Neil deGrasse Tyson Neil deGrasse Tyson spoke at the RSA conference and he discussed exoplanets and gravity waves. Tyson also discussed how he wants to create and live in a society that values science. He stated, “The culture of science is not everywhere. It should not be taken for granted.” Tyson also suggested that aliens may have better encryption technology than humans. He said that they might be able to hide away from human technology, because they have better ways of listening under the radar.