Some claim that evolution is just a theory, as if it were merely an opinion. The theory of evolution, like the theory of gravity, is a scientific fact. Evolution really happened. Accepting our kinship with all life on Earth is not only solid science. In my view, it's also a soaring spiritual experience.

Neil Degrasse Tyson, making religious folks squirming in their tightly wound creationist seats, as part of his new TV series Cosmos: A Spacetime Odessy