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

  • Published on:  Tuesday, October 8, 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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  • Super T

    Super T

     an hour ago

    Every time this Tyson clown speaks it's like more and more bullshit that no one even has a chance of ever disproving because it's all NASA lies, they just make shit up every day and get rewarded handsomely for doing so.
    What a joke

  • Kristina Plays

    Kristina Plays

     11 hours ago

    The interview is obviously scripted so the "not life on Earth, no" was a strange addition.

  • Joel Ragen

    Joel Ragen

     12 hours ago

    Neil and sonic fox talk the same

  • tyskbulle


     14 hours ago

    Lets be honest: Tyson is a bit of a player, you can tell by his charm. So did something inappropriate happen? Probably.
    Should it matter? Perhaps. But what is essential is that we do not pass judgement without sufficient evidence.

  • Molly Spurgeon

    Molly Spurgeon

     21 hours ago

    I don't know how well that address of the allegations and getting him to confront it more not softball



     21 hours ago

    How is no one talking about the schism that exist between a host and guest, and how on live television you better choose your words carefully, or people will pick it apart till your soul won’t rest?

  • German Bobadilla

    German Bobadilla


    If we find extraterrestrial life on Mars, flat-Earthers will get brain stroke.

  • prem swaroop

    prem swaroop


    Dude is insane.

  • Lea Peace

    Lea Peace


    He learned nothing about his behavior? Wtf. I’m not that kind of supportive fan. He could have spread some wisdom if he had gotten any from the experience. Buh bye.

  • A Tiny Place

    A Tiny Place


    I would like to add to the comment made by Dr.Tyson about DNA spin. There are other naturally occurring DNA variants such as Z-DNA that are left handed molecules. The spin is counter-clockwise.

  • k l

    k l


    Terrible interviewer

  • PJNinja



    @The Late Show with Stephen Colbert - you're only scratching the surface here. Not only is the ISS feed down and replaced with a video, the DSCOVR satellite that used to upload hourly images of the whole planet Earth has also conveniently developed a fault. There's something out there and they're not telling us. I think that an alien spacecraft has arrived and they're doing meetings in orbit with world leaders and they want to keep the whole thing quiet.

  • Dave Z

    Dave Z


    Colbert is a propagandist

  • Devaldy Jonathan

    Devaldy Jonathan

     yesterday +1

    u can't spell Neil deGrasse Tyson without saying ass

  • one3y3jack



    They are both professional pieces of shit...disgusting

  • Anjan Paudel

    Anjan Paudel

     2 days ago

    Neil deGrass Tyson as in Neil the-weed Tyson? 😂
    People get high just by listening to him😂

  • John Ohkuma-Thiel

    John Ohkuma-Thiel

     2 days ago

    Awesome point of course, and I think it goes along with the effect of discovering and confirming thousands of exoplanets even within a tiny fraction of the sky had on the way people think about the religion and politics of being ‘special people’ from a special place—the now completely debunked notion that only our solar system has planets, that we are alone and unique in all the universe at least as a mass of solids, liquids, and gas. Just finding water on other bodies within our own solar system, plenty of it, had a tremendous impact on how people think, about other people. Even though we live in a time of polarization, we no longer live in a time of chosen people and master races, of superiority and inferiority, not in popular thought the way it was even as little as ten years ago, because we know there are other planets, that there’s water ‘out there,’ and that the discovery of life beyond Earth is practically a sure thing.

  • Marie


     2 days ago +1

    I’m sad. :( I’ve loved NDT for years and I kinda wish he said a bit more about the sexual misconduct allegations. Trying to set this aside and appreciate the part of him that’s so passionate about astronomy, and compartmentalize the fact that it’s unclear if he caused harm to women.

  • Edruezzi


     2 days ago

    Because it will be a decisive challenge of their beliefs evangelical Christians will become unhinged if alien life is ever encountered.

  • Sugar Daddy

    Sugar Daddy

     2 days ago

    How naive. Most likely a large part of humanity will collaborate with Aliens to save their skins and/or obtain a few privileges (did the people under British dominion unite against the Empire?). Anyway, that's subscribing to an anthropocentric view of alien life where we imagine Aliens looking and behaving more or less like us. Flying in machines, being territorial, wanting to steal resources. Most likely alien life will be a completely different life form we can't even wrap our heads around.