When conspiracy and pseudoscience websites are having a slow news day, they can always rely on the plethora of alien myths masquerading as fact that have accumulated in the public sphere for almost a century.
A “theory” that has always intrigued people with room-temperature IQs is the suggestion that aliens helped build the ancient pyramids in Egypt. Could an ancient civilization of people with brown skin have been innovative enough to build these amazing structures? Of course not. They must have had help from aliens.
Appearing on Sway Colloway’s The Wake Up Show, Tyson put this silly and classic alien myth to rest in perfect fashion. Newsflash, gullible people: clever people come in all colors!