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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  • Miska Autiorinne
    Miska Autiorinne  15 minutes back

    Pedo Colbert and Narcissist Tyson!!

    • joevan burke
      joevan burke  53 minutes back

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

      • Shinethelight
        Shinethelight  1 hours back

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

        • Cornelius White
          Cornelius White  1 hours back

          Well at least he opened up the conversation.

          • Colleen Forrest
            Colleen Forrest  1 hours 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 hours back

              So sorry to hear this Neil, your the man

              • Fresh.Mootz
                Fresh.Mootz  2 hours 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.

                • ntme9
                  ntme9  2 hours back

                  I have thought for a long time that Neil has a dependance on some kind of drug. His behavior and face is all over the spectrum depending on the interview you see him in.

                  • MusicAnalyst Reactions
                    MusicAnalyst Reactions  2 hours back

                    So Neil gets off the hook cause there was no evidence but Kavanaugh did not get off the hook when there was no evidence for his accusation. HYPOCRITES. Fact.

                    • Harith Anti Bully
                      Harith Anti Bully  2 hours back

                      Where's mike ?? Is he gonna come on ?

                      • pmdleiria dinis
                        pmdleiria dinis  3 hours back

                        i know that im ready, please people increase your inteligence, if you are smart enough you can understand its impossible to be alone in the Universe, and obviously there are other inteligent beings and some of them ahead of us, because we just started our evolution and the Universe is many billion years old.Saying we are not ready just means the people that have the role to disclose it are not ready to lose the support of people or interests they might have with the undisclosure. For example, if the government disclosed technology that allowed us to be fully autonomous energetically, the big energy and fuel companies connected to the government would bankrupt, because these agencies pay taxes and royalties to the USA government, there is no interest in disclosing, is that hard to understand? Another example, we have accepted knowledge for what has been taught to us, imagine an extraterrestrial being telling us that our history that we studied at school aint the real history, do you think everyone would accept the new information as true? there are so many problems with the way human being is living that, if we were presented to a greater inteligence being, we wouldnt be capable of accepting the truth, that our brains are being shaped in a certain way and that our capitalist society doesnt work, obviously changing the way of life of a civilization is very hard, costs a lot of money ad takes a long time, now, who is going to pay for that? in my experiency the only goal of the governments is to make money, not to spend it, there you have a logical paradox for the freedom of information, everything that is going to cost money is put to a trial, only the people that controll the money(government is allowed to vote) so the common people never get the chance to give its opinion, matters like these never go public, like secret deals between countries, it happens a lot, most of the important issues related to us by people in power or secret services are sencured, changed or even erased. With all of this, what i mean to say is that "we will never be ready" because of interests of some people, and thats what we live in, a world of interests, everything is lead but an interest like war, government shutdowns for part of neighboring countries(US fucked so many countries up...). For us to be ready, the human mentality has to change, humble people need to start trying to get to power and greedy evil people should be dealt with, i dont believe there is any thrustworthy governments in the whole planet and i believe if people start go get more humain we actually have a chance to be ready.
                        Many people is ready already but we simply dont have the right rulling system, with this i mean our governments are not ready.

                        • pmdleiria dinis
                          pmdleiria dinis  3 hours back

                          i wonder how Neil would answer this little preposition of mine.

                      • immasurvivor
                        immasurvivor  4 hours back

                        PSA for all women: Someone being bad at flirting or being awkward around women IS NOT sexual misconduct....You think all of us are monsters who want to rape you. but 9 times out of 10 we just want you to like us and our way of getting there doesnt always pan out. Learn to recognize things for what they are. This current mindset of every little thing being sexual violence is so damaging, not just for men, but for actual victims of sexual violence.

                        • timberhoff
                          timberhoff  4 hours back

                          I think that if aliens do have a contact with us then there is a really big chance that they alreaady have a contact with more civilisations. So that encounter may open a door for us to contact tens of other civilisations suddenly. And what a game changer that would be:)

                          • mnagy1972
                            mnagy1972  5 hours back

                            Welcome back!!!

                            • David Fr
                              David Fr  6 hours back

                              Operation image cleaning began

                              • Miska Autiorinne
                                Miska Autiorinne  14 minutes back

                                David Fr And these guys offer it. They're all the same

                            • Professor MAWillett
                              Professor MAWillett  6 hours back

                              Couldn’t care less about alleged sexual misconduct.
                              Neil, I’m sure you know that we will never contact or communicate with another intelligent civilization before our species becomes extinct. Generic life might be possible but so what? You need to explain that”tribe” comment because I don’t think, except for nerds of which I am one, anyone would care unless, as was said, we could eat it or use it for fuel.

                              • Fader Ballistics
                                Fader Ballistics  6 hours back

                                Telling this blow hard to shut his phuccing mouth might unify us well before any goddamn aliens.

                                Used to love this guy, but I've come to realize how annoying he is.

                                No cap, I can totally see this arsehole up to some sexual abusive.

                                His answer for what he learned from that, along with his body language, makes me feel uneasy.

                                • Matthew Marshall
                                  Matthew Marshall  6 hours back

                                  He’s on here. Someone let him slide. He’s part of the agenda. Just saying.

