[VIDEO] Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains How New York City Water Towers Work

Neil deGrasse Tyson is a celebrity astrophysicist, host of several science-based television shows, web-series and radio podcasts. He grew up in The Bronx, then earned his BA in Physics from Harvard and his PhD in Astrophysics from Columbia. Currently, he acts as the director of the Hayden Planetarium and a research associate at the American Museum of Natural History. As a champion of New York City, Dr. Tyson loves explaining how interesting things like Manhattanhenge works. In this recent video, watch as he spends nearly 7 minutes explaining everything you didn't know about the City's rooftop water towers.

via StarTalk

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