“I am surprised you are not a flat earther”- Fans taunt Danica Patrick over her podcast’s episode with Neil deGrasse Tyson

Danica Patrick has been hosting some interesting guests on her podcast.

“I am surprised you are not a flat earther”- Fans taunt Danica Patrick over her podcast’s episode with Neil deGrasse Tyson

Danica Patrick (Left, credits: Imago) and Neil deGrasse Tyson (Right, credits: Wired)

Just recently, former NASCAR and Indycar driver Danica Patrick‘s “Pretty Intense” podcast, celebrated for its thought-provoking and inspiring discussions, released its 217th episode, featuring astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson. However, as the episode made its rounds on social media, some fans couldn’t resist indulging in playful teasing.


Patrick posted the “Pretty Intense” podcast for four years, featuring an eclectic mix of guests. The podcast offers intense therapy through deep conversations about life and self-discovery. Releasing new episodes every Thursday, it boasts 219, including the highly anticipated one with Neil deGrasse Tyson.

In this recent episode, Patrick and Neil deGrasse Tyson embarked on a captivating exploration of various intriguing topics. These include discussions about tidal locking between Earth and the Moon, the concept of evidence in science, with a focus on the Big Bang theory, and the search for extraterrestrial life. The astrophysicist also shared personal anecdotes, underscoring the importance of curiosity, exploration, and scientific rigor in pursuing knowledge.

One particular topic that grabbed the attention of fans was Neil deGrasse Tyson’s take on the Flat Earth theory. He astutely addressed the persistence of flat Earth beliefs among certain individuals and took a critical, scientific approach to debunk the concept. Tyson used compelling scientific evidence, including space-based observations of Earth’s curvature and the principles of gravity, to dismantle the idea of a flat Earth. 


Fans make a ludicrous claim that Neil drGrasse Tyson is not well versed in astrophysics and reads off a script

Fans were pleasantly surprised when the renowned astrophysicist graced the podcast, and many praised him as one of the best guests the host had ever featured. Their excitement was palpable, and they eagerly awaited the full podcast video. However, amid the enthusiasm, a few responses took subtle jabs at Patrick.

Neil deGrasse Tyson
Neil deGrasse Tyson (Credits: CNN)

One fan expressed surprise that Danica wasn’t a believer in the flat Earth theory, indirectly criticizing Patrick for his association with it. Unfortunately, Patrick has been the target of some negative comments from a subset of fans. Others went further, calling Neil deGrasse Tyson unintelligent and insincere. They alleged that Tyson lacked knowledge about space and simply recited scripted comments.

As fans continue to enjoy the full podcast episode, it’s clear that Danica Patrick’s conversation with Neil deGrasse Tyson provides not only deep insights into the universe and science but also a dash of humor and playful banter, making it an engaging and memorable discussion for her listeners.

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