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Science meets comedy and pop culture 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.

A Conversation with Edward Norton
2019-11-08 12:30:00
Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with actor Edward Norton to explore his fascination with the universe, his new film "Motherless Brooklyn," his work with the UN promoting biodiversity, his data company, his cosmic curiosities, and more. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Thanks to this week's Patrons for supporting us: Ray Sousa, Kiki Stirling, Paul Schroeder, John Gallagher, Ástþór Sigurvinsson Photo Credit: StarTalk.
53 minutes, 48 seconds


Life of a Science Guy, with Bill Nye
2019-11-01 12:30:00
Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with his friend and beloved science communicator Bill Nye to explore how he became the "Science Guy." With comic co-host Chuck Nice, science communicator Emily Calandrelli, and biological anthropologist Helen Fisher, PhD. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/life-of-a-science-guy-with-bill-nye/ Thanks to this week's Patrons for supporting us:  Kohl Chrislock, Bradley Desrochers, Katelyn Hague, The Fellowship of Doge, Stu Glassner aka Neurocleric, Tabitha Bradley Photo Credit: Brandon Royal.
50 minutes, 21 seconds


Cosmic Queries - The 30-Second Universe
2019-10-25 12:30:00
Neil deGrasse Tyson, co-host Chuck Nice, and astrophysicist and StarTalk geek-in-chief Charles Liu, PhD answer fan-submitted questions on gravity, asteroids, AI, spacetime, and more to celebrate the release of Charles' new book "30-Second Universe." NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/cosmic-queries-the-30-second-universe/ Thanks to this week's Patrons for supporting us: Jim Brown, Christopher MacCay, Carlene Goodbody, Ernesto Chavez, Doug Sherman
50 minutes, 19 seconds


Science and Journalism, with Christiane Amanpour
2019-10-18 12:06:54
Neil deGrasse Tyson explores the intersectionality of science and journalism with CNN's Christiane Amanpour, Eugene Mirman, reporter Azmat Khan, conflict journalism expert Judith Matloff, Bill Nye, Sarah Rose Siskind, Natalia Reagan, and Brian Sack. Thanks to this week's Patrons for supporting us: Paul Sikes, Stephanie Judd, Michael McBride, François Fraser, Dan Yoder, John Ward NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Photo Credit: Brandon Royal
50 minutes, 18 seconds


StarTalk Live at NYCC 2019 with Neil deGrasse Tyson
2019-10-11 14:15:05
StarTalk returns to the main stage in front of a packed house at NY Comic Con. Neil deGrasse Tyson, co-host Chuck Nice, and StarTalk geek-in-chief astrophysicist Charles Liu, PhD explore the science found in comics, sci fi, and popular fiction! (Warning: Adult Language) NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/startalk-live-at-nycc-2019-with-neil-degrasse-tyson/ Thanks to this week's Patrons for supporting us: Heidi Ritzel, Sydney Reising, Andy Green, Michael Brown, Victoria Delpiano, and Cesar Alban. Photo Credit: Knightmare6.
58 minutes, 31 seconds


Cosmic Queries - World Space Week
2019-10-04 12:30:00
To celebrate World Space Week, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Matt Kirshen and astrophysicist Charles Liu, PhD, answer fan-submitted questions on a variety of celestial topics including parallel universes, solar energy, speed of light travel, Mars, and more! NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Thanks to this week's Patrons for supporting us: David Vives, Kelly Holman, and Nick Bryant. Photo Credit: NASA/Tony Gray and Kevin O'Connell.
50 minutes


Cosmic Queries - The Deep
2019-09-27 12:30:00
Deep space and deep thoughts = deep questions. Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice answer fan-submitted questions on the meaning of life, the human brain, higher intelligence, space exploration, and much more. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/cosmic-queries-the-deep/ Thanks to this week's Patrons for supporting us: Andrew Olguin, Jay Eilers, Dr. Janet L. Walsh, Roy Hill-Percival, Jose Clark Photo Credit: NASA, ESA, G. Illingworth and D. Magee (University of California, Santa Cruz), K. Whitaker (University of Connecticut), R. Bouwens (Leiden University), P. Oesch (University of Geneva), and the Hubble Legacy Field team.
50 minutes, 17 seconds


Solving Crimes with Science, with Patricia Cornwell
2019-09-20 12:33:02
Neil deGrasse Tyson investigates the world of forensics with best-selling crime novelist Patricia Cornwell, comic co-host Matt Kirshen, forensic pathologist Dr. Rebecca Folkerth, MD, neuroscientist Dr. Andrew Newberg, MD, and Bill Nye the Science Guy. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Photo Credit: Brandon Royal.
50 minutes, 15 seconds


The Pursuit of Knowledge, with Larry King
2019-09-13 12:46:35
Neil deGrasse Tyson and broadcast icon Larry King explore Larry's approach to interviews, his life-long pursuit of knowledge, and more. Featuring comic co-host Chuck Nice, neuroscientist Heather Berlin, PhD, and media scholar Robert Thompson, PhD. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Thanks to this week's Patrons for supporting us: Natalie Rosa, Scott Saponas, Jose Clark, Christopher Cohen, Sergio Rizzuto, Michael Staples Photo Credit: National Geographic. 
50 minutes, 17 seconds


Westworld and the Future of AI, with James Marsden
2019-09-06 12:30:00
Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with Westworld star James Marsden to explore the future of artificial intelligence. Featuring comic co-host Chuck Nice, philosopher Susan Schneider, AI robot Sophia, and neuroscientist David Eagleman, PhD. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Photo Credit: Brandon Royal
50 minutes, 17 seconds




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