Neil DeGrasse Tyson: Is This Thing A Spaceship?

  • Published on Jan 6, 2018
  • Astrophysicist and 'Astrophysics for People in a Hurry' author Neil deGrasse Tyson explains the science behind the first observed interstellar object to visit our universe (which Stephen knows is full of aliens).
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  • Karthick John
    Karthick John 3 hours ago

    I would like have a copy of this book. How can i get it? Please help me sir.

  • SFB
    SFB Day ago


  • Qishi Li
    Qishi Li Day ago

    He has really big hands.

  • O P A L M A L I N E

    I want Neil’s tie.😂

  • O P A L M A L I N E

    Man, Neil is one of my idols. He’s one of the reasons I want to be an astrophysicist, astronaut or astronomer myself.

  • Jazzyman
    Jazzyman Day ago

    Looks nothing like any cigar I ever smoked. More like last nights dinner

  • Shtrakimrak
    Shtrakimrak 2 days ago

    3:00 it's bold calling yourself a thinking man

  • turbo 14
    turbo 14 2 days ago

    @ Stephen Colbert... u f-ing moron hahahahaha

  • omar neyomar
    omar neyomar 3 days ago

    I love stephen 😄

  • patrick williams
    patrick williams 3 days ago

    In my opinion even if many scientists told him he was a fool, Drake and his equations were not crazy 3500 extraterrestrial civilisations in the Milky Way. Near 10 of them would be able to communicate and to travel deep space. If he is right the universe is full of life and for sure we would be some of the most primitive races which would be difficult to accept as humans and for our own safety.

  • Ben Dover
    Ben Dover 3 days ago

    This was an alien scout. The real invasion is om its way...

  • Assassin # 302
    Assassin # 302 3 days ago

    Damn boy , mah man has got talent 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

  • Primordial Remnant
    Primordial Remnant 5 days ago

    What if that fucking thing is some sort of .... advanced A.I. masquerading as a debris cluster and it's just waiting for us to reboot Spiderman again so it can destroy us?

  • Elia Canales
    Elia Canales 6 days ago


  • Eshu Prakash
    Eshu Prakash 7 days ago

    3:00 damn Stephen impressive

  • Sam Nigam
    Sam Nigam 8 days ago

    Yeah very funny laugh it off jerkoff Neil Tyson. This guy is a skeptic n a liar main stream scientist. These guys only believe in known science astronomy n theoretical physics but shy away from emerging theories. They dont accept UFO sightings n call them hoax. Not all UFO cases are hoaxes most of em are unexplained. I hate main stream scientists coz they only study Universe in a nutshell. Stephen Stephen ya thats right Stephen is challenging the stupidity of Tyson. Oumuamua was a inter stellar Cigar shaped mothership UFO.

  • envi z
    envi z 8 days ago +4

    2:58 wow that was a pretty valid legitimate argument that Neil couldn't address

  • Murphy mac
    Murphy mac 11 days ago

    Holy shit sorey aboit the bad spelling these s7s are so small even my boney fingers cant use them shit are you too ever funny ops sorry about the human language but its sp hard to find words for how hard you guys make us laugh

  • Murphy mac
    Murphy mac 11 days ago

    Stephen colber yes the aliens do smoke only the human versuons of them do tho not the ones on the ships

  • Murphy mac
    Murphy mac 11 days ago

    Your linear minds wojt allow you to know what they are lmao

  • Murphy mac
    Murphy mac 11 days ago

    They are very identified

  • Murphy mac
    Murphy mac 11 days ago

    If you wanna know they are i am well aware of what they are lmao

  • Dalena
    Dalena 12 days ago

    Let the professor speak Colbert

  • Nikos A
    Nikos A 12 days ago

    More like : Is this thing a scientist?

  • The Sun
    The Sun 13 days ago

    Roses are red
    Violets are violet
    Neil deGrasse tyson
    Should sometimes stay quiet

  • Nick Elj
    Nick Elj 13 days ago

    Neil is nothing more than a main stream scientist.

