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

  • 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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  • kaiyack
    kaiyack  42 minutes back

    Remember that time when Tyson brought an interview full stop to argue that Gibraltar was not part of the UK because he disagreed....

    • Copper Beckville
      Copper Beckville  11 hours back

      There isn’t any extraterrestrial life.

      • V1Gibby
        V1Gibby  11 hours back


        • Super T
          Super T  17 hours back

          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  1 days back

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

            • Joel Ragen
              Joel Ragen  1 days back

              Neil and sonic fox talk the same

              • tyskbulle
                tyskbulle  1 days back

                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  2 days back

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

                  • RIZWAN FAAZAL
                    RIZWAN FAAZAL  2 days back

                    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  2 days back

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

                      • prem swaroop
                        prem swaroop  2 days back

                        Dude is insane.

                        • Lea Peace
                          Lea Peace  2 days back

                          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  2 days back

                            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  2 days back

                              Terrible interviewer

                              • PJNinja
                                PJNinja  2 days back

                                @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  2 days back

                                  Colbert is a propagandist

                                  • Devaldy Jonathan
                                    Devaldy Jonathan  2 days back

                                    u can't spell Neil deGrasse Tyson without saying _ass_

                                    • one3y3jack
                                      one3y3jack  3 days back

                                      They are both professional pieces of shit...disgusting

                                      • Anjan Paudel
                                        Anjan Paudel  3 days back

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

                                        • John Ohkuma-Thiel
                                          John Ohkuma-Thiel  3 days back

                                          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
                                            Marie  3 days back

                                            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.

                                            • Sterling Archer
                                              Sterling Archer  23 hours back

                                              Stfu bitch. He was falsely accused by money grubbing women. They shoulda went to jail for false accusations. Im a fan. Will always be a fan. You should rethink your feelings

                                            • Pokoirl YaSe
                                              Pokoirl YaSe  1 days back

                                              He was falsely accused. There was no proof against him. Why should HIS image be tarnished?

                                          • Edruezzi
                                            Edruezzi  3 days back

                                            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  3 days back

                                              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.

                                              • Lilly Sour
                                                Lilly Sour  3 days back

                                                lol he's talking about sensitivity and shit when he also tweeted his school shooting tweet

                                              • FST Study
                                                FST Study  3 days back

                                                Finding a single cell species on mars is going to change the way we look at things.

                                                We think that life out there is unlikely because the environment is hostile.

                                                But, what if the environment there is hostile for us, and welcoming for them; and they might find the environment on earth to be hostile!

                                                • Tony St. Angelo
                                                  Tony St. Angelo  3 days back

                                                  For 3 days

                                                  • HVYContent
                                                    HVYContent  4 days back

                                                    Eh. Neil cutting you off is simply saving you time from adding needless information into his well orchestrated, complete thought.
                                                    The man drops gems 💎 like a Sultan

                                                    • Ron c
                                                      Ron c  4 days back

                                                      they watching this video on mars right now, like damn these humans are almost onto us!

                                                      • Spencer Malone
                                                        Spencer Malone  4 days back

                                                        Stay away from my Neil deGrasse Tyson #metoo, I just want to hear about the Galaxy!

                                                        • alex gerling
                                                          alex gerling  4 days back

                                                          I could only hope finding life on another planet make this planet unified but the question is if DNA spirals one way on 1 hemesphere does it spiral the other way in another 🤣

                                                          • Ed SR
                                                            Ed SR  4 days back

                                                            I hate women who falsely accuse men of sexual misconduct. They make true victims of sexual assault a disservice.
                                                            If you accuse a man of sexual misconduct and fail to prove it you should be prosecuted criminally and you should pay a hefty financial compensation to said man.

                                                            • Ed SR
                                                              Ed SR  1 days back

                                                              Pokoirl YaSe
                                                              Yes, innocent men and women are always more important than victims, this is how the western criminal systems of Law have been erected.
                                                              Furthermore, let me tell you something personal: when my mother was a med student one of her teachers made improper advances towards her, touching her in improper ways. She did report. But the year before another student had accused another teacher of rape, but it was a false accusation, she did so out of spite because she tried to seduce her teacher to improve her grades. Consequently, my mother’s complaint fell on deaf ears. His improper behavior only stopped when my grandfather, and army colonel in a country under military rule, paid him a visit.
                                                              So yes, it’s in the best interest of VICTIMS, that only the cases that can be proven beyond a shadow of doubt go forward. And the women who accuse men falsely must pay the price, in civil and criminal courts.
                                                              We are all innocent until proven guilty. The burden of proof lies with the accuser. Failure to do so damages all victims of sexual misconduct.

