Christmas is upon us, and what better way to inject some 2020-style “science” into the occasion than by having Neil deGrasse Tyson help throw a wrench into the story of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer? Here goes:

Senator Ted Cruz and others have some thoughts about that one:

It’s certainly a piece of work.

Yeah, it’d be like Vox standing next to you all night.

And the flying sleigh thing with Santa on board? Could happen!

That’s not a bad idea. And on that note, Merry Christmas, everybody, from all of us at Twitchy! God bless you and your families.