Ron Nirenberg Was Clearly Smitten by Neil deGrasse Tyson During Yesterday's #AskRon, and We Can't Blame Him

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Find someone that looks at you like Ron looks at Neil deGrasse Tyson. - MAYOR RON NIRENBERG / FACEBOOK
  • Mayor Ron Nirenberg / Facebook
  • Find someone that looks at you like Ron looks at Neil deGrasse Tyson.

Are Ron Nirenberg and Neil deGrasse Tyson the new science bros?

It would certainly seem like it during Nirenberg's out-of-office #AskRon, a weekly Facebook Live segment the mayor has done since he was a candidate in 2017 mayoral race. For this special #AskRon, the mayor chatted with astrophysicist NdGT before the best-selling author took the stage at The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts to lecture a fawning sold-out audience. It was his third show at the venue since it opened, so clearly San Antonio loves STEM.

Watch their full conversation below and watch through the end for a cameo by Jonah Nirenberg with an excellent question about Mars: