The Daily Show and Colbert Report Scientifically Proven to Be Popular with Lots and Lots of Scientists
According to a highly scientific study conducted by some guy who works at USA Today, we now have definitive proof that The Daily Show and The Colbert Report are the greatest places in the visible universe to watch scientists talking about sciencey-kinds of stuff…
"Comedy Central is it, as far as science goes," says Caltech physicist Sean Carroll, who is scheduled for a Colbert Report visit in March to promote his book, From Eternity to Here: The Quest for the Ultimate Theory of Time. "I give tremendous credit to The Daily Show and The Colbert Report for understanding that science is fascinating and fun, not off-putting and work."
Take, for example, this clip from Monday night's show, in which Jon chats with celebrated astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson…
Take, also for example, all these other clips of these greatest minds of our generation being polite while while Jon and Stephen make fart jokes and such and such…
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