Video: Stephen Colbert Interviews Neil Degrasse Tyson On The Universe

Stephen Colbert interviews renowned astrophysicist Neil Degrasse Tyson (For over an hour).


Stephen Colbert may be famous for his comedic chops, but he’s also one of the smartest interviewers around.

Usually Colbert’s interviews last under 10 minutes, but in this video, Colbert takes on famous astrophysicist Neil Degrasse Tyson for over an hour!


Best Lines From The Interview:

In this quote, Tyson discusses the moral implications of discovering and building the atomic bomb.

[Tweet Why We Distrust Science: “People Don’t Understand How It Does What It Can Do” – Neil Degrasse Tyson”]

Degrasse Tyson also delved into the many issues with the way we educate and reward students in the American education system.

Which major discoveries have we ignored in our history? Degrasse brought up Hubble’s work from the 1920s, on how the Universe is expanding, and on discovering new galaxies.

 

 

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