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Education Technology Platform BYJU’S Joins Neil deGrasse Tyson To Bring The Wonders Of Space And Computer Coding Into Your Home

Thanks to an exciting new program, young learners can tap in and learn about the wonders of space using computer programming. View this post on Instagram A post shared by BYJU'S FutureSchool (@byjusfutureschool)

Aug 23, 2022

Nat Geo Cancels Neil deGrasse Tyson’s ‘Star Talk’ Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

The National Geographic Channel has pulled Neil deGrasse Tyson’s “Star Talk” show after sexual misconduct allegations have surfaced against the astrophysicist. “When we learned of the allegations and the investigation began (Nov. 30) we opted to stop airing new episodes until the investigation concludes,” a Nat Geo spokesperson told AfroTech. First reported by Variety, the cancelation happened near the beginning of the show’s fifth season.  Three episodes out of a 20 episode order aired in November and more were supposed to air through December. Tyson is accused of sexual misconduct by Bucknell University’s Dr. Katelyn N. Allers and his former assistant Ashley Watson. Allers claims that Tyson groped her at a 2009 event and Watson says that he made inappropriate advances toward her. Tyson has previously received claims of sexual misconduct. In the 1980s musician Tchiya Amet claimed he raped her, according to Variety. Tyson responded to the claims in a December Facebook post . “In any...

Jan 4, 2019