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

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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Published on 14 days ago


  1. kaiyack

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

  2. Copper Beckville

    There isn’t any extraterrestrial life.

  3. V1Gibby


  4. Super T

    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

  5. Kristina Plays

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

  6. Joel Ragen

    Neil and sonic fox talk the same

  7. tyskbulle

    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.

  8. Molly Spurgeon

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


    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?

  10. German Bobadilla

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

  11. prem swaroop

    Dude is insane.

  12. Lea Peace

    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.

  13. A Tiny Place

    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.

  14. k l

    Terrible interviewer

  15. PJNinja

    @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.

  16. Dave Z

    Colbert is a propagandist

  17. Devaldy Jonathan

    u can't spell Neil deGrasse Tyson without saying _ass_

  18. one3y3jack

    They are both professional pieces of shit...disgusting

  19. Anjan Paudel

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

  20. John Ohkuma-Thiel

    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.

  21. Marie

    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.

    1. Sterling Archer

      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

    2. Pokoirl YaSe

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

  22. Edruezzi

    Because it will be a decisive challenge of their beliefs evangelical Christians will become unhinged if alien life is ever encountered.

  23. Sugar Daddy

    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.

  24. Lilly Sour

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

    1. Hasoon nine

      Which isn't even insensitive

  25. FST Study

    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!

  26. Tony St. Angelo

    For 3 days

  27. HVYContent

    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

  28. Ron c

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

  29. Spencer Malone

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

  30. alex gerling

    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 🤣

  31. Ed SR

    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.

    1. Ed SR

      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.

    2. Gray Kin

      @bigblack7x3 no it wont

    3. Pokoirl YaSe

      @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?

    4. bigblack7x3

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

  32. Saroj Paudel

    Why is Neil laughing like Heath Ledger's Joker?

    1. Nobel Tibebe

      Nothing more accurate has ever been said in human history

    2. Nessie Andrew

      Holy molly, he is!!!

  33. A. Stafford

    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.

  34. Joseph Bishara

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

  35. Shane Riddian

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

  36. Dr. Stanislaus McClure Phd Creation Science

    NDT is a member of the mile high club... A raped a woman in Denver

  37. John Smith

    too much credits given to human.

  38. MGR1900

    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.

  39. Zynthesis

    Came here for alien news. Got rape charges.

  40. Roy Rosario

    at least I'll reach target

  41. kishona69

    Mad respect for Mr. Tyson.

  42. Ascension 669

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

  43. xXBigRojoXx

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

    1. Bacon Butties

      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.🙏

    2. xXBigRojoXx

      @klonesupreme just look into it.

    3. klonesupreme

      eddie bravo is that you?

    4. Mikey McMikeFace


  44. RR

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

  45. Abel Arredondo

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

  46. Yay Yay

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

  47. Javier Guillen

    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...

  48. Gregory Ashton

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

    1. Rebel Records

      Probably stated the central limit theorem and she got mad

  49. d6wave

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

  50. EntoSanto

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

  51. Daniel Lucassen

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

  52. Max

    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.

  53. Games Until Dawn

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

  54. Suzette Figgs

    That sir was actually poetic.

  55. Dillon Keller

    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

    1. Ts030power

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

  56. Sohail Ashraf

    Can I ask for some help or advice please? I have a flat ars and it’s pushing me towards being a believer in flat earth....what should I do? Would squats my ars round?

