Cosmic Minute: Perihelion – The Astrophysicist’s Holiday
September 18, 2014•59 sec
Is January 1st really an astronomically special day? StarTalk Radio host Neil deGrasse Tyson debunks the science behind holidays and separates fact from fiction on a couple of the most well-known days of the year – and how often the sun really rises in the east and sets in the west? If you like this track, check out the whole StarTalk Radio “Cosmic Queries: Holiday Edition” episode at http://www.startalkradio.net/show/cosmic-queries-holiday-edition/.