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Westworld and the Future of AI, with James Marsden from StarTalk Radio

From StarTalk Radio - 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


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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.

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


Science Fiction and Star Trek, with Zachary Quinto
2020-03-30 12:00:00
"The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few." Neil deGrasse Tyson explores Star Trek and science fiction with Zachary Quinto (Spock), comic co-host Chuck Nice, and astrophysicist and StarTalk geek-in-chief Charles Liu, PhD.


Unmanned: Drone Racing and Tech
2020-03-27 12:00:00
Is it an Esport? Is it a "real" sport? Or is it a bit of both? Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-hosts Gary O'Reilly and Chuck Nice investigate drone racing and technology with world champion Paul "Nurk" Nurkkala and drone engineer Justin Pearce.


C-3PO and the Rise of Robots, with Anthony Daniels
2020-03-23 12:00:00
What's the difference between a robot and an android? Should laws protect robots? Neil deGrasse Tyson explores the rise of robots with "I Am C-3PO" author and Star Wars actor Anthony Daniels, comic co-host Chuck Nice, and robot ethicist Kate Darling, PhD.


Understanding the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
2020-03-16 12:00:00
Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice investigate what we currently know about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) with Dr. Irwin Redlener, Director of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness.


The Carlos Beltrán Interview
2020-03-13 12:00:00
Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-hosts Gary O'Reilly and Chuck Nice sit down with MLB legend Carlos Beltrán to explore his extraordinary career including his first experiences in the league, adapting to the Moneyball era, and life after baseball.


Cosmic Queries: Until the End of Time, with Brian Greene
2020-03-09 12:00:00
Neil deGrasse Tyson, comic co-host Chuck Nice, and theoretical physicist and author Brian Greene answer questions from our fans about string theory, the fabric of spacetime, interstellar travel, free will, and the meaning of life.


Cosmic Queries - Black Holes and Dark Energy Part II
2020-03-02 12:00:00
One episode wasn't enough! Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice are back to answer more fan-submitted questions about black holes, dark energy, singularities, Hawking radiation, photons, and a lot more.


Show Me the Money: Is it College Athlete Payday?
2020-02-28 12:00:00
Should college athletes be getting paid? Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-hosts Gary O'Reilly and Chuck Nice investigate this hotly debated question alongside author Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, and economist Andrew Zimbalist, PhD.


Cosmic Queries - Black Holes and Dark Energy
2020-02-24 12:00:00
Could the Earth become a black hole? Does dark energy impact your life? Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice answer your fan-submitted questions on black holes, dark energy, and other mysteries of the universe. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Thanks to our Patrons Ashod Kuyumjian, Tony Biell, Jon Emerson, Zap Andersson, and Ocean & Dylan McIntyre for supporting us this week. Image Credit: NASA, S. Gezari (The Johns Hopkins University), and J. Guillochon (University of California, Santa Cruz).


Geekdom 101, with Olivia Munn
2020-02-17 12:00:00
Are you ready for your lesson in geek culture? Neil deGrasse Tyson chats with Olivia Munn about superheroes, aliens, math, planetary science, and more. Featuring comic co-host Chuck Nice and astrophysicist and StarTalk geek-in-chief Charles Liu, PhD.  NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/geekdom-101-with-olivia-munn/ Thanks to our Patrons Genesis Perez, Braden Thomas, Joe Aguirre, Ayush Kapri, and Aden Parker for supporting us this week. Photo Credit: StarTalk. 


Cosmic Queries - The Joy of Tech
2020-02-14 12:00:00
Neil deGrasse Tyson, co-hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O'Reilly, and Angela Ruggiero, Olympic Gold Medalist and CEO of Sports Innovation Lab, answer your fan-submitted Cosmic Queries on the past, present, and future of sports technology.  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-joy-of-tech/


Live at Awesome Con - To Mars and Beyond
2020-02-10 12:02:15
We explore the mission to Mars and beyond with Bill Nye the Science Guy, co-host Eugene Mirman, astrobiologist David Grinspoon, former NASA Deputy Administrator Dava Newman, and comedians Jo Firestone and Hari Kondabolu, recorded live at Awesome Con 2017.  NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/live-at-awesome-con-to-mars-and-beyond/ Thanks to our Patrons Justin Adamson, Forrest Shepard, Andrew Wood, William Price, and Kynan Woodford for supporting us this week. Photo Credit: Elliot Severn.


Cosmic Queries: Space Probes with Dr. Amy Mainzer
2020-02-08 12:49:55
JPL astrophysicist Dr. Amy Mainzer is back as guest host for this week's podcast, and together with comic co-host Chuck Nice she answers your questions about space probes.


Quirky Cosmic Queries
2020-02-03 12:00:00
Aliens, the multiverse, immortality, Ê»Oumuamua, and more - Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Paul Mecurio answer the quirkiest fan-submitted Cosmic Queries on topics from all across the universe.  NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/quirky-cosmic-queries/ Thanks to this week's Patrons for supporting us: Daniel Kulikowski, Natalia Lalicata, Scott Eisen, Jeffrey David Marraccini, Sunil Ingle.   Photo Credit: StarTalk.


Conquering the Game, with Tony Gonzalez
2020-01-31 12:00:00
As we gear up for Super Bowl LIV, Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with NFL legend Tony Gonzalez to explore his football career, quantum mechanics, veganism, success, and much more. Featuring co-hosts Gary O'Reilly and Chuck Nice.  NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/conquering-the-game-with-tony-gonzalez/ Photo Credit: Vayner Talent.


Cosmic Queries - Navigating the Cosmos
2020-01-27 12:00:00
Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Harrison Greenbaum answer fan-submitted Cosmic Queries that explore the techniques, inventions, and ideas for navigating the cosmos including celestial maps, GPS, the North Star, 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: Stella Burkey, Derek Pavan, Travis Dunn, Michael Jonsson, Chad Hunt.


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.


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