  57. Kai Klarr

    Wow...sometimes I choose to be self destructive and I'll watch ***t like Colbert and it's even greater capacity for comic relief when listening to the con artist known as NG Tyson and then write a post... Why do they continue to pretend evidence of extraterrestrial life here on earth is still a "possibility or that there is no evidence for confirmation? "They" continue to play us for fools and those people who still aren't aware of the extraterrestrial intervention that has been plaguing "our world" for centuries if not longer or choose to believe it a conspiracy, need to stay asleep and continue to play the role of zombie because you will be no good for the future of this world. Just a couple examples of EVIDENCE OF EXTRATERRESTRIAL LIFE AND PROOF THAT OUR GOVERNMENT HAS KNOWN ABOUT IT, SOLD US OUT TO THEM, AND ARE ATTEMPTING TO CREATE A WORLD NOT FOR US, BUT FOR THEM.... EX: 1 Former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden REVEALED DOCUMENTS providing incontrovertible proof that an alien/extraterrestrial intelligence agenda is driving US domestic and international policy, and has been doing so since at least 1945...SEE ARTICLE EX: 2 The Grenada Treaty of 1954, under the Eisenhower administration, the federal government decided to circumvent the Constitution of the United States and form a treaty with alien entities. This Treaty It was called the 1954 Grenada Treaty, which basically made the agreement that the aliens involved could take a few cows and test their implanting techniques on a few human beings, but that they had to give details about the people involved (which the aliens never did and the horrifying abductions continue to today). A thorough paper written by Michael E. Salla, Ph.D provides extensive evidence and testimonials.. SEE "Eisenhower's 1954 Meeting with Extraterrestrials" @ And if you review the article in the link I present as EX.1 herein, you will find that Edward Snowden's documents also include evidence of the 1954 Grenada Treaty. When you review the evidence, you will learn that not only are there different alien races already existing on our planet and have for quite sometime, but you will see that they have been working on an agenda to have total control over us...all benevolent extraterrestrial races WILL NOT AND DO NOT violate a universal law of NO ENGAGEMENT...the ones hiding among us, hurting us, and destroying our planet for their needs and resources DO NOT CARE ABOUT THIS VIOLATION and the "human minions" like Eisenhower, have and continue to assist these invaders for their benefit of gaining power and greed. And it is also a fact, so-called "disclosure" will not be aliens starting a bloody will be a slow and subtle public introduction that these so-called aliens are our saviors from a problem they deliberately created. "They" have been conditioning us for this introduction for a long time via media and disinformation agents... The Earth is too important to "them" to destroy or let us humans destroy with nuclear war, they need a slave work force that has been put under their control....and when you look at why governments are implementing a known health hazard and killer as in 5G tech, AI, and allowing the spraying of toxic heavy metals via their chemtrails and geo-engineering of this planet, knowing humans and precious ecosystems will suffer if not perish, then one has to ....WAKE UP PEOPLE! AND I'M WILLING TO BET A MILLION DOLLARS BOTH TYSON AND COLBERT KNOW THESE FACTS.....but their sell outs, what do you expect? And yet, I'm keenly aware that google algorithms will have caught my post and deleted it before any of you have a chance to read I said, self destructive. Have a nice day!

  58. stephanie_barrett

    ... so you didn't learn anything about yourself, say ... about boundaries or reading people or making others comfortable around you ... not even about being careful who you associate with so things don't get taken out of context, just that you have friends huh? Poor use of time and data there Doctor Tyson, you might want to go back and check those numbers.

  59. stephanie_barrett

    As a fan I was a little insulted when he invoked the name of his fans for supporting him threw this. He has made so many moral and spiritual arguments for science and scientific exploration over the years that he has become a moral leader in the community, and to that extent he owes his fans an apology for failing in his moral leadership.

  60. Sam Shane

    2:03 i’ve never heard an audience so quiet... they were all like “damn.” no one expected colbert to go hard but he did. good job stephen

  61. Brandon S

    If you read the accounts of the 4 women who say he raped/assaulted them they actually seem very credible and there is even photographic evidence of one assault. This dude is an arrogant sexually awkward predator don't let his genius fool u. Link below:

  62. LSC I Tube

    That's exactly the plan of the one world gvt headed by the current king of this world,for all of them extra dimensional beings, 'cause that's who they are,have all one master,the king of the world,the devil !

  63. LPeralta Productions

    Neil deGrasse Tyson, I don't know if anyone else noticed, but kudos on flipping the color scheme of your dress shirt and tie from the time you were on Jan 6 2018.

  64. Lion Pride

    I wish Neil was this calm during the Joe Rogan podcast a few weeks ago

  65. Freedog13

    Don't believe all woman. Many of them are nuts.

  66. Orun Makarov

    So can we all agree to say that even if there's life or even intelligent life out there in the universe, non of them are intelligent/advanced enough to find other intelligent lives?

    1. Mikey McMikeFace

      We can not. Sufficiently advanced aliens will take one look at this shithole planet and hightail it the hell outta here!

    2. Orun Makarov

      @Lancefield Denton We wouldn't know. But i think the idea of outer life visiting and observing us but not revealing themselves to us doesn't make sense to me. (Given the fact that they are imagined to be smarter than us(they have to be smarter to be able to find us.) which means we can't harm them. +We are looking and trying to find them.)

    3. Lancefield Denton

      How would we EVEN KNOW if we had been visited by a FAR MORE ADVANCED LIFE FORM as HE said the first thing they would do is to MAKE sure we are NOT AWARE of their presents.

  67. Project Unity

    Did you two also discuss backstage how you wont mention the DoD videos of UFOs that you even highlighted in one of your shows because you both know how silly it would make Niel look due to the fact that he's been avoiding the current disclosure because he's paid to be a wet blanket of a scientist?

  68. House Powers

    Eeeeeeeeverybody getting caught up in cases, man. They even fucking with the space dude! I'm in the Army, and do you know what can be considered sexual harrassment? Just about anything. A joke. We take SHARP pretty seriously. People are losing promotion chances for jokes in some cases. I can't imagine what you civilians are catching cases for?!? I hate to say this, but it's starting to feel like … a witch hunt.

  69. WHO won

    I wonder what tribe I am

  70. Dennis Austin

    Is it me or did he looked pissed like he was saying to himself not another geek with damn space question!!

    1. Dennis Austin

      ok mr. keyboard warrior are you so hard up for attention you try to attack random people or a post, you got a lot of growing up to do.

    2. Dave M

      Dennis Austin It’s you.