Neil deGrasse Tyson on Racism and Sexism in Science

Responding to the question “Why aren’t there more women in science,”¬†Neil deGrasse Tyson points out that he’s never been a woman, but he does know what it’s like to pursue a career in a field that defied the expectations of society.¬†“Before we start talking about genetic differences, you’ve got to come up with a system that is equal opportunity. Then we can have that conversation,” he said.