Neil deGrasse Tyson: Trump's Space Force Is Not A Crazy Idea

  • Published on: 12 September 2018
  • America's favorite astrophysicist returns to The Late Show with a surprising argument for why Trump's call for a Space Force may be a good thing.

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COMMENTS: 40

  • AustinJD21
    AustinJD21   8 hours ago

    Being on the moon would be the most amazing thing ever.

  • da
    da   20 hours ago

    I wanted to meet carl sagan, however, I am happy that at least I might be able to meet Neil someday

  • Grok Effer
    Grok Effer   5 days ago

    To counter-act global warming, why don't we just deploy solar panels over strategic areas to both block some of the sunshine hitting the globe, and soak up energy to use to clean up near space? Antarctica, Greenland, the Sahara desert, parts of the oceans, etc. . Partial eclipses of the Sun drop the temperature by several degrees. A semi-permanent, movable, partial eclipse could power both a magnetic "jellyfish" to capture dangerous cosmic debris, as well as a space elevator. This would make much more sense to me than trying to put a permanent settlement on Mars.

  • PattiMichelle Sheaffer

    No, he's no genius. As far as I know he's never accomplished any significant science. He's just a funded loudmouth, like Kaku and Nye. The latest IPCC Special Report SP15 [2018] shows we're likely to go extinct far before these loudmouths' ideas can be implemented. But if he said these truths, he'd be out of a job. The whole international scientific community ignores him. Oh, and also Americans. If you want the actual scientific knowledge, look elsewhere.

  • Le_ Alien
    Le_ Alien   1 weeks ago

    dude, Neil just explain stuff why is the host interrupting cutting him?

  • MaxTheBeast
    MaxTheBeast   1 weeks ago

    One must never wish war, but one must always be ready for it. That's why a space force is a wise idea.

  • Mathew Stovell
    Mathew Stovell   2 weeks ago

    Super shill Neil deGrasse Tyson - here to give vocal back up to the U.S.As' silly "Space force" business. The leel of stupidity and ignorrance to support all this from the man on the street - just becuase it's promoted well on television by celebrities. O.M.G what a daft world we live in. NASA: Cost to Tax payer: 50 million dollars a day.

  • Muaz Azman
    Muaz Azman   2 weeks ago

    If Donald Trump believe in science, Neil degrass Tyson should be Secretary of Space Force

  • KozMc Odin
    KozMc Odin   2 weeks ago

    no one clapped for asteroid defense but clapped for cleaning space debris.

  • Mekel Reen
    Mekel Reen   2 weeks ago

    “Even a broken clock is right twice a day.”

  • Misty Meanor
    Misty Meanor   2 weeks ago

    What an idiot...so debris is out there floating around at 18,000 miles per hour how come then with all the satellites out there they have not been destroyed or damaged by all this space junk...or knocked out of its orbital trajectory...but what do I know after all pluto isn’t a planet because Neil the Ass Tyson says so.

  • Batsinthebelltower
    Batsinthebelltower   2 weeks ago

    KNOWS ABOUT SECRET SPACE PROJECTS : TALKS TO YOU LIKE A NURSERY TEACHER

  • 300 Elhanan
    300 Elhanan   3 weeks ago

    DANIEL 7:13 I saw in the night visions, and, behold, """one like the Son of man""" came with the """CLOUDS of HEAVEN""", and came to the Ancient of days, and they brought him near before him.Luke 9:34 King James BibleWhile he thus spake, there came a cloud, and overshadowed them: and 👉they feared👈 as they 👉ENTERED🤔 into the cloud.👈PSALM 104:3 King James BibleWho layeth the beams of his chambers in the waters: who maketh the 👉CLOUDS HIS CHARIOTS:👈👉 who WALKETH upon the wings of the wind:PSALMS 68:17 The chariots of God [are] twenty thousand, [even] thousands of angels: the Lord [is] among them, [as in] SINAI, <<<>>>in the holy [place].JEREMIAH 4:13 Behold, he shall come up as clouds, and his chariots [shall be] as a whirlwind: his horses (CHARIOTS) are swifter than eagles (USA MILITARY MIGHT) . Woe unto us! for we are spoiled.Revelation 12:7“And there was 👉WAR IN HEAVEN:👈 Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the DRAGON fought and his angels,” Obadiah 1:4 Though thou exalt thyself as the EAGLE👈👉 (UNITED STATES, E.U...ALSO UAE) , and though thou set thy 👈👉NEST (SPACE STATIONS) 👈 among the STARS, 👈thence will I bring thee down, saith the LORD.

  • Cheaper by the thousand

    Talk show idiot: ORANGE MAN BADRational man: No its actually a good ideaTalk show idiot: REEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

  • Solberg
    Solberg   3 weeks ago

    Neil DeGrasse Tyson is proof that black people can be intelligent

  • Jay
    Jay   3 weeks ago

    Damn. Slow down Stephen as you are pushing him. Good one !

  • no1reallycaresabout2
    no1reallycaresabout2   4 weeks ago

    Neil DeGrasse Tyson better either be offered some position in the Space Force or at least given an award for his advocacy for it!

  • Suhaib Sufi
    Suhaib Sufi   1 months ago

    NASA originally possible still Military upper levelChina space program - also military

  • Bugler55
    Bugler55   1 months ago

    It's so much fun to watch NdgT sperg out excitedly next to Colbert who's dry as an insurance claims rep - reminds me that people are still fun and quirky and energetic, not every media personality is an npc.

  • Aditya Prasetiyo
    Aditya Prasetiyo   1 months ago

    its not bad idea, but the way trump imagine "space Force" is different

  • boyddustin
    boyddustin   1 months ago

    Neil looks like a black Dr. Phil lol

  • Michæl Gilbert Clements

    Great until someone attacks a satellite and the debris blows up all the other satellites.

  • CMG
    CMG   1 months ago

    Colberts salary comes from oversea....which explains why he is paid to trash America.

  • Joseph Yenkosky
    Joseph Yenkosky   1 months ago

    I see Trump's faithful idiots flocked to this pretty damn quickly.