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Cosmic Queries - Bioethics from StarTalk Radio

From StarTalk Radio - Neil deGrasse Tyson, comic co-host Paul Mecurio, and NYU bioethicist and philosopher Matthew Liao answer fan-submitted questions on artificial intelligence, the moralities of science, CRISPR, "designer babies," the ethical limits of experimentation, vaccinations, and more. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/. Photo Credit: StarTalk©.


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Cosmic Queries - Bioethics
2019-06-28 12:30:00
Neil deGrasse Tyson, comic co-host Paul Mecurio, and NYU bioethicist and philosopher Matthew Liao answer fan-submitted questions on artificial intelligence, the moralities of science, CRISPR, "designer babies," the ethical limits of experimentation, vaccinations, and more. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/. Photo Credit: StarTalk©.
50 minutes


Cosmic Queries - The Deep Part II
2020-01-20 12:00:00
Time to get even deeper! Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice answer fan-submitted questions on the multiverse, the Big Bang, time travel, dark matter, sunlight, and more in Part II of Cosmic Queries - The Deep.


Cheating in Sports
2020-01-17 12:00:00
Lance Armstrong, the New England Patriots, steroids in baseball - Neil deGrasse Tyson investigates cheating in sports alongside co-hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O'Reilly, Dr. Lee Igel, PhD from the Tisch Institute of Global Sport, and behavioral scientist Lisa Shu, PhD. 


Cosmic Queries - ALIENS! with Jake Roper
2020-01-13 12:00:00
Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice explore aliens in film with YouTuber Jake Roper including E.T., Men in Black, The Blob, The Thing, War of the Worlds, WALL-E, Contact,Arrival, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, 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: Matthew Iskander, Cody Stanley, David Adair Wolford Jr, Kim Shoemaker, Dawn Jordan. Photo Credit: 20th Century Fox.


SEASON PREMIERE: A Conversation with Tim Ferriss
2020-01-06 12:00:00
For our Season 11 premiere, Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down for a one-on-one conversation with author, entrepreneur, and investor Tim Ferriss to explore the writing process, neuroscience and psychedelics, marine biology, science fiction, and more.  NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/season-premiere-a-conversation-with-tim-ferriss/ Thanks to this week's Patrons for supporting us: Saul Flores, Augusta Golian, Alexis Collins, Eric Morales, Solomon Nadaf.  Photo Credit: StarTalk.


StarTalk Sports Edition Series Premiere - Changing the Game, with Arian Foster
2020-01-03 12:00:00
SERIES PREMIERE: Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with former NFL running back Arian Foster to explore his illustrious NFL career, the rise of science in football, and much more. Co-hosted by Gary O'Reilly and Chuck Nice.   NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Photo Credit: StarTalk.


Deadliest Cosmic Queries
2019-12-27 12:30:00
Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice answer your fan-submitted Cosmic Queries about death - what's the best way to die, the death of humanity, and the death of the universe - and they explore all the things that could kill us.  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 on Patreon: Aaron Colwell, Stephanie Judd, Kris Butler, Nipon Tuntariyanond, Lidia Jevtic. Image Credit: X-ray: NASA/CXC/RIKEN & GSFC/T. Sato et al; Optical: DSS


Cosmic Queries - Innovating, with Bill Nye
2019-12-20 11:00:00
In honor of Sir Isaac Newton's birthday, Bill Nye and Chuck Nice answer Cosmic Queries about inventions, innovations and scientific discovery, from sewers, to artificial intelligence, to the future of energy, to the exploration of Mars, and 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-innovating-with-bill-nye/ Thanks to this week's Patrons for supporting us: Brett Larue, Aimee Kukowski, Scarlet Wolf, Lionel Gollan, Michael Kosakavich, Michelle Danic. Photo Credit: Portrait of Sir Isaac Newton, by Charles Jervas.


Tough Love and Geopolitics, with Susan Rice
2019-12-13 12:00:00
Neil deGrasse Tyson explores geopolitics with Ambassador Susan Rice, PhD, co-host Chuck Nice, neuroscientist Heather Berlin, PhD, and cybersecurity expert Stephen Garcia. (WARNING: strong language, discussions of suicide and mental health, other adult topics.) 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: Paul Weist, Alexandra Uribe Coughlan, Annie C Hickman. Photo Credit: StarTalk.