  • Abdy Guracha
    Abdy Guracha 13 days ago +1

    He is just laughing at how dumb everyone is he knows something 😂🤔

  • Paul Blake
    Paul Blake 13 days ago

    Tyson is one of the reasons that NASA went from walking on the Moon... To sixty years later, still tending an advanced Satellite with humans on board, acting like Disneyland Astronaut greeters, "eating floating food over and over, and explaining space toilets, duh!" And rovers taking lousy photos of Mars with the most advanced cameras our Tax Money can afford.

  • RobKirbyson14
    RobKirbyson14 14 days ago

    You can't educate pork.

  • RobKirbyson14
    RobKirbyson14 14 days ago

    Nobody on this planet has a clue what this thing looks like.... so the space agencies decide to approach artists and digital artists with the brief: 'Render us an asteroid that is long and thin... twenty times longer than it's width.' Well, they can't have us thinking it is possibly of alien construct can they? And the best way to do that is to render it as a rock.

  • Hobo Final FLASH
    Hobo Final FLASH 14 days ago

    how the fuck didnt i hear about the ufo footage until now...

  • petrol devo
    petrol devo 15 days ago

    We just have to come to the understanding that we are not the only beings here considering we have numerous sightings of everything from metal spheres, abductions, cigar shaped sightings, which i myself caught on photos. I do believe that theres something going on. I dont feel this is being done to harm humans, but we are being studied. A case in point, i had to take my mom to the women's hospital one afternoon and upon leaving the hospital my mom says look at the silver balloons in the sky. I looked and there was two silver spheres just moving from north to south, close approximation to each other, but non the less moving. So i watched these spheres and their reaction to the wind that we had that day which was moving from the south. A head wind if you want to call it that. So i discounted that they were balloons considering they would have changed direction with the wind. So i watched the spheres and i noticed that there was a definite flight plan, one continued on its trajectory and the other moved around the other like it was controlled. I seen the same reaction to black spheres i noticed last summer walking through a parking lot. They're were two spheres acting in the same manner. Other people in the area saw me staring and noticed them. One lady freaked out saying its the end of times. Funny. I just want to get my hands on one of these spheres and see just what the heck it is. Mabey reverse engineer the thing for something useful.

  • J.A. Flo
    J.A. Flo 15 days ago

    Neil Degrasse Tyson is a Malaka

  • Lleelloo Lleelloo
    Lleelloo Lleelloo 16 days ago

    After the check mate i love tyson look llooll should won an award for this

  • Steel Forge
    Steel Forge 17 days ago

    Wow hd pic

  • 3434aaaa
    3434aaaa 18 days ago

    Stephen COlbert and his dumbass audience. He wants it to be an alien ship and show that he is smarter than a real scientist. ANd the the audience laps it up. Fuckers !!! No wonder Trump is your president.

  • ChronoChrome
    ChronoChrome 20 days ago

    Neil is just done with Stephen and I love it.

  • felipe massafera
    felipe massafera 21 day ago

    Space turd

  • Alain Brisebois
    Alain Brisebois 22 days ago


  • Céyl Anderson
    Céyl Anderson 24 days ago

    love you Both

  • Emerson Pinto
    Emerson Pinto 28 days ago

    The astro-actor .

  • Milly Joy
    Milly Joy 29 days ago

    This may be an asteroid but why couldn't a advanced civilization projected the trajectory , determined it's path would take it outside their dying solar system and into our still thriving Milky Way galaxy and found a way to live on or within this asteroid but due to the vastness of space these aliens may have died along the way.

  • Headlines Generator
    Headlines Generator 29 days ago

    I wish he was my science professor

  • Arbaaz Atar
    Arbaaz Atar Month ago +1

    *Sometimes you have to remain silent*

  • Coco Ochwada
    Coco Ochwada Month ago

    Neil's face at 0.25 is the definition of "You're stupid, but I'll play along with this". I'M. HOWLING!!!

