Neil deGrasse Tyson Talks Moons on 'The Late Show'

Stephen Colbert loves watching him work the crowd

Neil deGrasse Tyson on The Late Show

Neil deGrasse Tyson on The Late Show

Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains The "Strawberry Moon"Youtube

Neil deGrasse Tyson has a pretty big fanbase, and not just at Popular Science. The astrophysicist's charismatic presentations (and legendary meme status) mean he can really get a crowd going over things a lot of people slept through in high school and college.

That's why it was no surprise that Stephen Colbert and the entire Late Show audience were rapt as deGrasse Tyson explained the phenomena of different moons—strawberry, blue, hunter's, harvest... and yes, even honey.

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