Cosmic Queries - Edge of the Universe
2019-12-06 14:31:43
What lies beyond the edge of the universe? Neil deGrasse Tyson, comic co-host Chuck Nice, and astrophysicist Janna Levin, PhD, answer your fan-submitted Cosmic Queries about higher dimensions, the multiverse, the Big Bang, and much, 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-edge-of-the-universe/ Thanks to this week's Patrons for supporting us: Paul Love, Sharon Coates, Jon Duey, Roy Hill-Percival, Jose Clark, Dr. Janet L. Walsh. Photo Credit: Image Credit: X-ray: NASA/CXC/SAO/G.Schellenberger et al.; Optical: SDSS.


Science and Psyche in Film, with Darren Aronofsky
2019-11-29 12:30:00
Neil deGrasse Tyson explores the scientific, metaphysical, and psychological aspects of filmmaking with auteur filmmaker Darren Aronofsky, co-host Paula Poundstone, astrophysicist Charles Liu, PhD, neuroscientist Heather Berlin, PhD, and Bill Nye. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Thanks to this week's Patrons for supporting us: Sebastian Seilund, Ian Schulze, Heidi Lynne Makela, Calvin Mitchell, Sinai Coons. Photo Credit: Brandon Royal.


Cosmic Queries - Between Planets and Stars, with Jackie Faherty
2019-11-22 12:30:00
What lies hidden in the murky hallways of the cosmos? Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist Jackie Faherty, PhD, and co-host Chuck Nice answer your fan-submitted questions on brown dwarfs, interstellar objects, Planet 9, and 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-between-planets-and-stars-with-jackie-faherty/ Thanks to this week's Patrons for supporting us: Scott Peterson, Kody Krier, Anette Woolsey, Joe Aguirre, Daniel Hargrove, Jill Burkey Image Credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble; Processing & License: Judy Schmidt.


Cosmic Queries - Planets and Stuff
2019-11-15 12:30:00
Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Paul Mecurio are back together again to answer your fan-submitted questions on Saturn, Jupiter, neuroscience, tidal forces, lunar exploration, and the science behind your hat size, and 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-planets-and-stuff/ Thanks to this week's Patrons for supporting us: Kay Gilbert, Brendan Brown, Akasha Yi, Tom Hernke, Jonathan Gaffers Photo Credit: NASA, ESA, and A. Simon (NASA Goddard) [Public domain]


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.


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.


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


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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. 


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


Parody and Geek Culture, with "Weird Al" Yankovic
2019-08-30 12:30:00
Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with "Weird Al" Yankovic to explore geek culture and the scientific inspirations behind his hits. With comic co-host Maysoon Zayid, astrophysicists Prof. Charles Liu, PhD and Prof. Emily Rice, PhD, and rapper Ellect. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/parody-and-geek-culture-with-weird-al-yankovic/ Photo Credit: Brandon Royal


Cosmic Curiosities, with Paul Mecurio
2019-08-23 12:35:25
Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Paul Mecurio answer a grab bag full of fan-submitted Cosmic Queries on the Big Bang, the boundaries of the universe, space tourism, Star Trek, dark matter, neutrinos, communicating with extraterrestrial life, and much more. Thanks to this week's Patrons for supporting us: Valentín Elizalde, Tyler Ford, Ted Shevlin. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/cosmic-curiosities-with-paul-mecurio/ Photo Credit: V. Springel, Max Planck Institut für Astrophysik, Garching bei München.


Watching the Skies, with the US Space Command
2019-08-16 11:26:40
Neil Tyson flies to Thule Air Base in Greenland to investigate the intersection of space exploration and the military. With Chuck Nice, Laura Grego, PhD, Prof. Priya Natarajan, Colonel Thomas Colvin, General John Raymond, General John Shaw, Tim Norton, and Bill Nye. Thanks to this week's Patrons for supporting us: Renee Douglas, Ernesto Chavez, Julia Lyschik, Sydney Reising, Andy Green, and Cherrico Pottery. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/watching-the-skies-with-the-us-space-command/ Photo Credit USAF (Public domain).


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