                                                            • Gray Kin
                                                              Gray Kin  1 days back

                                                              @bigblack7x3 no it wont

                                                            • Pokoirl YaSe
                                                              Pokoirl YaSe  1 days back

                                                              @bigblack7x3 So what? Innocent men are less important than victim women? Why should I lose my job because of false accusations and not be compensated?

                                                            • bigblack7x3
                                                              bigblack7x3  2 days back

                                                              you know that will stop real women from coming out with their real stories right?

                                                          • Saroj Paudel
                                                            Saroj Paudel  4 days back

                                                            Why is Neil laughing like Heath Ledger's Joker?

                                                            • Nobel Tibebe
                                                              Nobel Tibebe  2 days back

                                                              Nothing more accurate has ever been said in human history

                                                            • Nessie Andrew
                                                              Nessie Andrew  2 days back

                                                              Holy molly, he is!!!

                                                          • A. Stafford
                                                            A. Stafford  4 days back

                                                            Question is 'how the discovery will unite us.' It could be like DeGrass says, for the pursuit of knowledge. It is also possible that our unification could be caused by a common enemy(Like The Covenant in the Halo series for example). I honestly hope it's the first one.

                                                            • Joseph Bishara
                                                              Joseph Bishara  4 days back

                                                              If another planet has life, it's almost impossible that we will ever meet them due to the vast distances.

                                                              • Shane Riddian
                                                                Shane Riddian  4 days back

                                                                It's refreshing to see Neil listen...actually listen, instead of waiting (and most times not waiting) to speak. Good job, Neil.

                                                                • Dr. Stanislaus McClure Phd Creation Science

                                                                  NDT is a member of the mile high club...

                                                                  A raped a woman in Denver

                                                                  • John Smith
                                                                    John Smith  5 days back

                                                                    too much credits given to human.

                                                                    • MGR1900
                                                                      MGR1900  5 days back

                                                                      I liked it when scientists didn't shove their leftist politics down your throat. Jesus, just give us science. I'm not impressed with your left wing causes.

                                                                      • Zynthesis
                                                                        Zynthesis  5 days back

                                                                        Came here for alien news. Got rape charges.

                                                                        • Roy Rosario
                                                                          Roy Rosario  5 days back

                                                                          at least I'll reach target

                                                                          • kishona69
                                                                            kishona69  5 days back

                                                                            Mad respect for Mr. Tyson.

                                                                            • Ascension 669
                                                                              Ascension 669  5 days back

                                                                              Coming from the same dude who has said there is no extraterrestrial life. LMAO 😂

                                                                              • xXBigRojoXx
                                                                                xXBigRojoXx  5 days back

                                                                                Setting us up for fake invasion, into a one world government.

                                                                                • Bacon Butties
                                                                                  Bacon Butties  2 days back

                                                                                  xXBigRojoXx Declassified UFO sightings in the mainstream News.Establishment mouthpiece Scientists claiming unity coming from an Alien invasion.Lucifer is definitely real.God help us.🙏

                                                                                • xXBigRojoXx
                                                                                  xXBigRojoXx  2 days back

                                                                                  @klonesupreme just look into it.

                                                                                • klonesupreme
                                                                                  klonesupreme  2 days back

                                                                                  eddie bravo is that you?

                                                                                • Mikey McMikeFace
                                                                                  Mikey McMikeFace  3 days back


                                                                              • RR
                                                                                RR  5 days back

                                                                                Don't touch a woman... they'll accuse you of sexual harrassment...

                                                                                • Abel Arredondo
                                                                                  Abel Arredondo  5 days back

                                                                                  Well guess I won’t mention the that tattoo of Uranus I got....

                                                                                  • Yay Yay
                                                                                    Yay Yay  5 days back

                                                                                    wait isnt the rich unified am i missing something lol...

                                                                                    • Javier Guillen
                                                                                      Javier Guillen  5 days back

                                                                                      Seria posible por la filosofia usada por los fasistas, el extraño o extranjero, Humanos contra aliens, cambiar las guerras en la tierra por las del esoacio. Espero que no pero si la historia es un indicador...

                                                                                      • Gregory Ashton
                                                                                        Gregory Ashton  5 days back

                                                                                        Would love to know what Neil said or did that triggered those ladies to raise a complaint 🤔

                                                                                        • Rebel Records
                                                                                          Rebel Records  3 days back

                                                                                          Probably stated the central limit theorem and she got mad