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

  • Published on:  9/12/2018
  • 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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  • l2ebel96
    l2ebel96 2 hours ago

    Subscribed just for this! The intro song is soo funk tho!! What's the name of it?

  • E Drew
    E Drew 3 hours ago

    I never liked NDT's showman tendencies, but make no mistake - the man knows what he speaks of.

  • zool201975
    zool201975 6 hours ago

    haha by now with the fact trump never said anything reasonable in his life (or things that sound reasonable until asked for details and the insanity insues)
    by now it is a statement akin to well god exists because you cannot prove he doesn't..
    niel always tries to keep as many people listening to him so i get his angle with this.
    but the only people he gets listening for a moment are dumpsters..
    two words further and you lost those dumb fucks again anyway.
    i doubt he doesn't see the futility in teaching calculus to cows why think its any better with doing something more complex with people who's brains barely function because of apathy?
    trump is not going to have a solution to space debris.. he wants soldiers in space to fight the Chinese presence..
    so him using this as an example in trump being reasonable at times is a terrible example lol.

  • john hill
    john hill 6 hours ago

    space force shouldn't exist as a separate entity . let it be part of the USAF

  • Emily Sikora
    Emily Sikora 12 hours ago

    Why are there so many trumptards in the comments. Neil isn’t advocating for trump as a political leader. He’s just talking about the probability of militarizing space. Neil degrasse Tyson doesn’t like or vouch for trump sorry redneck republicans you don’t get to have this guy on your side. He’s made it very clear he’s not.

  • Turtle Guy
    Turtle Guy 20 hours ago

    Ugh... Colbert has a scientific genius on the show that is capable of talking to anyone and explaining the craziest concepts to average people and he goes to Trump withing the first 4 seconds. I feel sorry for Colbert. It's like Trump is consuming his every thought and he has no life or thoughts that don't involve Trump.

  • snake420100
    snake420100 21 hours ago

    theres a car in orbit look it up

  • Max Bepunkt
    Max Bepunkt yesterday

    Hes so down to earth while being up in space.

  • jamie lanster
    jamie lanster yesterday

    He is talking about orbit, how can neil not know the difference between war in space and war in orbit?

  • Siddharth Parida
    Siddharth Parida yesterday

    "Just because it came out of Neil deGrasse Tyson's mouth doesn't mean it's a good idea".

  • James T.
    James T. yesterday

    Trump's Space Marines... Reminds me of GTA somehow.

  • jango boba
    jango boba yesterday

    And just like that NDT was off the Christmas card list..

  • Ted Phillips
    Ted Phillips yesterday

    I stopped watching television back in November 2016 along with the rest of the intelligent world.

  • Jeff Ferguson
    Jeff Ferguson yesterday

    everyone laughed at Trump when he said he could achieve 3 % growth. Turns out he is achieving 4.3 %. Don't underestimate Trump. MAGA 2020 #WALKAWAY

  • Ana Diaz
    Ana Diaz yesterday

    2:30 someone make me a GIF of that right now pretty pleeeaaasee!!!🤣

  • Juan Carlos Gonzalez

    Let's just say that when Trump says "Space Force", "Optimized command & control of space assets" is not what his supporters are hearing ¬_¬

  • Ramsés Vásquez
    Ramsés Vásquez yesterday

    With a baptismal like Nail of Grace, how could he not Look Celestial? He surely was predestined to become an astrophysicist.....take or leave...LOLLLLLL he works as a heathen in Hayden Museum (l8r he absconds)

  • onoma eponimo
    onoma eponimo yesterday

    The only good choice for americans all this years is trump

  • Cory Tollman
    Cory Tollman 2 days ago

    Make it the Space Guard so it's more like the Coast Guard.

  • Sven
    Sven 2 days ago

    I think Trump talked to Putin, (Russian Space Forces) Trump is like, space force, we need space force!