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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  • timberhoff
    timberhoff  5 minutes 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  1 hours back

      Welcome back!!!

      • David Fr
        David Fr  2 hours back

        Operation image cleaning began

        • Professor MAWillett
          Professor MAWillett  2 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  3 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  3 hours back

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

              • Matthew Marshall
                Matthew Marshall  3 hours back

                3 girls. He’s a creeper

                • Joshua
                  Joshua  3 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  3 hours back

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

                    • Belcean
                      Belcean  3 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  4 hours back

                        aka mr super edgy twitter douche

                        • Jay Z A
                          Jay Z A  4 hours back

                          Scientific-Women-molester de’grasse Tyson

                          • Lasse Sørensen
                            Lasse Sørensen  4 hours back


                            • Ryan Brill
                              Ryan Brill  4 hours back

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

                              • Dj Ellis
                                Dj Ellis  4 hours back

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

                                • stein1385
                                  stein1385  5 hours back

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

                                  • FishyMM
                                    FishyMM  5 hours back

                                    Isn't this the literal plot of Watchmen?

                                    • HigherPlanes
                                      HigherPlanes  5 hours back

                                      The only "sexual misconduct" that counts is rape.

                                      • A lev
                                        A lev  5 hours back

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

                                        • A lev
                                          A lev  5 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.  6 hours back

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

                                            • A- wolvy
                                              A- wolvy  6 hours back

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

                                              • Heath Sanders
                                                Heath Sanders  7 hours back

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

                                                • Richard Broski
                                                  Richard Broski  7 hours back

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

                                                  • JGui
                                                    JGui  7 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  7 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  7 hours back

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

                                                        • Rafael Hidalgo
                                                          Rafael Hidalgo  7 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  8 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  8 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  9 hours back

                                                                He just described project blue beam

                                                                • BoutiqueBuds Co.
                                                                  BoutiqueBuds Co.  9 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  9 hours back

                                                                    Neil is going through a period of heavy bombardment #notmetoo

                                                                    • Real Slick
                                                                      Real Slick  9 hours back

                                                                      this is literally the plot of watchmen

                                                                      • MisterScrambles
                                                                        MisterScrambles  10 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  10 hours back

                                                                          Kudos to Colbert for asking tough questions

                                                                          • koen Armstrong
                                                                            koen Armstrong  10 hours back

                                                                            He just said “you think the government is competent enough to pull it off”
                                                                            THEY DO. And it’s not Donald trumps government but when you have deep state covert ops that 100% have kept all of this from us.
                                                                            Straight up all I have to say is that the human race today has no idea how much has actually happened since Roswell and what’s happened over all of history. We’re lied to by more than just the USA gov but the Vatican and every other country and family and oil company that wants to hide it

                                                                            • WarlockofWordsReturns RB
                                                                              WarlockofWordsReturns RB  10 hours back

                                                                              Only if the aliens were on their way here, and they were clearly armed. Maybe then...

                                                                              • WarlockofWordsReturns RB
                                                                                WarlockofWordsReturns RB  34 minutes back

                                                                                @Eric Nick Hmm. That implies they came from outside the Milky Way. Our galaxy is easily large enough to contain many thousands of earth-like planets, potentially.

                                                                              • Eric Nick
                                                                                Eric Nick  6 hours back

                                                                                They are already here. Been here before humans. They aren't exactly here to harm us but they don't really care if we live or die. Just here for the resources. They've been in the milky way galaxy for awhile now.

                                                                            • imperial times
                                                                              imperial times  11 hours back

                                                                              "I learned that it's great to have an immense support network, as well as a loyal devoted group of subjects, when faced with the consequences of overblown sexual confidence/predatory behavior"

                                                                              • David's2Cents
                                                                                David's2Cents  11 hours back

                                                                                so what he is saying is we would put on hold fighting each other to go kill the aliens because they are not us

                                                                                • CharlesManson
                                                                                  CharlesManson  11 hours back

                                                                                  He’s got his talking point about this issue down to a ‘science’

                                                                                  • Mike Nelson
                                                                                    Mike Nelson  11 hours back

                                                                                    Once a animal gains cogent thought it can go two ways. One...they can start explaining nature through scientific methods or two, they can start explaining nature with myths that lead to religion. The first stands a slight chance of survival, the second will become a war torn savergy that will destroy itself with stupidity.

                                                                                    • YouNeed2FearMe
                                                                                      YouNeed2FearMe  11 hours back

                                                                                      I’d rather align myself with a hostile Alien race ! For centuries whites have tried to dominate Blacks on the basis of race ! The aliens if they encountered this would know it and wisely exploit it . Don’t get your hopes up too high for human cooperation.

                                                                                      • breakthrough implosion
                                                                                        breakthrough implosion  12 hours back

                                                                                        The government is competent enough to pull that off. These are what I like to call "plants." If they can pull this gangstalking bullsh_t, as known they're able to keep secrets. I used to like Neil, but really he's not a good person.

                                                                                        • Ivan123
                                                                                          Ivan123  13 hours back

                                                                                          The difference in demenour here and at Rogan is huge... He came of as really arogant sob there... now imagine how he is when all cameras are off... We think we know these people but its only a distorted persona.

                                                                                          • Matthew Coolness
                                                                                            Matthew Coolness  13 hours back

                                                                                            Americans in particular are not going to give a shit if NASA finds microbes on Mars 🦠 The NAVY released 3 videos of actual alien craft in our airspace, and nobody cared.

                                                                                            • Hx 0
                                                                                              Hx 0  14 hours back

                                                                                              I've been holding the like button for minutes, but youtube still won't let me laugh or love react to the "competent"-comment. *insert Sad emoji here*

                                                                                              • billybrooks1
                                                                                                billybrooks1  15 hours back

                                                                                                I don't know if we found life from outside our solar system but we sure have found their spaceships