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Cosmic Queries - The New Space Race

From StarTalk Radio - Why haven't we gone back to the Moon? What are the responsibilities of the Space Force? Is Mars the new end goal for exploration? Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Ray Ellin answer fan-submitted questions on the "new" Space Race. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Photo Credit: SpaceX


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Cosmic Queries - The New Space Race
2019-02-22 12:17:57
Why haven't we gone back to the Moon? What are the responsibilities of the Space Force? Is Mars the new end goal for exploration? Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Ray Ellin answer fan-submitted questions on the "new" Space Race. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Photo Credit: SpaceX
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Apollo and the Future of Humans in Space
2019-07-19 12:30:00
Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 by answering fan-submitted questions on the famous Moon landing and the future of space exploration. Also featuring a conversation with Alyssa Carson, the world's youngest astronaut in training. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: Photo Credit: NASA.


#ICYMI - The Science of SailGP
2019-07-18 15:15:33
In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel.... Hosts Gary O'Reilly and Chuck Nice investigate the science-filled, data-driven world of SailGP yacht racing alongside Team USA member Hans Henken and Team USA performance analyst Phil Crain.  Photo Credit: ©SAILGP-Javier Salinas.


Cosmic Queries - Summer School
2019-07-12 12:30:00
The sun is out, the weather is warm, and summer school is in session! Neil deGrasse Tyson, co-host Matt Kirshen, and astrophysicist Charles Liu answer fan-submitted questions on mathematics, the Big Bang, the laws of physics, neutrinos, relativity, Pluto, the smell of the Milky Way, and more. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Photo Credit: LassenNPS [Public domain]


News in the Digital Age, with Dan Rather
2019-07-05 12:17:17
Neil deGrasse Tyson and legendary CBS news anchor Dan Rather explore the future of journalism, news in the digital age, the Space Race, the importance of science and data in reporting, protecting the truth, and more. With co-host Paula Poundstone, Jeff Jarvis, Mona Chalabi, and Bill Nye. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/. Photo Credit: Brandon Royal.


#ICYMI - Plant-Powered Athletes and Plant-Based Diets
2019-07-04 16:00:00
In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel.... Hosts Gary O'Reilly and Chuck Nice explore the world of plant-powered athletes and plant-based diets with former German strongman competitor Patrik Baboumian, heavyweight boxer Cam F. Awesome, and vegan nutrition and fitness coach Karina Inkster. Photo Credit: Patrik Baboumian. Photo Credit: Deivitrix [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)]


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©.


A Conversation with Jordan Klepper
2019-06-21 12:30:00
Neil deGrasse Tyson and Jordan Klepper explore comedy, politics, the future of American space exploration, the similarities between HI-SEAS and an improv troupe, space camp, and Jordan's new documentary show "Klepper." 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©.


#ICYMI - Sneakerheads and Sneaker Design
2019-06-20 16:34:31
In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel... Chuck Nice and Gary O'Reilly explore the world of sneakerheads and the science of sneaker design with legendary designer D'Wayne Edwards, designer/creator Federico Maccapani aka @Mbroidered, and sneaker fashionista Ezra Wine. Photo Credit: StarTalk©.


Freakonomics, with Stephen J. Dubner
2019-06-14 11:46:51
Private vs public space exploration, asteroid mining, artificial intelligence, universal healthcare, and more - Neil Tyson explores the stochastic world of economics with Stephen J. Dubner, author of Freakonomics and host of Freakonomics Radio, and first-time comic co-host James Altucher. 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.


Jack Black's Cosmic Curiosity
2019-06-07 12:33:40
Neil deGrasse Tyson and virtuoso comedian, musician, and actor Jack Black explore black holes, a simulation universe, quantum weirdness, Powers of Ten, Ant Man's shrinking powers, and much more. With Chuck Nice, astrophysicist Charles Liu, climate scientist Kate Marvel, and Bill Nye. Photo Credit: Brandon Royal. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/jack-blacks-cosmic-curiosity/


#ICYMI - Inside Sports Betting
2019-06-06 14:08:34
In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel.... Place your bets! Hosts Gary O'Reilly and Chuck Nice explore the ins, outs, ups, and downs of sports betting with sports writer Brett Smiley, statistics expert David Beaudoin, and Todd Fuhrman, FS1 contributor and host of the Bet the Board podcast.  Photo Credit: Baishampayan Ghose [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)]


Creating Science Fiction, with Gale Anne Hurd
2019-05-31 12:30:00
The Terminator, The Walking Dead, Aliens, Dante's Peak, Armageddon, and more - explore what it takes to bring science fiction to life with Neil deGrasse Tyson, producer Gale Anne Hurd, comic co-host Chuck Nice, science fiction expert Jason Ellis, PhD, and volcanologist Janine Krippner, PhD. Photo Credit: Brandon Royal. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/creating-science-fiction-with-gale-anne-hurd/


Making Stuff, with Adam Savage
2019-05-24 12:30:00
Neil deGrasse Tyson, author and inventor extraordinaire Adam Savage, and comic co-host Chuck Nice answer fan-submitted questions about MythBusters, the creative process, the future of engineering, movies, and much more! NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/making-stuff-with-adam-savage/ Photo Credit: StarTalk©


#ICYMI - Gender Inequality in Sports, with Heather O'Reilly
2019-05-23 16:00:00
In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel.... Hosts Gary O'Reilly and Chuck Nice investigate the systemic gender bias and discrimination happening in professional sports with World Cup winner and former USWNT soccer star Heather O'Reilly, and economist Andrew Zimbalist, PhD.  Photo Credit: Courtesy of Heather O'Reilly.


