Neil DeGrasse Tyson: Is This Thing A Spaceship?

  • Published: 06 January 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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Comments • 2 972

  • Phantasm Art
    Phantasm Art  1 days back

    Looks like a big ass joint

    • k l
      k l  2 days back

      Tyso takes away the excitement from Science. Im not inspired to become a scientist anymore.

      • iblameronnie
        iblameronnie  5 days back

        Stephen did his job by pleasing a bunch of Leftards and taking them away from Science.

        • Luke Tumber
          Luke Tumber  6 days back

          Hes lost the plot

          • Alex Fox
            Alex Fox  1 weeks back

   = UFO

            • pmdleiria dinis
              pmdleiria dinis  1 weeks back

              or they get more speed if the ship is spinning after the slighshot effect, if the engines were on you would loose the slingshot speed due to discrepancies in the power vector done by the slighshot effect and the engines, diferent vectors would cause decrease of speed, so would be faster jus to turn off the engines, also the "comet didnt only used the sun as slightshot, it also used jupiter, now try to explain me how can a natural object be influenced by the gravity of the sun and then the gravity of jupiter? this makes no sense. or one or the other, because the strenght of the gravity of the sun should be enought send the object out of our solar system, but it seems the object changed directions several times, this is not possible for a natural object.

              • radiant onion
                radiant onion  1 weeks back

                obviously an intergalactic giant turd. duh

                • K W
                  K W  1 weeks back

                  This guy loves being on TV🤑

                  • James Richardson
                    James Richardson  1 weeks back

                    One of the greatest books I have read.

                    • Tinker Tanner
                      Tinker Tanner  1 weeks back

                      Always asking Neil questions he cant answer. Gotta remember wether he believes or not, he needs to answer politically due to his career at the Planetarium.

                      • mitttube
                        mitttube  1 weeks back

                        so a pile of rubble interstellar object.. makes sense

                        • Bethany O'neal
                          Bethany O'neal  1 weeks back

                          By far one of my FAVORITE Colbert segments ever! Love to watch Colbert and Tyson together, hilarious and educational!

                          • Stuart Hancock
                            Stuart Hancock  1 weeks back

                            Mom's coming to take Trump back home.

                            • Foto Head
                              Foto Head  1 weeks back

                              Love they're Chemistry!!!

                              • Christobanistan
                                Christobanistan  1 weeks back

                                Love NDT. He makes me just feel so happy. :)))

                                • Ivan Milanov
                                  Ivan Milanov  1 weeks back

                                  Don't bet on it Tyson.. I won't be surprised if the object you steal from the alien space ship has a 'made in China' sticker on it

                                  • Zingg
                                    Zingg  1 weeks back

                                    They arrived.

                                    • Carlo Jones
                                      Carlo Jones  1 weeks back

                                      Climate change solutions.. giant solar energy powered snow making machines for the arctic ice melting.
                                      But no... lets talk about space and Mars.. any thing from this dude but climate change aolutions🤮🤪🤪🥥

                                      • Ken M3ng
                                        Ken M3ng  1 weeks back

                                        In short: It's a space turd.

                                        • Petyr Kowalski
                                          Petyr Kowalski  1 weeks back

                                          Astrophysics for dummies... a book Donald Trump should read but never will.

                                          • Leone Oscar
                                            Leone Oscar  2 weeks back

                                            Why didn't they mention when Cosmos 2 is going to be released? I need more Cosmos!! Love you Dr. Tyson!!!

                                            • Nick Lai
                                              Nick Lai  2 weeks back

                                              Could be a Tyranid Hive Fleet turd.

                                              • N M
                                                N M  2 weeks back

                                                Two jackasses on TV together

                                                • Cory ryder
                                                  Cory ryder  2 weeks back

                                                  i wounder if clevland was based off neil if family guy did a live action family guy neil would have to play cleveland

                                                  • Cory ryder
                                                    Cory ryder  2 weeks back

                                                    screw you those objects have way better chance of being man made since nazi foo fighters admerial byrd or before

                                                    • Cory ryder
                                                      Cory ryder  2 weeks back

                                                      lol first time ever we seen or tracked it

                                                      • Uma Chan
                                                        Uma Chan  2 weeks back

                                                        I love it when these two get together. You can tell they're having fun with the whole thing.

