Astrophysicist and philosophical guru to a cult of head-nodding internet fanboys Neil deGrasse Tyson was again displaying his superhuman brainpower on Twitter.

Wow. We are in awe of this clever and uniquely original insight.

That gem almost slipped by under the radar but some enterprising tweeps spotted it.

Because science. Or something. (It couldn’t possibly be that Tyson is just projecting his own smug onto the little green men.)

And the fanboys say, “AMEN!”

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