Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains What Would Happen If You Fell into a Black Hole

Per­haps you’ve pon­dered your own mor­tal­i­ty. But have you ever imag­ined per­ish­ing as you fall into a black hole? Prob­a­bly not. But if you’re intrigued by this admit­ted­ly unlike­ly sce­nario, then watch the clip above. Neil deGrasse Tyson, an astro­physi­cist who heads up the Hay­den Plan­e­tar­i­um in NYC, breaks down the scene for you step-by-step and in a fair­ly humor­ous way. This talk is based on his well-reviewed book, Death by Black Hole: And Oth­er Cos­mic Quan­daries.

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