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Science, pop culture and comedy collide on StarTalk Radio! Astrophysicist and Hayden Planetarium director Neil deGrasse Tyson, his comic co-hosts, guest celebrities and scientists discuss astronomy, physics, and everything else about life in the universe. Keep Looking Up! New episodes premiere Friday nights at 7pm ET.

Science, pop culture and comedy collide on StarTalk Radio! Astrophysicist and Hayden Planetarium director Neil deGrasse Tyson, his comic co-hosts, guest celebrities and scientists discuss astronomy, physics, and everything else about life in the universe. Keep Looking Up! New episodes premiere Friday nights at 7pm ET.

Location:

New York, NY

Description:

Science, pop culture and comedy collide on StarTalk Radio! Astrophysicist and Hayden Planetarium director Neil deGrasse Tyson, his comic co-hosts, guest celebrities and scientists discuss astronomy, physics, and everything else about life in the universe. Keep Looking Up! New episodes premiere Friday nights at 7pm ET.

Language:

English

Contact:

Curved Light Productions, PO Box 773 East Hampton NY 11937


Episodes

Climate Summit Live! with Gavin Schmidt

4/19/2021
How do we fix climate change? In this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice sit down with Sr. Advisor on Climate Science at NASA, Gavin Schmidt, for the Youth Climate Summit to answer questions about climate change. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/climate-summit-live-with-gavin-schmidt/ Thanks to our Patrons Jason Johst, Ava Spurr, Andrew Kodama, Ben Daumler, Ds Tillbrook, Dmitry Kucher,...

Duration:00:51:09

Cosmic Queries – Kitchen Sink Edition

4/12/2021
What are your burning questions about the universe? On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-host Chuck Nice answer Patrons’ flaming-hot questions about the universe, stars, black holes, gravity, philosophy... everything but the kitchen sink! NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/cosmic-queries-kitchen-sink-edition/ Thanks to our Patrons Sabrina Anderson, Adam Collins, Jason Pretzlaf, Victor Sanchez,...

Duration:00:49:14

Hacking the Head & the Heart with Leah Lagos, PhD.

4/9/2021
Can we hack our bodies and our minds? On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice talk about how to optimize human performance with performance and sport psychologist Leah Lagos, PhD. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/hacking-the-head-the-heart-with-leah-lagos-phd/ Thanks to our Patrons Eugenio Barrera, David J Rechtman, Umran Koca, Roy Nyaboga, Chris Merritt,...

Duration:00:54:18

The Code of Life and CRISPR with Jennifer Doudna and Walter Isaacson

4/5/2021
Designer babies? On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson and Chuck Nice sit down with biographer Walter Isaacson to explore Neil’s interview with Nobel Prize-winning biochemist, Jennifer Doudna, about her pioneering work with CRISPR technology. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/the-code-of-life-and-crispr-with-jennifer-doudna-and-walter-isaacson/ Thanks to our Patrons Miguel Santana!!, Cristina Magistrali,...

Duration:00:58:03

Housing Is Health, Housing Is Wealth with Natosha Reid Rice

4/2/2021
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Duration:00:52:09

The Life and Death of Stars with Jackie Faherty

3/29/2021
Are we really made of stardust? On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Negin Farsad explore the life – and death – of stars with astrophysicist Jackie Faherty, PhD. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/the-life-and-death-of-stars-with-jackie-faherty/ Thanks to our Patrons The Warzone12, 1x4x9, Michael Borger, Michael Meyn, Hieu Trinh, Vegard Gjertsen, Gavin Dhillon, Xavier Sims, Ram Kumar,...

Duration:00:50:38

The Right Stuff with Astronaut Scott Kelly and Dr. Chris Mason

3/26/2021
What does it take to be an astronaut? Neil deGrasse Tyson, Gary O’Reilly, and Chuck Nice break down the physical effects of being in space and the results of the astronaut twins study with guests astronaut Scott Kelly and biophysicist Chris Mason. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/the-right-stuff-with-astronaut-scott-kelly-and-dr-chris-mason/ Thanks to our Patrons Jamie Ferns, evan stegall, Payton Hawk,...

Duration:00:57:13

Cosmic Queries–Multiverse Madness with Max Tegmark

3/22/2021
Do we live in one of many universes? On this episode of StarTalk, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice investigate the theory of the multiverse with physicist and author, Prof. Max Tegmark. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/cosmic-queries-multiverse-madness-with-max-tegmark/ Thanks to our Patrons Eric Colombel, David Johnston, Tracy Fox, Jason Sills, Anderson Clark, Andrew Kranz, Kyle...

Duration:00:51:49

Cosmic Queries – Life on Exoplanets with Sara Seager

3/15/2021
Is there life on other planets? On this episode of StarTalk, Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-host Matt Kirshen dig into the search for extraterrestrial life with exoplanet expert and author of the memoir, “Smallest Lights in the Universe,” astrophysicist Sara Seager. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/cosmic-queries-life-on-exoplanets-with-sara-seager/ Thanks to our Patrons zach hughes, Bryan Hurley, Leona...

