The Mystery That Keeps Neil deGrasse Tyson Up At Night

  • Published: 06 January 2018
  • There's one terrifying mystery of the universe that astrophysicist and 'Astrophysics for People in a Hurry' author Neil deGrasse Tyson loses sleep over.

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  • John Imeneo
    John Imeneo  3 hours back

    If the universe is rapidly accelerating and expanding, wouldn't the Earth just accelerate with other planets and galaxies rather than them accelerating away from us?

    • Ruthless 12 street
      Ruthless 12 street  22 hours back

      I wana see Neil on some meth 😂

      • yoran delcroix
        yoran delcroix  3 days back

        Holy Frick I m never going to be able to sleep again

        • Michael Adesoro
          Michael Adesoro  4 days back

          The we won joke...really

          • Ibraheem Cisse II
            Ibraheem Cisse II  6 days back

            The issue of Big Bang has been in the Holy Qur’an for over 1,400 years

            • Ibraheem Cisse II
              Ibraheem Cisse II  4 days back

              Contemplate on these verses of the Holy Qur’an:

              1. “And the heaven We created with might, and indeed We are (its) expander.” (Quran 51:47)

              2. “Have those who disbelieved not considered that the heavens and the earth were a joined entity, then We separated them, and made from water every living thing? Then will they not believe?” (Quran 21:30)

            • Abdifatah Hassan
              Abdifatah Hassan  4 days back

              Can you tell me an example please

          • Dan Shetler
            Dan Shetler  6 days back

            Ex CIA Robert David Steele: NASA means "Not A Space Agency"

            • George Ramirez
              George Ramirez  1 weeks back

              Doesn't believe in a creator but believes in the big bang!

              • Emma Haughee
                Emma Haughee  1 weeks back

                So nobody asked themselves that why are they celebrating Christmas if a man put it on the calendar solely to convert pagans to his religion and not because it’s from God? God has nothing to do with Christmas it was made up to try to convert pagans to Roman Catholicism and then they adopted the pagan traditions into their religion.

                • SuckMy SpinningBalls
                  SuckMy SpinningBalls  2 weeks back

                  I like Neil because flat earthers hate him. I think Neil should have mentioned that this won't happen for billions and billions of years. By that time, humanity would have become immortal, living in their own constructed universe tucked away into a singularity of a black hole. Although, I'm sure we'd be long gone by then - our only legacy will be in the form of a super-intelligent AI that gradually expands across the universe consuming entire galaxies until entropy happens.

                  • Dendrite Digital
                    Dendrite Digital  2 weeks back

                    13 months of 28 days an extra day for new years and 1/4 for leap day equals 365.25

                    • cynthia zhao
                      cynthia zhao  2 weeks back

                      it will take a long time for the galaxies to move out of our then we might have taken another form of life

                      • StickyVenom
                        StickyVenom  2 weeks back

                        I love this man and everything he talks about but jesus he does not belong on talk shows.
                        this is also why I hate talk shows..

                        • Luis Salinas
                          Luis Salinas  2 weeks back

                          Can somebody explain to me what Neil Tyson just said about the thing he was saying he was losing sleep about ?... it was quite complicated

                          • mark
                            mark  2 weeks back

                            what an idiot

                            • Joseph Vick
                              Joseph Vick  2 weeks back

                              Tyson says that people that see ufos are suffering from brain failure.This puts fear into the millions of people that see these objects.How many people have been institutionalized because of this man's influence.He is in reality a threat to those that even study this subject.

                              • William Johnson
                                William Johnson  2 weeks back


                                • André Botha
                                  André Botha  2 weeks back

                                  History started with a bang when God spoke it in to existence. There is absolutely no way you can't believe there is a all knowing all powerful God. we as humans are so much more advance then any other living creature on the planet. We deny the existence of God because of our fear that He Wil judge us for living as animals and not as beings created in His image and likeness. No way there is a chance that we evolved from a bang the chances of there being a devine God who is the creator and architect of all things is much more likely than a explosion that perfectly put everything in order it is honestly a statement of a fool. I believe even the greatest minds cannot deny that there is a God. Maybe we are looking in the wrong place the physical has limited answers. If a bang created the universe it must have came from something, something cannot come from nothing even if there was nothing in the physical realm if there was even a physical realm, remember we are talking about existence from nothing Which means there wasn't a physical world with space and time whatever set it in motion came from somewhere and I believe that somewhere is another dimension. That means the realm we live in might not have existed but it doesn't mean there aren't other realms that have always existed This one might be the youngest realm and the One where God exists in has always been. If the big bang created our universe it must of been a big God that set the bang in to motion from His throne room in another dimension.

                                  • Nightfall
                                    Nightfall  3 weeks back

                                    This is why the Earth needs to go to one global time.

                                    • Nigger
                                      Nigger  2 weeks back

                                      *God has left the chat*

                                    • Just17
                                      Just17  2 weeks back

                                      Thats like, impossible

                                  • Tom Son
                                    Tom Son  3 weeks back

                                    Neil deGrasse. Mmm, this man will wipe off your dyslexia. 😭😭😭🤞

                                    • Shawn Begley
                                      Shawn Begley  3 weeks back

                                      Thermal Imaging Controlled Atmospheric Temperature and Pressure "! The Work's !!!?,,,, This is Big Neil !!!,,,, ☝👁🔮🦉

                                      • George Jepson
                                        George Jepson  3 weeks back

                                        I love Neil deGrasse Tyson. He's so interesting and fun.

