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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  • Molly Spurgeon
    Molly Spurgeon  6 hours back

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

      RIZWAN FAAZAL  6 hours 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  9 hours back

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

        • prem swaroop
          prem swaroop  12 hours back

          Dude is insane.

          • Lea Peace
            Lea Peace  14 hours 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  21 hours 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  21 hours back

                Terrible interviewer

                • PJNinja
                  PJNinja  23 hours 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  1 days back

                    Colbert is a propagandist

                    • Devaldy Jonathan
                      Devaldy Jonathan  1 days back

                      u can't spell Neil deGrasse Tyson without saying _ass_

                      • one3y3jack
                        one3y3jack  1 days back

                        They are both professional pieces of shit...disgusting

                        • Anjan Paudel
                          Anjan Paudel  1 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  2 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  2 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.

                              • Pokoirl YaSe
                                Pokoirl YaSe  3 hours back

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

                            • Edruezzi
                              Edruezzi  2 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  2 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  2 days back

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

                                  • Hasoon nine
                                    Hasoon nine  18 hours back

                                    Which isn't even insensitive

                                • FST Study
                                  FST Study  2 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  2 days back

                                    For 3 days

                                    • HVYContent
                                      HVYContent  2 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  2 days back

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

                                        • Spencer Malone
                                          Spencer Malone  2 days back

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

                                          • alex gerling
                                            alex gerling  3 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  3 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.

                                              • Gray Kin
                                                Gray Kin  2 hours back

                                                @bigblack7x3 no it wont

                                              • Pokoirl YaSe
                                                Pokoirl YaSe  3 hours 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  7 hours back

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

                                            • Saroj Paudel
                                              Saroj Paudel  3 days back

                                              Why is Neil laughing like Heath Ledger's Joker?

                                              • Nobel Tibebe
                                                Nobel Tibebe  23 hours back

                                                Nothing more accurate has ever been said in human history

                                              • Nessie Andrew
                                                Nessie Andrew  24 hours back

                                                Holy molly, he is!!!

                                            • A. Stafford
                                              A. Stafford  3 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  3 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  3 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  3 days back

                                                      too much credits given to human.

                                                      • MGR1900
                                                        MGR1900  3 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  3 days back

                                                          Came here for alien news. Got rape charges.

                                                          • Roy Rosario
                                                            Roy Rosario  4 days back

                                                            at least I'll reach target

                                                            • kishona69
                                                              kishona69  4 days back

                                                              Mad respect for Mr. Tyson.

                                                              • Ascension 669
                                                                Ascension 669  4 days back

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

                                                                • xXBigRojoXx
                                                                  xXBigRojoXx  4 days back

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

                                                                  • Bacon Butties
                                                                    Bacon Butties  17 hours 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  24 hours back

                                                                    @klonesupreme just look into it.

                                                                  • klonesupreme
                                                                    klonesupreme  24 hours back

                                                                    eddie bravo is that you?

                                                                  • Mikey McMikeFace
                                                                    Mikey McMikeFace  2 days back


                                                                • RR
                                                                  RR  4 days back

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

                                                                  • Abel Arredondo
                                                                    Abel Arredondo  4 days back

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

                                                                    • Yay Yay
                                                                      Yay Yay  4 days back

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

                                                                      • Javier Guillen
                                                                        Javier Guillen  4 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  4 days back

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

                                                                          • Rebel Records
                                                                            Rebel Records  2 days back

                                                                            Probably stated the central limit theorem and she got mad

                                                                        • d6wave
                                                                          d6wave  4 days back

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

                                                                          • EntoSanto
                                                                            EntoSanto  4 days back

                                                                            Fireworks are exploding in Stephen's brain at 8:23 :P haha. I love seeing both these guys arguing stuff like these.

                                                                            • Daniel Lucassen
                                                                              Daniel Lucassen  4 days back

                                                                              the women accusing neil are just sjw bitches that start screaming sexual abuse when a man looks in their direction

                                                                              • Max
                                                                                Max  4 days back

                                                                                If he was cleared of his charges, what is the point of asking him about sexual misconduct? Other than perpetuating an overblown narrative that all men are sexual deviants? We shouldn't #believeallwomen and this is proof as to why. We should take all accusations seriously, but just because a woman says it's true, doesn't make it true.

                                                                                • Games Until Dawn
                                                                                  Games Until Dawn  4 days back

                                                                                  Back with more Neil? Nah, that is the end of the video. Misleading. smh

                                                                                  • Suzette Figgs
                                                                                    Suzette Figgs  4 days back

                                                                                    That sir was actually poetic.

                                                                                    • Dillon Keller
                                                                                      Dillon Keller  4 days back

                                                                                      I actually DO think the government is capable of keeping aliens secret. We kept the Manhattan Project secret and it had over 100,000 workers

                                                                                      • Ts030power
                                                                                        Ts030power  2 days back

                                                                                        Dillon Keller not to mention the sr-71, b2 bomber etc