Neil deGrasse Tyson – “Accessory to War” & Arming Society with Knowledge | The Daily Show

Neil deGrasse Tyson – “Accessory to War” & Arming Society with Knowledge | The Daily Show

Neil deGrasse Tyson looks back at his life and career at 60, explains why he thinks scientific literacy is so important and weighs in on Trump’s Space Force.

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93 Responses

  1. Sara Beth says:

    Happy 60th Birthday Neil🚀

  2. TheDisneylover23 says:

    Happy birthday Dr. Tyson!

  3. Unslaad Vaas says:

    one corner you have ppl like Neil – on the other – ppl like Trump – oh what a freak show we live in

    • Ionuț Stefanescu says:

      Unslaad Vaas trump isn t a scientist ,he is a business men, and also most of people who have the hardest (intelectual) jobs like being a scientist, biologist, doctors, physicists etc are mostly right wing conservative whites, and neil is just a very intelligent person, he is not a genius nor as intelligent as our best us whites scientist, or russian scientists, he just learned what other people( whites ) created/invented and their theories, as long as i know he didn t brought anything new to astronomy or physics

    • Ionuț Stefanescu says:

      Lori Bennett read my comment from above libtard

    • Ionuț Stefanescu says:

      Earl Gray stfu libtard your lies are miserable, i live in uk and we like trump , as well as anyone in the west

    • Ionuț Stefanescu says:

      Unslaad Vaas of course he is more intelligent than trump and the majority of conservatives , but you can t even compare to the intelligent right wing white scientist from usa and russia, he didn t inovated science with nothing

    • kim mogensen says:

      love Neil and Trump the diversity of the world 🙂

  4. Jennifer Lawrence Official says:

    We don’t know what we don’t know!..Practical Knowledge > Memorization…. Happy 60th Birthday #Neil ❤

  5. Broken Records says:

    Not looking a day over 40 Neil! Whoo!

    ps: love the outfit Trevor

    • Dr Nathan House says:

      Broken Records Trevor is wearing literally the same outfit he always wears. 😂🤣 Are you looking for some 🍆 to suck??? lol

    • Broken Records says:

      Sometimes he wears grey or black suits, this one has a nice blue shade that I really like and the tie compliments it well. And no I am not looking for that but thank you for your interest in what I am looking for Dr.

  6. Hammad Ali says:

    I could listen to him for hours.

    Neil deGrasse Tyson is also interesting to listen to though.

  7. Asa Coe says:

    Thank you Neil, let’s make America smart again. Trumps Corporate Kakistocracy needs to fall.

  8. Dahkittydoonsta says:

    What’s Neil’s secret to youth? Space dust?

  9. Asa Coe says:

    Build that space wall, we cannot let illegal Martians take all the good probing jobs from the Republicans.

  10. Stoney Curtis says:

    Neil deGrasse Tyson in 2020…
    Anyone but Trump~!

  11. rod Colt says:

    Dr Tyson… What every teacher should be like!! Wish I had a uncle like this man

    • Honoriginal Con10nt says:

      But aren’t uncles pedophiles?

    • Ariel Nguyen says:

      Not when schools values grades than learning, and when students don’t put effort into their learning/reports. You can have a lot of lessons like the above, but if it is not seen on paper and students don’t get their expected grades for their lack of effort on paper; then there’s nothing you can do. Students/parents prefer passive learning than discovery nowadays. Once it gets a little difficult, what do you think would happen in the classroom?

  12. Earl Gray says:

    * * * Trump has just lifted a ban on importing elephant trophies from two African nations – Zimbabwe and Zambia. These beautiful animals are listed as threatened on the endangered species list. I have added clips from the story below. There is already a problem with poachers killing these animals. Please help by signing this petition to reverse his decision. These intelligent giants need our help. We need a minimum of 100,000 signatures in 30 days, so PLEASE sign and forward to all your friends to get the word out.

    WASHINGTON — The Trump administration will reverse an Obama-era ban on the importation of elephant trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia after determining that sport hunting in those countries will help conserve the species, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service confirmed Wednesday.

    The decision was made public not by the federal agency but via a celebratory news release early Tuesday from Safari Club International, a trophy hunting advocacy group that, along with the National Rifle Association, sued to block the 2014 ban.

    African elephants have been listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act since 1978. A provision of the law, however, allows for sport-hunted trophies to be imported if the government determines that hunting will help safeguard the population, But the number of Savanna elephants continues to dwindle. From 2007 to 2014, the population dropped by 30 percent, or about 144,000 animals, across 18 African countries, according to the 2016 Great Elephant Census. In Zimbabwe, it fell 6 percent. And “substantial declines” have been recorded along the Zambezi River in Zambia, although the population elsewhere in the country remained stable.

    President Donald Trump’s sons, Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump, are also avid big game hunters. In a photo that surfaced in 2012, Trump Jr. can be seen holding the tail of an elephant he shot and killed in Africa.

  13. sea green says:

    Meanwhile we have a president who stares at the sun.

  14. smanslam1 says:

    He’s laughing but making absolute sense…

  15. Hooyahfish says:

    I love how excited he gets when explaining things.

  16. Clau says:

    Neil is too cool and precious for us. We don’t deserve him. Aliens do.

  17. Jennifer Tesla says:

    This man is why I’m getting my B.S. In physics and a minor in Astronomy. I 💚 Neil deGrasse Tyson.


    Two wise men anyone would happily invite into their home for dinner every weekend just to watch them talk.

  19. Vanii Bonii says:

    I can’t wait for the second season of Neil Degrasse’s “Cosmos” on Netflix! The first season was amazing and stunning to watch😱✨..

  20. Kathleen Smith old white woman says:

    Wonder how white supremacists explain Neils intellect.

    • The Glorious Champion of all that is Good and Just says:

      +ti ph i think it’s more that we don’t tend to think of egypt as an african country(though it obv is) than not knowing egypt was established as a civilized nation long, long before any european civilization came to be.

    • The Glorious Champion of all that is Good and Just says:

      +ti ph well, part of it is because media (hollywood) rarely portrays egyptians as dark skinned. More like really tanned.
      But it’s also to do with the parts of africa we rarely hear about surrounding it, making it easy to think of them as middle eastern… who were also miles ahead of europe.

      But sure, most of our history comes from greeks and romans, so they enhanced their own importance a fair bit. Both of them also conquered egypt, giving them plenty of room to “correct” history.
      And then the Library of Alexandria burned down.

      Well, plus athens was a democracy and egypt a theocratic, hereditary dictatorship so modern westerners are a fair bit more willing to give greeks the credit…

    • Sushant Sagar says:

      Forget white supremacist religious people consider him dumb and fraud. So anything that they don’t understand is either false or person saying is dumb

    • King Of Combat ' says:

      Well he is mixed so they would probably attribute it to his white side like how they attributed Obama to his black side.

    • yaddar says:

      @Kathleen – he was secretly born in Norway

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