  • breckandy
    breckandy Month ago

    What an annoying ass. Has Neil an intelligent astrophysicist on and wastes his time. The audience wouldn't be able to read his book anyway.

  • naz salabarria
    naz salabarria Month ago

    So what if he went to far I’m ok with that . Women aren’t fucking like they used to so a lot of dicks going past due dates

  • H2 Da
    H2 Da Month ago

    It did pick up speed on the way out. Thats why some scientists think it a ufo.

  • Rahul Ranjan
    Rahul Ranjan Month ago

    He is reading the book like its BIBLE.

  • magoo face
    magoo face Month ago

    I love how Neil degrees Tyson's hands just do whatever they want.

  • Picasso1975
    Picasso1975 Month ago

    He's got more hair now than when he fought Evander Holyfield.

  • Piyush Kumar
    Piyush Kumar Month ago

    Stephen won the space war. Not america not russia but stephen.

  • Lord Sourmash
    Lord Sourmash Month ago

    Colbert just admitted that God does exist.

  • David J
    David J Month ago

    I was hoping to get the correct pronunciation of oumuamua

  • Sayf Taleb
    Sayf Taleb Month ago

    I love u Dr.Neil ur amazing

  • Jonathan Allen
    Jonathan Allen Month ago

    It could of also been formed within a planet from volcanic activities. It's possible in places with extreme gravity, how we have granite here on Earth there could even bee harder rock and metal formed elsewhere and this planet could of been ripped apart into all sorts of pieces.
    Rocks in space don't have to all be the same shape and I'm sure they have found asteroids in our own system with rare shapes.

  • Nathan Tiffen
    Nathan Tiffen Month ago

    Neil’s laugh:
    Ahhh eugghhhhh TTSSSSSSSSS

  • Gundam
    Gundam 2 months ago

    Nothing creepy about that laugh

  • Chin Chin
    Chin Chin 2 months ago +1

    NASA go science that shit

  • Shaunus Maximus
    Shaunus Maximus 2 months ago

    when I first saw this thing, all I could think of was "space turd".

  • Nishad S
    Nishad S 2 months ago

    Hitting an asteroid into a trajectory of a living planet is the best shot of communication between two interstellar intelligence

  • dancepiglover
    dancepiglover 2 months ago

    I'm surprised Neil didn't correct Stephen about the pen. Gravity was acting on it the entire time, not just after it reached the peak before falling to the desk.

  • Panos Ch.
    Panos Ch. 2 months ago

    Thats such a wonderful picture!

  • Varinderpal Singh
    Varinderpal Singh 2 months ago

    And I thought Sheldon can never exist in Real life..!!!!! 😁😁

  • Anon Ymous
    Anon Ymous 2 months ago

    Tyson's info isn't accurate? Tyson claims it's likely a collection of rocks, but the object was observed rotating on multiple axis.' Groups of rocks don't rotate with respect to each other. Also, the object had some acceleration not explained by gravity that is still unexplained. Right?

  • Andreas Angeltveit
    Andreas Angeltveit 2 months ago

    Problem with Neil's theory on it not being solid: If it is not, then it would not have had the same shape after the pass around the sun as it had before. Simply due to having been affected by photons at various degrees on what Niel claims is a non-solid substance!
    Check mate for that theory!

  • Joe S
    Joe S 2 months ago

    Listen to all those retards clap for cobert. 3:10 an onward. This is barely a comedy show.

  • Khulani Tshona
    Khulani Tshona 2 months ago

    Stephen is way too animated, give Neil a chance to talk, he’s the scientist not you!

  • Øivind Solheim
    Øivind Solheim 2 months ago

    Tyson are an tragic front figure for No Such Agency.

  • Johnathon Fake Name
    Johnathon Fake Name 2 months ago

    "the reason we know that it's probably not aliens is we calculated it's expected trajectory and the whole thing is completely determined by the laws of gravity."
    *proceeds to travel at a trajectory not calculated and not able to be explained by the laws of gravity*

  • Ricky G
    Ricky G 2 months ago

    I thought this ship had a Solar Sail and sped up its speed abnormally

  • Mcclays Mcclays
    Mcclays Mcclays 2 months ago

    I love that he had to admit that what the media is showing the sheople and man made drawing. It's all bull shyte a very old plan at work and thier close to completion.

