Neil deGrasse Tyson in New York in 2014.
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By Tessa Berenson
January 8, 2015

Neil deGrasse Tyson is going to host National Geographic’s first ever late-night talk show.

The show will be called Star Talk, and the astrophysicist will host pop culture celebrities and science commentary from people like Bill Nye, the Washington Post reports.

“Cosmos allowed us to share the awesome power of the universe with a global audience in ways that we never thought possible,” Tyson said in a statement, according to the Post. “To be able to continue to spread wonder and excitement through Star Talk, which is a true passion project for me, is beyond exciting.

The show is set to premiere in April.

[Washington Post]

Write to Tessa Berenson at tessa.berenson@timeinc.com.

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