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How Neil DeGrasse Tyson Are You?

Would you name your kid after a planet or moon in our solar system?

Last updated on July 3, 2018, at 1:22 p.m. ET

Posted on July 31, 2015, at 7:26 p.m. ET

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    You look up to your parents.
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    You are pretty into science.
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    You love you some space.
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    You get irritated by listening to people in power pretend they know what they are talking about.
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    You are considered a role model to many.
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    You have a killer smile.
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    You would love to be the astronaut selected to take the first steps on Mars.
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    You have been described as “sassy.”
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    You prefer Star Trek to Star Wars.
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    You have a healthy appreciation for thick, bushy mustaches.
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    You are well-loved on Reddit.
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    You bring a pretty high level of snark to the Twitter table.
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    You consider astronomy-themed neckties to be high fashion.
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    You love questions almost as much — if not more — as you do answers.
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    You fucking love the movie Contact.
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    You can do a pretty decent moonwalk and you are not afraid to break it out when needed.
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    You love the crap out of leap seconds.
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    You are no stranger to latin ballroom dancing.
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    You consider Ripster to be your favorite Street Shark.
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    You have been told by many that you make science cool.
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    You would totally name your kid after a planet or moon in our solar system.
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    Type Ia supernovas are your jam.
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    You can rock a tight wrestling singlet or at least appreciate the look.
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    You are an icon to a generation.
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    You were pretty tight with Carl Sagan.
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    You have called Jon Stewart out on his poor grasp of planetary rotation.
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