                                        • Michael Wolff
                                          Michael Wolff  3 weeks back

                                          NDT is a Fraud.

                                          • jacquin
                                            jacquin  3 weeks back

                                            Damn it's hard not to love that unegotistical common sense..

                                            • Powerranger6342
                                              Powerranger6342  3 weeks back

                                              What they’re saying about the Catholic Church and science is very true. We have always had an interest in science and we have made major contributions to its advancement. These include the Big Bang, studies in genetics, the scientific method, and even the heliocentric model. We also have an academy dedicated to science. It’s called the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and it has included many Nobel Prize winners and other famous scientists. Stephen Hawking was among the members until his passing.

                                              • Jacob Raji
                                                Jacob Raji  3 weeks back

                                                Oh man.... the longer we wait, the more knowledge we loose😯 We should really put more focus on education 🤔

                                                • Chi Nkem
                                                  Chi Nkem  4 weeks back

                                                  he talks with so much passion its soo captivating even when you have no clue what he is talking about its like you just enjoy listening to him enjoy what he is talking about.

                                                  • Kevin Espinosa
                                                    Kevin Espinosa  4 weeks back

                                                    God I hate Stephen Colbert

                                                    • vilko skorlich
                                                      vilko skorlich  4 weeks back

                                                      TODAY IN HISTORY - October 9 2019
                                                      Kepler's Supernova exploded in the Milky Way on October 9, 1604 and is the world's most recent star explosion in Earth's galaxy to have been observed by the naked eye.
                                                      The boom of light was so bright that the supernova was visible for three weeks, despite being 20,000 light years away from Earth.

                                                      • WowAround
                                                        WowAround  1 months back

                                                        3:52 But Pope Gregory was a flat earth believer and a weirdly a masonry 🤣😂 but he stole the calendar Haab from Mayan prehispanic culture.

                                                        • Joey Cole
                                                          Joey Cole  1 months back

                                                          This man is an amazing teacher.

                                                          • lucy kimani
                                                            lucy kimani  1 months back

                                                            We don't know what we don't know that's deep it gonna keep me awake

                                                            • ketan sajwan
                                                              ketan sajwan  1 months back

                                                              His tie is the goofiest thing i would ever expect a scientist to wear.

                                                              • stephanie rivera
                                                                stephanie rivera  1 months back

                                                                ketan sajwan he always wears ties or vest with stars or planets on it

                                                            • PSYKEY
                                                              PSYKEY  1 months back

                                                              I literally was thinking the exact same thing last night about the expansion and how we will eventually not be able to observe the cosmos and become even more restricted than we already are! Right on Neil! I was TRYING to do some research on the idea of it, and you confirmed the idea. It's hard to find the right sources that explain this particular concept.

                                                              • drfoxcourt
                                                                drfoxcourt  1 months back

                                                                There is something special about New Year's midnight. At New Year's first hour, the brightest star in the northern hemisphere is dat its zenith. We could have had Winter solstice be the New Year mark but that would be pagan, not Catholic and would detract from the celebration called Christmas.

                                                                • Intentional ASMR
                                                                  Intentional ASMR  1 months back

                                                                  What keeps Neil up at night are the noisy neighbours.

                                                                  • C Taylor
                                                                    C Taylor  1 months back

                                                                    I can tell Stephen is serious about his religion

                                                                    • Lord Albrus
                                                                      Lord Albrus  1 months back

                                                                      Neil DeGrasse Tyson constantly finds new ways to freak me out. The way he articulates concepts is perfect. The ultimate science educator.

                                                                      • Aaron Davis
                                                                        Aaron Davis  1 months back

                                                                        and to think he was almost taken from us by #metoo

                                                                        • Edward st.antoine
                                                                          Edward st.antoine  1 months back

                                                                          the vaticans scope is named for the devil.... and these 2 here are pedo demons

                                                                          • Tito
                                                                            Tito  1 months back

                                                                            Team RC.. Roman Catholic

                                                                            • 18th Spectro
                                                                              18th Spectro  1 months back

                                                                              Leave a like if you understood everything that he said, and be honest. I'm gonna leave a like myself, because I actually understood everything. Btw, my mind is completely blown indeed from what I've just learned. 💯😌

                                                                              • KingKracker
                                                                                KingKracker  2 months back

                                                                                Colbert is so dumb he didnt even know Neil was joking at tue begging lol

                                                                                • Muzi Nene
                                                                                  Muzi Nene  2 months back

                                                                                  Honestly I didnt get that team RC joke. Thanks to Neil

                                                                                  • gary delong
                                                                                    gary delong  2 months back

                                                                                    Roman Catholicism is the hijacked train of the Romans. The train went in the tunnel as pure Christianity (teachings of Christ) and came out Roman Catholic (tainted).

                                                                                    • Benjamin Christensen
                                                                                      Benjamin Christensen  2 months back

                                                                                      7:14 Sure he will be okay. He believes in a god, so no matter what science says, he'll just fall back on that..

                                                                                    • Juan Gonzalez
                                                                                      Juan Gonzalez  2 months back

                                                                                      He makes cosmic expansion sound like it'll happen'll take billions of years to notice.

                                                                                      • Juan Gonzalez
                                                                                        Juan Gonzalez  2 months back

                                                                                        "We won." I fucking hate Stephen Colbert.

                                                                                        • Julio Rodriguez
                                                                                          Julio Rodriguez  2 months back

                                                                                          Neil is the goat honestly i never het bored of watching of watching him explain questions and share some his own with us