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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Comments • 3 539

  • Copper Beckville
    Copper Beckville  4 hours back

    There isn’t any extraterrestrial life.

    • V1Gibby
      V1Gibby  4 hours back


      • Super T
        Super T  10 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  20 hours back

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

          • Joel Ragen
            Joel Ragen  21 hours back

            Neil and sonic fox talk the same

            • tyskbulle
              tyskbulle  23 hours 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  1 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  1 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  1 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  2 days back

                                    They are both professional pieces of shit...disgusting

                                    • Anjan Paudel
                                      Anjan Paudel  2 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  16 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  3 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  3 days back

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

                                                    • Spencer Malone
                                                      Spencer Malone  3 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  24 hours 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  1 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  4 days back

                                                                  too much credits given to human.

                                                                  • MGR1900
                                                                    MGR1900  4 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  4 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

                                                                                    • d6wave
                                                                                      d6wave  5 days back

                                                                                      You runnin' out of beagle dogs from test labs with torturing thingy ?