Neil deGrasse Tyson: Finding Extraterrestrial Life Might Unify Earth's Residents

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  • Published: 08 October 2019
  • America's favorite astrophysicist predicts what might happen if (or when) the people of Earth confirm the existence of life beyond this planet. #Colbert #NeildeGrasseTyson #Interviews

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  • House Powers
    House Powers  20 minutes back

    Eeeeeeeeverybody getting caught up in cases, man. They even fucking with the space dude! I'm in the Army, and do you know what can be considered sexual harrassment? Just about anything. A joke. We take SHARP pretty seriously. People are losing promotion chances for jokes in some cases. I can't imagine what you civilians are catching cases for?!? I hate to say this, but it's starting to feel like … a witch hunt.

    • WHO won
      WHO won  51 minutes back

      I wonder what tribe I am

      • Dennis Austin
        Dennis Austin  2 hours back

        Is it me or did he looked pissed like he was saying to himself not another geek with damn space question!!

        • JM
          JM  2 hours back

          What a weird and disrespectful way to start the interview and put Tyson on the spot like that. Colbert messed up badly. Tyson should never come back to that show again.

          • Penguinator
            Penguinator  3 hours back

            Didn't know Neil became an idiot.

            Because it sounds like he thinks aliens will somehow unify the planet while we still have China and Russia run by totalitarian dictators, and our country is half filled with a bunch of morons easily manipulated by fear mongering.

            • Sniff Heinkel
              Sniff Heinkel  4 hours back

              Wake the hell up Tyson! Its already happened. They're here. They've been here since at least the 1940's. The Government knows they are here. Wipe the blinders from your eyes and realize the truth.

              • Nicholas Chaplin
                Nicholas Chaplin  5 hours back

                Theres global warming thats the biggest danger to us right now and its not unifying us i can garuntee you many religous finatics will be freaking out with aliens i see finding aliens as something thats divides us even more

                • Mephistopheles
                  Mephistopheles  6 hours back

                  Microbial life on Mars seems innocent enough as long as they aren’t carrying micro mini laser guns.

                  • Joshua Wagy
                    Joshua Wagy  8 hours back

                    “Might” it would be so sad if it didn’t.

                    • DagobertX2
                      DagobertX2  8 hours back

                      Ok, maybe you can't eat it, but...can you smoke it? :)

                      • JMGollde Mielmort
                        JMGollde Mielmort  8 hours back

                        THE XENOS MUST BE PURGED!!!

                        • Commenter Person
                          Commenter Person  9 hours back

                          9:10 Neil, I've said that for decades.
                          From the audience's response, it's clear that most people aren't objective enough...because it is an obvious conclusion to arrive at -- even for a teeneger.

                          • Commenter Person
                            Commenter Person  9 hours back

                            I came here, hoping to finally say: Aha, fake Neil and fake Stephen....
                            ...but you both proved me wrong...AGAIN!
                            Both awesome!

                            • TruDragon88
                              TruDragon88  11 hours back

                              Well that got tense quick

                              • SmoknWoodChucks ChipChuckSmoked

                                It's horrifying what measures are taken too silience the knowledge of purposeful science. 💃🌻🙊

                                • RaZeyLWindBladE
                                  RaZeyLWindBladE  14 hours back

                                  We cant even agree on who the best footballer is on the planet let alone uniting the people in it...

                                  • Harry
                                    Harry  14 hours back

                                    This Great Man got one almost definitely false accusation of rape from a troll looking homeless woman who believes in magic, and 2 typical MeToo accusations of things that didnt even fucking matter (one being of him touching an ugly chick on the arm back in 2009, he was pointing out details on her arm's tatoo of the Solar System. Another one being of him inviting a friend in for snacks and then him hugging her and subtly letting her know that he found her attractive, once again completely acceptable although a little weird in my opinion). The SJW era is ending, everyone just give up with this ridiculous culture that our descendants are going to pity us for.

                                    • Ryan Heath
                                      Ryan Heath  14 hours back

                                      Anyone any news on cosmos season 2??

                                      • superpael
                                        superpael  14 hours back

                                        At least he didnt talk over colbert.

                                        • Victor Ruiz
                                          Victor Ruiz  16 hours back

                                          Yea unify us together so we could nuke it

                                          • Juancho Vazquez
                                            Juancho Vazquez  16 hours back

                                            Literally the first thing I noticed was no astronomical clothes

                                            • Brandon Wadsworth
                                              Brandon Wadsworth  16 hours back

                                              Hey Colbert how's the pizza ? whats you're favorite type ?

                                              • Maxie Pattie
                                                Maxie Pattie  16 hours back

                                                pre inter net WHO?

                                                • Hector A
                                                  Hector A  16 hours back

                                                  Don’t be fooled by the times ahead, cray cray how they’re fooling the masses nowadays. Stay woke

                                                  • Red H
                                                    Red H  17 hours back

                                                    More like finding hostile extra terrestrials will unite Earthlings. When there’s a greater threat people will understand the difference between humans is very minuscule.

                                                    • S G
                                                      S G  17 hours back

                                                      I hope they reprogram most of you robots.

