“My intent was to offer objectively true information that might help shape conversations and reactions to preventable ways we die,” his note read. “Where I miscalculated was that I genuinely believed the Tweet would be helpful to anyone trying to save lives in America. What I learned from the range of reactions is that for many people, some information –-my Tweet in particular — can be true but unhelpful, especially at a time when many people are either still in shock, or trying to heal – or both.”
Here’s my favorite tweet in response to Tyson:
Every time Neil DeGrasse Tyson comments on things, I’m reminded that it’s important to fund the arts and humanities.
— Trung Le Nguyen (@Trungles) August 4, 2019
And just to be complete, here’s the battle of Wolf 359, as seen in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine…