Watch. Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains the Meaning of Life. by superselected · Knowledge, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Science, The Meaning of Life · 20 Jan 2015 Share This. When a precocious six-year-old decided to ask Neil deGrasse Tyson “what’s the meaning of life,” during a talk Tyson was giving at the Wilbur Theatre in Boston, the renowned astrophysicist delivered a poignant answer. Share This. Black Online MagazineBlack ScientistsCosmosNat GeoNeil deGrasse Tyson SHARE by superselected Related Content Sudanese Refugees Granted Permission to Proceed With a Lawsuit That Could Affect the Future of “Based on a True Story” Films. Beauty. Ysaunny Brito. Alecia Morais. Cai Lee. Harper’s Bazaar. Couple Vows to ‘Buy Black’ For 30 Days and Makes a Web Series About It.