Heady Days for Neil deGrasse Tyson: Astrophysicist Gets His Own Beer!


Neil deGrasse Tyson has plenty to raise a glass to this month.

Not only did the famed astrophysicist become the first American to receive the Stephen Hawking Medal for Science Communication on Tuesday, but he’s also getting his very own beer, courtesy of the Asheville Brewing Co. in North Carolina.

An American version of the Belgian witbier, the Bier LemonGrass Tyson will debut on July 13, the same day Tyson rolls into Asheville for “An Astrophysicist Goes to the Movies,” his talk about the real science behind such movies as Star Wars, Gravity, and The Martian.

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