black and White meme makes good use of Neil's moustache

The former pupil of Carl Sagan has truly blossomed. As a former collegiate wrestler he now tackles the mysteries of Dark Matter with the ferocity  he brought to the mat. He advocates for advancing science funding-- particularly for space exploration-- because if we don't continue on that frontier, as he would say, "then we're headed right back towards the cave." His recent opponents: the anti-scientific religious community, Bill O'Rielly, and ignorance as a whole.

As if that were not enough, Neil has given us one more heavenly gift: the gift of knowing "The Most
Astounding Fact About the Universe:

In time, the obviousness of the truth will be revealed: The Universe revolves around Neil deGrasse Tyson's moustache.

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