  • Duane Anderson
    Duane Anderson 2 months ago

    Just a nother me too movement too bad Neil .you fucked up

  • Dave Randle
    Dave Randle 2 months ago +1

    I always knew he was a rapist.... The mustache

  • GymChess
    GymChess 2 months ago

    Freemason. "Nuff" said.

  • Jiro the Shiba Inu
    Jiro the Shiba Inu 2 months ago +5

    Is Neil DeGrasse Cleveland from Family Guy?

  • Susan Kodner
    Susan Kodner 2 months ago +1

    Neil is kind of a dick.

  • NerdThatHitUrMom
    NerdThatHitUrMom 2 months ago

    Michael j fox anyone?

  • heymisterderp
    heymisterderp 2 months ago

    The aliens from the Rastafaria star cluster dragged that thing into our solar system as a gentle reminder of what's going to happen to us if we don't O-bey.

  • Twatsack™
    Twatsack™ 2 months ago

    Hyperbolic? Hyperbollocks.

  • Rick Gage
    Rick Gage 2 months ago

    Right off the bar Neil is already trying to debunk it. Just like he is paid to do.

  • William Jordan
    William Jordan 2 months ago

    NDT you are literally star dust.....

  • Nick
    Nick 2 months ago

    He better find a way to Mars with Elon because his ass is getting #Metoo'd

    BIG ERN 2 months ago +2

    Neil rapes women. His thoughts and opinions are pointless. Just loves to hear himself talk

  • Peter Petruzzi
    Peter Petruzzi 2 months ago

    I once took a dump that rivals that asteroid...ass-teroid huhhh huh

  • KineticUncertainty
    KineticUncertainty 2 months ago +1

    it doesnt need to have engines. It can be accelated by other means of energy. Maybe its using radiation to maneuver itself.

  • Alberto Agilar
    Alberto Agilar 2 months ago

    colber is fukn rude

  • WaheedQc
    WaheedQc 2 months ago

    I bet Stephen Colbert has his own fake youtube accounts for posting about Trump.

  • Anthony Perone
    Anthony Perone 2 months ago

    No ones talking about how this could be a ghost ship regardless this thing is not natural

  • bbyshady
    bbyshady 2 months ago

    Neil should stick to science and not comedy

  • DeltaBlaZe77
    DeltaBlaZe77 2 months ago

    Of course they smoke, they need a cigarette after all those sex experiments.

  • HOH
    HOH 2 months ago

    We've got a lot more appetite than u r dishing out information. Checkmate for Stephen yeah!

  • Jonathan Champagne
    Jonathan Champagne 2 months ago

    Ok, I'm in on the joke. That thing is just a story you made up to convince people that space travel is their goal for the future. Elon Musk will help depopulate the Earth by sending people to the red planet, Mars. Red is symbolic. We should give everyone the option to go to Mars.

  • Bennet Madden
    Bennet Madden 2 months ago

    stephen is like that one friend who you just let talk even though you know he's wrong

  • Made In USA
    Made In USA 2 months ago

    Somebody just photoshopped a blunt

  • George Johnston
    George Johnston 2 months ago

    Gotcha bitch

  • Paul Rinaldi
    Paul Rinaldi 2 months ago

    This was broadcast before we realized this was the launch 🚀 of the alien invasion, we are now faced with. It was a simpler time.

  • WeBe Flexin
    WeBe Flexin 2 months ago +1

    Neil’s sitting there like “Holy shit this guy’s right” 😂

  • Daphne
    Daphne 2 months ago

    Is he drunk?

  • Francisco Rodriguez
    Francisco Rodriguez 2 months ago

    Is there any chance their engine propulsion and physics is the same as what we know, in that area of technology? Hell, does it even have or need an engine to operate at all?