                                  • Matthew Marshall
                                    Matthew Marshall  6 hours back

                                    3 girls. He’s a creeper

                                    • Joshua
                                      Joshua  7 hours back

                                      The sexual misconduct questions, took some energy out of neil, the sides of his eyes swelling red from a held emotion tells that he regrets whatever he did. & is more grateful for everything he has now.

                                      • David Alvarado
                                        David Alvarado  7 hours back

                                        Oh so nice a clip about something other than BS on the news

                                        • Belcean
                                          Belcean  7 hours back

                                          Props to NDT for working on his tendency to cut in and interrupt interviewers. There were several times he began to talk over Steve and reeled himself in. Love you Neil. Love you Steve. Keep being you.

                                          • Aldaroth
                                            Aldaroth  7 hours back

                                            aka mr super edgy twitter douche

                                            • Jay Z A
                                              Jay Z A  7 hours back

                                              Scientific-Women-molester de’grasse Tyson

                                              • Lasse Sørensen
                                                Lasse Sørensen  7 hours back


                                                • Ryan Brill
                                                  Ryan Brill  8 hours back

                                                  Remember when Matt broke up with Tina then she farted in his fridge on her way out?

                                                  • Dj Ellis
                                                    Dj Ellis  8 hours back

                                                    🙄 aliens lol ... they will have you believing it when some dopey staged attack takes place.

                                                    • stein1385
                                                      stein1385  8 hours back

                                                      At your side we have been and to further, we will always be with you Neil!

                                                      • FishyMM
                                                        FishyMM  9 hours back

                                                        Isn't this the literal plot of Watchmen?

                                                        • HigherPlanes
                                                          HigherPlanes  9 hours back

                                                          The only "sexual misconduct" that counts is rape.

                                                          • A lev
                                                            A lev  9 hours back

                                                            Normal laws apply to all: what goes up must come down.

                                                            • A lev
                                                              A lev  9 hours back

                                                              Walks out like a chump and struggles to give a honest answer. He has a perfect chance too. The guy is a “genius” I think he was doing the math in his head as he was thinking of a good reply and saw how it was backfiring and how intelligent people would think about him and the allegations and that made him choke. I wouldn’t trust a lot of what this guy says.

                                                              • Øystein A.
                                                                Øystein A.  10 hours back

                                                                I am amazed what Americans call "sexual misconduct". In my country its called being weird.

                                                                • A- wolvy
                                                                  A- wolvy  10 hours back

                                                                  Dod he just say New World Order and One World Government .. illuminati confirmed.

                                                                  • Heath Sanders
                                                                    Heath Sanders  10 hours back

                                                                    Don't you know once accused you're guilty for life, truth or not 2019 everyone

                                                                    • Richard Broski
                                                                      Richard Broski  10 hours back

                                                                      The stark difference between Neil Tyson and Mike Tyson's response when asked a question about past misconduct.

                                                                      • JGui
                                                                        JGui  11 hours back

                                                                        Sexual misconduct accusations?! há... one more good man on the line. And again, no real proof was found. Again.

                                                                        • Garmonbozia Jones
                                                                          Garmonbozia Jones  11 hours back

                                                                          People who hate on Colbert’s show for being too liberal or too PC clearly don’t even watch the show nearly enough. This talk show has developed in a very positive way through the years and it’s evident right here in this interview. Stephen is a very nice, caring and obviously pious guy... elements of that seep through all the time, but it’s clear he isn’t afraid to delve into deeper issues; sometimes ones that are quite disturbing/upsetting.

                                                                          • that one Guy
                                                                            that one Guy  11 hours back

                                                                            I hate this crowd this is a serious topic aliens r here

                                                                            • Rafael Hidalgo
                                                                              Rafael Hidalgo  11 hours back

                                                                              Oh, that look on Neil's face on 9:30 - He knows already and he's damn worried about it.

                                                                              • Joe Rivera
                                                                                Joe Rivera  11 hours back

                                                                                Disgusting that he still has a job. Sexual misconduct is not to be taken lightly- especially when three women came out and said it.

                                                                                • R M
                                                                                  R M  11 hours back

                                                                                  I very much so wished Stephen would of asked why are we not ready to receive information about life in another planet?? Is it because how it might affect religion? Might it be because discovered a life form more advance than us that we couldn’t defend from (planetary security standpoint)?? I have more questions !

                                                                                  • jason voorhees
                                                                                    jason voorhees  12 hours back

                                                                                    He just described project blue beam

                                                                                    • BoutiqueBuds Co.
                                                                                      BoutiqueBuds Co.  13 hours back

                                                                                      That’s funny, Elon Musk says he owns Area 59 and there are no aliens, if there was proof, he says he would have seen it already, he says thier is no proof of Aliens

                                                                                      • Damon
                                                                                        Damon  13 hours back

                                                                                        Neil is going through a period of heavy bombardment #notmetoo

                                                                                        • Real Slick
                                                                                          Real Slick  13 hours back

                                                                                          this is literally the plot of watchmen

                                                                                          • MisterScrambles
                                                                                            MisterScrambles  13 hours back

                                                                                            No Stephen, the first thing we'd want to know about life on Mars would be: Can I fug it?

                                                                                            • John Patsko
                                                                                              John Patsko  13 hours back

                                                                                              Kudos to Colbert for asking tough questions