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

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Published on October 7, 2018

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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20 comments

  • Sara Beth 2 months ago

    Happy 60th Birthday Neil🚀

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  • TheDisneylover23 2 months ago

    Happy birthday Dr. Tyson!

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  • Unslaad Vaas 2 months ago

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

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  • Jennifer Lawrence Official 2 months ago

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

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  • Broken Records 2 months ago

    Not looking a day over 40 Neil! Whoo!

    ps: love the outfit Trevor

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  • Hammad Ali 2 months ago

    I could listen to him for hours.

    Neil deGrasse Tyson is also interesting to listen to though.

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  • Asa Coe 2 months ago

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

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  • Dahkittydoonsta 2 months ago

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

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  • Asa Coe 2 months ago

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

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  • Stoney Curtis 2 months ago

    Neil deGrasse Tyson in 2020…
    Anyone but Trump~!

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  • rod Colt 2 months ago

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

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  • Earl Gray 2 months ago

    * * * 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.

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  • sea green 2 months ago

    Meanwhile we have a president who stares at the sun.

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  • smanslam1 2 months ago

    He’s laughing but making absolute sense…

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  • Hooyahfish 2 months ago

    I love how excited he gets when explaining things.

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  • Clau 2 months ago

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

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  • I am a loaf of bread 2 months ago

    Says he is now 60 but looks 30? I’m now confused.

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  • Jennifer Tesla 2 months ago

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

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  • AKILBEHINDTHECAM 2 months ago

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

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  • Comment Man 2 months ago

    I think his brain is speaking faster than him!/

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