                                                      • Fran Ra
                                                        Fran Ra  19 hours back

                                                        "I don't know why da universe be da way it be. It just do."
                                                        Neil deGrasse Tyson

                                                        • B S
                                                          B S  20 hours back

                                                          Trump 2020 :)

                                                          • Add E
                                                            Add E  20 hours back

                                                            The subtext of the beginning of the interview is that the misconduct accusations aren't false. Being allowed to keep your job, doesn't mean that you aren't a creeper who's gotten his warning. It also doesn't make the women liars. There is a very wide gray area in between the two. It is very telling that Tyson didn't take the *very obvious* lead to admit he made a mistake and has learned to think before he speaks. Or something similar.

                                                            I'm not addressing the rape accusation. That's beyond the statute of limitations at this point, so there won't be an investigation or answers one way or another. If it's true, he escaped. If it's false, that woman is probably telling the truth about something she remembers incorrectly.

                                                            • RedneckLive
                                                              RedneckLive  21 hours back

                                                              Niel pretends the Govt. Is incompitent, yet NASA got most of their tech through govt. Control. The Govt. doesn't have to be competent to cheat off their classmate, and do experiments behind closed doors. I'm sure the Govt. Copies NASA'S designs as part of the contract for the money. Or else the Govt. Would have no reason to fund the program logically.

                                                              • Aaron Urias
                                                                Aaron Urias  22 hours back

                                                                What a fun interview...

                                                                • David Eranosian
                                                                  David Eranosian  23 hours back

                                                                  The silence when Neil explained how his year was, just listen to that...

                                                                  • Hugo Zupan
                                                                    Hugo Zupan  23 hours back

                                                                    Well this escalated really fast at being, i mean really fast

                                                                    • Senor Moody
                                                                      Senor Moody  24 hours back

                                                                      So many false accusations going around, it makes it difficult to believe the real incidents

                                                                    • FORC3OFX F3AR
                                                                      FORC3OFX F3AR  1 days back

                                                                      This dudes on shows every other week

                                                                      • dogless10
                                                                        dogless10  1 days back

                                                                        As a member of earth tribe in good standing, I want to know what NASA has learned about life on Mars.

                                                                        • Hugo Carvalheiro
                                                                          Hugo Carvalheiro  1 days back

                                                                          The only thing that Neil ever raped was PLUTOS ASS!

                                                                        • Tearing Tacos
                                                                          Tearing Tacos  1 days back

                                                                          The thing is this, people respect anyone who is open and shows us the interesting views of the topic they're into, his enthusiasm reels us in, and his ability to execute the delivery is awesome. Id say people are actually hungry for real shit, and being up front and open is the easiest way into that

                                                                          • t. jobi
                                                                            t. jobi  1 days back

                                                                            This is the most self absorbed answer to such a serious question when he has admitted himself he was inappropriate and probably needs to learn to respect boundaries and ask for consent. I've met him myself and this is so sad and tremendously disappointing. How about you support women who you made feel uncomfortable by acknowledging their feelings and experience with you? Also, you should be saying you got counseling and fully recognize the power differential your position creates and that you now fully understand, respect that, and will always respect boundaries, consent, and power differentials in the future. Just because you have a lot to give in the form of science education does not mean you get a "get out of jail free" card. We should be just as hard on you until you've fully learned as we are on anyone else guilty (even by self admission) of what you've done. And of course there's no "evidence" other than someone else's word. That's what 99% of sexual assault and rape cases are. One person's word against another's. It's an invisible crime that produces (usually) very little to no physical evidence. This seriously needs to change. Where there's smoke there's fire. And that is accurate as often as climate change scientists are NdGT. I hope everyone isn't really okay with this response.

                                                                            • Mr.J
                                                                              Mr.J  1 days back

                                                                              He used to be great but now he’s just kind of annoying.

                                                                              • Ryan Balls
                                                                                Ryan Balls  1 days back

                                                                                He loves the adulation

                                                                                • Miska Autiorinne
                                                                                  Miska Autiorinne  1 days back

                                                                                  Pedo Colbert and Narcissist Tyson!!

                                                                                  • joevan burke
                                                                                    joevan burke  1 days back

                                                                                    I wrote about how alien encounter would unite us in my Anthropology journal before ever seeing this video

                                                                                  • Shinethelight
                                                                                    Shinethelight  1 days back

                                                                                    You libtards giving NGT a pass are pathetic...he most definitely did some shady stuff.

                                                                                    • Cornelius White
                                                                                      Cornelius White  1 days back

                                                                                      Well at least he opened up the conversation.

                                                                                      • Colleen Forrest
                                                                                        Colleen Forrest  1 days back

                                                                                        Yes, because that's exactly what happened with the natives when the Spanish arrived in South America!

                                                                                        PLUTO LIVES!

                                                                                        • Jesse Jensen
                                                                                          Jesse Jensen  1 days back

                                                                                          So sorry to hear this Neil, your the man

                                                                                          • Fresh.Mootz
                                                                                            Fresh.Mootz  1 days back

                                                                                            This guy is like my favorite professor (professor Williams) and what makes him so great is that he is extremely passionate about his work and his fans.