Neil deGrasse Tyson Ruins Your Favorite Summer Sci-Fi Movies With Science (Video)

America’s favorite astrophysicist puts the kibosh on “Alien: Covenant” and “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”

Don’t worry everyone, Neil deGrasse Tyson is here to throw some cold water on all your favorite sci-fi movies this summer. With science.

All those lovey-dovey, fertile couples that are going to colonize a new plant in “Alien: Convenant”? They’d actually be robots, according to America’s favorite scientist.

“There is no sensible space mission that’s going to send humans to a planet before we send robots,” Tyson said during a segment on “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.” “Because if anything’s going to do some killing, it’ll kill the robots first.”

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Makes sense. But what about “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,” where the sci-fi elements go way beyond man’s space race and are further along than our current reality?

“If there’s enough other interesting things going on in these big budget epic sci-fi films, then you can distract me from all the science you’re getting wrong,” he conceded. “So, a walking, talking tree, a raccoon that will insult you, a green woman, okay, we’re there, do what you want. I’ll just sit back and watch.”

Watch above for Tyson’s scientific take on all these scientific elements, plus another crucial question: Can “Baywatch” star Dwayne Johnson really lift two refrigerators?