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You might be aware that proud Tolkien-ite and science geek Stephen Colbert is due to take over the Late Show on CBS now that David Letterman has retired - but until he formally begins his new show, he's been busying himself life your average person: by uploading a bunch of videos to the internet.

And because he's such a science geek, Colbert simply HAD to release a video in celebration of the New Horizons photos of (former) planet Pluto - the first clear pictures we've ever had of the ex-planet. Joining him was fellow science geek / actual scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson, who isn't quite as big of a fan of Pluto as Colbert. And in an unexpected twist, Colbert actually managed to correct NDT on some factual errors he was making:

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via DrunkenWizard

Check out the full video here:

 

Of course, this isn't the first time Colbert has brutally schooled someone with his unheard of stores of knowledge: