Neil DeGrasse Tyson Hilariously Shut Down B.o.B’s Argument That The Earth Is Flat

Neil deGrasse Tyson is a national treasure.

1. Scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson recently stopped by The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore to shut down rapper B.o.B’s contention that the Earth is flat.

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Yes, you read that correctly. In the year 2016 there are still some people who don’t believe we’re floating on a spherical rock in the middle of the Milky Way.

2. For context, here are a few examples of the things B.o.B has tweeted in the past.

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3. He’s really sticking to his beliefs, which, er, he’s entitled to, I guess.

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4. Earlier this week, Tyson challenged B.o.B on his antiquated stance on the shape of the Earth.

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The rapper even released a song earlier this week supporting his claim.

5. Larry Wilmore invited Tyson onto his show, and it resulted in the scientist shutting down B.o.B with straight-up facts.

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He even had take off his jacket so you knew it was about to get real.

6. Neil started off by explaining why one may think the Earth looks flat…

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7. …and followed that up with even more scientific truth.

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8. Before finally hitting it out of the park with this epic line.

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9. Tyson also made it known that having an opinion about something is great; however, it becomes harmful when you have the platform to influence others.

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10. Tyson ended his roast in the best way, too.

The Earth is not flat. It’s not even flat adjacent!

11. Also, how about this amazing mic drop? #Gravity

12. Thanks, Neil deGrasse Tyson, for being a purveyor of all that is good and true in the world.

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