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Neil deGrasse Tyson is the world's most famous astrophysicist, and he is a HUGE Trekkie.
The host of StarTalk Radio is a fan of science fiction and futuristic movies, and of Star Trek in particular.
Considering his love for space and science, that's no surprise.
What is surprising, though, is his distaste for a certain sci-fi series with its own enormous following.
"I never got into Star Wars," Tyson tells us. "Maybe because they made no attempt to portray real physics. At all."
Watch Neil deGrasse Tyson talk about Star Wars, Star Trek, and whether he's more of a Captain Kirk or Captain Picard guy.
StarTalk Radio is a podcast and radio program hosted by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, where comic co-hosts, guest celebrities and scientists discuss astronomy, physics, and everything else about life in the universe. Follow StarTalk Radio on Twitter, and watch StarTalk Radio "Behind the Scenes" on YouTube.
Produced by Will Wei, Robert Libetti, and Kamelia Angelova
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