Intellectual prowess aside, popular astrophysicist and Startalk host Neil deGrasse Tyson is best known for one thing: Bad tweets. Tyson’s Twitter presence has been criticized for its pedantry, tone-deafness, and lack of humor. Even Netflix dragged him for Tysonsplaining the movie Armageddon. Tyson, who has at least once been referred to as “Buzzkill Lightyear,” has never addressed why he is the way he is, but perhaps that’s because he’s never been asked outright.

That’s why, in an interview on Wednesday at his office in the American Museum of Natural History, Inverse asked him: Why are Neil deGrasse Tyson’s tweets so bad?

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