Neil deGrasse Tyson on Blending Science and Stand-Up for New StarTalk TV Talk Show

Internet Lord (and sure, astrophysicist or whatever) Neil deGrasse Tyson is taking his popular StarTalk podcast to National Geographic Channel starting April 20. The newly televised version of the show will follow the podcast’s existing format, with Tyson discussing different scientific topics with a variety of cohorts, usually stand-up comics or writers.

Boy, 6, Asks Neil deGrasse Tyson About the Meaning of Life (VIDEO)

Neil deGrasse Tyson Gets His Own Late-Night Talk Show

The late-night talk show landscape is about to start looking a little more lunar.

Neil deGrasse Tyson, he of the controversial Twitter feed and virulent Internet following, is getting his own talk show on the National Geographic Channel, appropriately titled Star Talk.

Neil deGrasse Tyson's Controversial Twitter Christmas: A Timeline

Astrophysicist, prolific Tweeter and Internet favorite Neil deGrasse Tyson had a pretty busy Christmas, which – depending on your level of online and/or social media engagement – you may or may not be aware of.

Let’s recap.

Dec. 25

'Manhattanhenge' Is Thursday: Here's How to See It

Manhattanhenge returns Thursday night for the first of two 2014 engagements. If you’re in New York City, here’s how best to properly experience Neil deGrasse Tyson’s astronomical holiday.

Carrie Underwood, Seth Meyers and More Bring Star Power to Time 100 Gala

Where else can you find country queen Carrie Underwood and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson celebrating at the same fête?

Stars mingled with scientists, tech experts, politicians, artists and activists Tuesday night at the Time 100 gala, which honored those featured in Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World issue.

Neil deGrasse Tyson Is Happy to Be a Nerd Sex Symbol

Not since Steve Urkel’s suave alter ego Stefan has there been a man of science in pop culture who also happens to be crush-worthy. Enter the new host of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson.

At age 55 and married with two teenage kids, the esteemed astrophysicist might not seem like the typical heartthrob. But truth be told, he has a host of admirers.

6 Reasons Neil deGrasse Tyson Is the Internet's Favorite Scientist

Even before he got the gig hosting FOX’s rebooted Cosmos, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson was the Internet’s celebrity best friend – a combination of role model, spokesman and god.

How did the director of the Hayden Planetarium (and formerly one of PEOPLE’s Sexiest Men Alive) achieve his current level of viral fame? Six clues, below:

Cosmos Review: To Infinity and Beyond

It s been nearly 35 years since Carl Sagan became a global celebrity hosting PBS s guide to the universe, Cosmos. In that classic series he also originated the catchphrase “billions and billions,” which can suggest the staggering immensity of the universe or, even more mind-boggling, the number of variations the Internet has created on “What character are you?” quizzes.