                                                        • Lazy Fingers
                                                          Lazy Fingers  2 weeks back

                                                          Neil DeGrasse Tyson was fun the first year, now the dude just go anywhere he can get air time , sometimes he talks just because . bring scientist that are doing shit, like Michio kaku. he actually WORKS on a cool little project called STRING THEORY . while this dude is ...............making jokes

                                                          • siem goitom
                                                            siem goitom  2 weeks back


                                                            • Elizabeth John
                                                              Elizabeth John  2 weeks back

                                                              Thanos was here lol

                                                              • Richard Page
                                                                Richard Page  2 weeks back

                                                                People have spoke about seeing cigar shaped craft.

                                                                • K- Mac
                                                                  K- Mac  2 weeks back

                                                                  People still believe in space like they believe 9/11 was caused by terrorist
                                                                  NDT stated that pic was fake, but this pic looks identical like the pics of earth from nasa

                                                                  • 4c1dr3fl3x
                                                                    4c1dr3fl3x  2 weeks back

                                                                    "That's a Space Peanut!"
                                                                    - Dr. Dirt

                                                                    • Harvey Witt
                                                                      Harvey Witt  2 weeks back

                                                                      Neil Degrass Tyson is an exemplary representation of Excellence ; and a jolly old soul .
                                                                      Would love to see him play Santa Claus 🎅 in a skit featuring him taking children on his sled ; traversing the Cosmos 😆

                                                                      • Traece Bennington
                                                                        Traece Bennington  2 weeks back

                                                                        Neil R. Kelly tyson

                                                                        • larry marler
                                                                          larry marler  2 weeks back

                                                                          govt. lackey,nasa schill, front, liar=tyson

                                                                          • alex_ jai
                                                                            alex_ jai  2 weeks back

                                                                            he said that isn't a actual picture it was drawn and he also said they got a signal saying it was basically something long.this is why you have never seen actual footage of the world or space shit lol

                                                                            • Roger Stankovic
                                                                              Roger Stankovic  2 weeks back

                                                                              Our Voyager 1 space craft does just that...floats under the influence of gravity does it not Mr Tyson? However, I personally don't believe this rock...what ever is a spaceship...

                                                                              • T. O.
                                                                                T. O.  2 weeks back

                                                                                I honestly cant wait to have Aliens be 100% confirmed, so all the religious ppl can STFU about their gods and we once and for all shut up about who has the best god, but instead we simply realize we share the same home and need to work together to fix the century old issues we have created. We've ppl starving, we've ppl dying from lack of water, we've ppl killing one another because the other thinks their " god " is bigger and better. Imagine if we all stopped praying to old gods and instead looked to one another to simply just be better ppl to one another and stopped fighting over some small footage of land. Its a very simple concept and one that would end millions upon millions of ppl from suffering the stupidity of others. Who's going to be the group to take the first step? To honestly think in the millions upon millions of galaxies that the Earth is the highest power is the highest form of arrogance and stupidity. We so need to come together and just help one another and leave the " god talk " at the front door.

                                                                                • Antione Berry
                                                                                  Antione Berry  2 weeks back

                                                                                  dr neil degrasse tyson is a smart man and knows what he's talking about!

                                                                                  • Brandon Bailey
                                                                                    Brandon Bailey  2 weeks back

                                                                                    luv his reaction at 6:33 !!!

                                                                                    • jpdemer5
                                                                                      jpdemer5  2 weeks back

                                                                                      Looks more like a giant blunt.

                                                                                      • Dopeness LIGHT
                                                                                        Dopeness LIGHT  2 weeks back


                                                                                        • Purple Flame Tarot
                                                                                          Purple Flame Tarot  2 weeks back

                                                                                          @3:13. Give that man a 'cigar', LoL.

                                                                                          • osayamen omigie
                                                                                            osayamen omigie  2 weeks back

                                                                                            They have so much fun together

                                                                                            • Ski Mask The Slump God
                                                                                              Ski Mask The Slump God  2 weeks back

                                                                                              I might by audible only to hear him read me his book

                                                                                              • Sherrick Scott
                                                                                                Sherrick Scott  2 weeks back

                                                                                                Republicans here is n example of two stable genius 👌💯😎

                                                                                                • Lindalee Law
                                                                                                  Lindalee Law  2 weeks back

                                                                                                  Colkege: why it's not a waste . Colbert show is like a class in potpourri of subjects.