"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science." — Albert Einstein
This article originally appeared on 01.14.15
I recently spent some time with Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson. He's known not only for breaking down stereotypes about what kinds of people go into science, but he has actively stood up and spoken against those who would close its doors, especially to young women.
So when Neil was asked this question from a little girl during a public speech, he gave one of the best answers I've ever heard. It may drive some parents crazy, but it also might just help change the world.