Playing the Game of Thrones, with George RR Martin
2019-05-17 12:32:24
Dragons, skinchangers, the undead - Neil Tyson explores Game of Thrones with George R. R. Martin. With co-host Matt Kirshen, medieval expert Racha Kirakosian, Bill Nye, paleontologist Mark Norrell, Dr. Steven Schlozman aka Dr. Zombie, and astrophysicist Charles Liu. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/playing-the-game-of-thrones-with-george-rr-martin/ Photo Credit: Brandon Royal.


Wrestling with Mental Health, with AJ Mendez
2019-05-10 12:30:00
Neil deGrasse Tyson investigates mental health, wrestling, and more with AJ Mendez, aka AJ Lee, former WWE wrestler and author of "Crazy Is My Superpower: How I Triumphed by Breaking Bones, Breaking Hearts, and Breaking the Rules". With co-host Chuck Nice and neuroscientist Dr. Heather Berlin, PhD. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Photo Credit: © Cathy and David Photography, via theajmendez.com


#ICYMI - Golf Tech and Astrophotography, with Jimmy Walker and Neil Tyson
2019-05-09 16:25:14
In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel.... Golf technology and astrophotography - these worlds collide as hosts Gary O'Reilly and Chuck Nice sit down with professional golfer and astrophotographer Jimmy Walker, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and Matt Plumb, former Global Product Line Manager for Nike Golf Clubs. Photo Credit: TourProGolfClubs [CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)]


Making Science Cool, with Jeff Goldblum
2019-05-03 12:30:00
Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with actor Jeff Goldblum to explore his iconic roles in Jurassic Park, Independence Day, and his fervent scientific curiosity. Featuring paleomammalogist Ross MacPhee, economist Raphaële Chappe, NASA's Kelly Fast, Ph.D., Bill Nye the Science Guy, and co-host Chuck Nice. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Photo Credit: Kris Denton


Cosmic Queries - Asteroids and Comets
2019-04-26 12:30:00
They could be transporters of life or harbingers of doom - Neil deGrasse Tyson answers fan-submitted questions on comets and asteroids with science author and cosmochemist Natalie Starkey, PhD, and first-time comic co-host Mark Normand. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/cosmic-queries-asteroids-and-comets/ Illustration Credit: European Southern Observatory/M. Kornmesser.


#ICYMI - The Science of Thoroughbred Racing
2019-04-25 16:27:30
In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel.... What does it take to win the Kentucky Derby? Hosts Gary O'Reilly and Chuck Nice explore thoroughbred genetics and the ins and outs of horse racing with Dr. Stephen Harrison from Thoroughbred Genetics and former champion steeplechase jockey Sean Clancy.  Photo Credit: Velo Steve [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)]


Saving the Earth, with Al Gore
2019-04-19 12:37:23
It's now or never. Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with environmental activist, Nobel Prize winner, and former US VP Al Gore to investigate ways to combat climate change. Joined by co-host Chuck Nice, journalist Andrew Revkin, and climate scientist Kate Marvel. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Photo Credit: National Geographic.


Cosmic Queries - Physics All Around Us
2019-04-12 12:30:00
Did you know physics is at work all around us? Join your personal astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice as they answer fan-submitted questions on the physics of life, big and small. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Photo Credit: Offnfopt (Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons).


#ICYMI - Women's Boxing, with World Champion Alicia Ashley
2019-04-11 16:10:13
In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel.... What does it take to be World Champion? How can women's boxing gain more popularity? Can you be a fighter and a trainer? Hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O'Reilly step into the ring with World Champion Alicia Ashley, astrophysicist and boxer Federica Bianco, and former Olympic-style boxer Cary Williams. Photo Credit: CES boxing (CSB photography).


Cosmic Queries - X-ray Astrophysics
2019-04-05 12:30:00
Vote now for StarTalk to win a Webby Award! wbby.co/vote-pod18 Explore more than the eye can see as Neil deGrasse Tyson, comic co-host Chuck Nice, and Kimberly Arcand, Visualization and Emerging Technology Lead for NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, answer fan-submitted questions to uncover the X-ray universe and beyond. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. <<INSERT ALL-ACCESS EPISODE LINK HERE>> Photo Credit: X-ray: NASA/CXC/Univ. Potsdam/L. Oskinova, et al.; Optical: NASA/STScI; Infrared: NASA/JPL-Caltech.


Cosmic Queries - Everyday Astrophysics, with Russell Peters
2019-03-29 12:48:09
Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Russell Peters answer fan-submitted questions on a variety of astrophysical topics including Pluto, the Andromeda Galaxy, the Magellanic Clouds, the Equator and the Earth's axis, E = mc2, exoplanets, the Moon, and more! NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/cosmic-queries-everyday-astrophysics-with-russell-peters/ Photo Credit: StarTalk®.


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