Cosmic Minute: Perihelion – The Astrophysicist’s Holiday

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 //