StarTalk Radio 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.
Building a Virtual World - Drone Racing League 2020-09-25 15:00:00 They're fun, they're fast, they're drones. Neil deGrasse Tyson explores the Drone Racing League with founder and CEO Nicholas Horbaczewski, Marilyn Smith, PhD, Director of the Georgia Tech Vertical Lift Research Center of Excellence, Chuck Nice, and Gary O'Reilly. 55 minutes, 53 seconds
Cosmic Queries - Life on Venus 2020-09-21 15:00:00 Is there life on Venus? Neil deGrasse Tyson, comic co-host Paul Mecurio, and astrobiologist David Grinspoon investigate the recent discovery of phosphine gas in Venus's atmosphere and answer your Cosmic Queries. 49 minutes
Cosmic Queries - Interspecies Communication 2020-09-14 15:00:00 Will we ever be able to talk to animals? Neil deGrasse Tyson, comic co-host Chuck Nice, and marine mammal scientist Diana Reiss, PhD, answer fan-submitted Cosmic Queries on animal and interspecies communications. 50 minutes, 32 seconds
Revolutionizing Tennis, with Nick Kyrgios 2020-09-11 15:00:00 Has tennis gotten too routine? Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-hosts Gary O'Reilly and Chuck Nice investigate the people and technology shaking up the sport with Top 40 player Nick Kyrgios and David Ramos, Coaching Education and Performance Manager at the USTA. 50 minutes, 13 seconds
Cosmic Queries: Lunar Geology 2020-09-07 15:00:00 Why does the Moon have more craters than the Earth? What's the Moon's true color? Is the dark side of the Moon real? Could we terraform the Moon? Neil deGrasse Tyson, Chuck Nice, and planetary scientist Raquel Nuno answer fan questions on lunar geology. 50 minutes, 1
Cosmic Queries - Stargazing 2020-08-31 15:00:00 Has looking up at the stars changed over time? Neil Tyson, co-host Negin Farsad, and Emily Levesque, PhD, astrophysics professor and author of The Last Stargazers: The Enduring Story of Astronomy's Vanishing Explorers, answer fan questions on stargazing. 50 minutes, 34 seconds
Rebuilding the Human Body 2020-08-28 15:00:00 How do we rebuild athletes after injury? Neil deGrasse Tyson, co-hosts Gary O'Reilly and Chuck Nice, and orthopedic surgeon Kevin R. Stone, MD, investigate the world of surgeries and recovery. 54 minutes, 14 seconds
Exploring Grit, with Angela Duckworth 2020-08-24 15:00:00 What is grit? Neil deGrasse Tyson, comic co-host Chuck Nice, and psychologist, author, and world-renown expert on grit Angela Duckworth, PhD, answer fan-submitted Cosmic Queries on the science of grit. 56 minutes, 38 seconds
Cosmic Queries - Sharks 2020-08-17 15:00:00 To celebrate shark week, Neil deGrasse Tyson, comic co-host Jordan Klepper, and shark scientist Jasmin Graham answer your fan-submitted Cosmic Queries about sharks - megalodons, shark attacks, the "science" of Sharknado, and more! 53 minutes, 54 seconds
Artificial Intelligence and Sports 2020-08-14 15:00:00 Will AI change sports? Has it changed sports already? Neil deGrasse Tyson, co-hosts Gary O'Reilly and Chuck Nice, IBM's Noah Syken and Second Spectrum's Rajiv Maheswaran investigate how artificial intelligence is impacting sports. 58 minutes, 39 seconds
Debbie Millman: Designing Our Lives From prehistoric cave art to today's social media feeds, to design is to be human. This hour, designer Debbie Millman guides us through a world made and remadeand helps us design our own paths.
#574 State of the Heart This week we focus on heart disease, heart failure, what blood pressure is and why it's bad when it's high. Host Rachelle Saunders talks with physician, clinical researcher, and writer Haider Warraich about his book "State of the Heart: Exploring the History, Science, and Future of Cardiac Disease" and the ails of our hearts.
Insomnia Line Coronasomnia is a not-so-surprising side-effect of the global pandemic. More and more of us are having trouble falling asleep. We wanted to find a way to get inside that nighttime world, to see why people are awake and what they are thinking about.
So what'd Radiolab decide to do?
Open up the phone lines and talk to you.
We created an insomnia hotline and on this week's experimental episode, we stayed up all night, taking hundreds of calls, spilling secrets, and at long last, watching the sunrise peek through.
This episode was produced by Lulu Miller with Rachael Cusick, Tracie Hunte, Tobin Low, Sarah Qari, Molly Webster, Pat Walters, Shima Oliaee, and Jonny Moens.
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