Duration:00:52:10

Cosmic Queries – Rise of the Machines with Matt Ginsberg

3/12/2021
Can machine learning predict the outcome of basketball games and March Madness? On this episode of StarTalk Sports Edition, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Gary O’Reilly, and Chuck Nice talk artificial intelligence with computer scientist and author of The Factor Man, Matt Ginsberg. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Thanks to our Patrons Erdem Memisyazici, Priscilla & Kyle, Steven Severin, sumplkrum, Julia Zeikowitz, Cory Ricci, Brennon Russ, Tony...

Duration:00:51:24

Cosmic Queries – Origins of the Universe, with Janna Levin

3/8/2021
What makes up the universe? On this episode of StarTalk, Neil DeGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice unveil the new StarTalk book, Cosmic Queries, with theoretical cosmologist Janna Levin, breaking down the building blocks of the universe. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/cosmic-queries-origins-of-the-universe-with-janna-levin/ Thanks to our Patrons Sunny Day, Shain Dholakiya, Penny Joy, Ben...

Duration:00:55:13

The COVID-19 Vaccines, with Irwin Redlener

3/1/2021
What’s up with the COVID-19 vaccines? On this episode of StarTalk, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice talk about all things COVID-19 vaccine with Dr. Irwin Redlener, Director of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/the-covid-19-vaccines-with-irwin-redlener/ Thanks to our Patrons Joe Selmser, Daniel Smith, C Hough, Sheri Eaton, Jon O'Rear, Jennifer...

Duration:00:56:23

The Joy of Techno Science, with Rayvon Fouché

2/26/2021
How is technology changing sports? Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice talk with author Rayvon Fouché to explore game-changing technology in the final episode of our Game Changers mini-series. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/the-joy-of-techno-science-with-rayvon-fouche/ Thanks to our Patrons Ceasar Perez, dniel, Coleman, Raphael Zadey, Jordan Schoepke, Munnie, NAOS NARUTO,...

Duration:00:54:13

Improving the News, with Max Tegmark

2/22/2021
How do we improve the news? Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice talk echo chambers and America’s media problem with Max Tegmark, physicist and creator of AI media tool ImproveTheNews.org, and journalist Jeff Jarvis. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/improving-the-news-with-max-tegmark/ Thanks to our Patrons kbw, Mike l Ness, Ashley Finamore, Amy A, Brandon, Scott, ITinker, Mike l,...

Duration:00:56:50

Mars Perseverance, with Jim Green, NASA Chief Scientist

2/15/2021
We’re headed back to Mars – Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice explore NASA’s Perseverance rover and its red planet mission with NASA Chief Scientist Jim Green. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/mars-perseverance-with-jim-green-nasa-chief-scientist/ Thanks to our Patrons Nina Barton, Yancey L Sanford, Tyrel Carson, Peter Jacobs, Laura Inger, Samuel Watts, Joshua Allen, Tom Hegedosh, Connor...

Duration:00:56:31

A Materials World

2/12/2021
It’s a materials world! Neil deGrasse Tyson, co-hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly, and Georgia Tech engineer Jud Ready explore how material science has impacted sports from tracks to swimsuits to golf balls to pole vaulting. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/a-materials-world/ Photo Credit: Tobi 87, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:02:06

Cosmic Queries – Dark Matter, Aliens, End of the Universe

2/8/2021
What is dark matter? Are we alone? How will it all end? Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice answer fan-submitted Cosmic Queries on topics from all across the universe. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/cosmic-queries-dark-matter-aliens-end-of-the-universe/ Thanks to our Patrons Kyle Marston, Caleb Martin, Zachary Zahn, David Liebert, Caralee Wahab, Michael Hoogwater, Robert Gowing, Tracy...

Duration:00:55:17

Cosmic Queries – Timekeeping

2/1/2021
What time is it? Neil deGrasse Tyson, comic co-host Chuck Nice, and astronomer and anthropologist Anthony Aveni answer fan-submitted Cosmic Queries about timekeeping, the history of time, and more! NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/cosmic-queries-timekeeping/ Thanks to our Patrons Douglas Robinson, Michael Kiddy, Oskari Laine, David Frederick, Tim Shearn, Emily Lindy, Vincent Wright, Jason Kawa,...

Duration:01:00:40

Game-Changing Physics

1/29/2021
How do you change the game? Neil deGrasse Tyson, co-hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice, and astrophysicist Charles Liu investigate game-changing techniques used to re-shape sports in the first episode of our mini-series. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/game-changing-physics/ Photo Credit: Fernando Frazão/Agência Brasil, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy...

Duration:00:53:10

The Science of Happiness, with Laurie Santos

1/25/2021
How do you know you’re happy? How can you be happier? Neil deGrasse Tyson, co-host Negin Farsad, and Laurie Santos, PhD, psychologist and host of The Happiness Lab, investigate the science of happiness. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Thanks to our Patrons Victor Sanchez, Austin Douglas, Sara George, Maxwell Freitag, Glenn Hunter Lusk, Roch Venne, Vladimir Tkachenko, Robert Gilmore, Glenn Camhi, and Albert Holk for supporting us this week....

Duration:00:50:32