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  • TV and the Evolution of American Culture with Norman Lear

    Sun 10:29am By StarTalk Radio
    Neil deGrasse Tyson looks at the relationship between television and American culture, with the help of writer and producer Norman Lear, author Saul Austerlitz, and co-host Chuck Nice. Plus, Bill Nye remembers “All in the Family.”
  • NASA’s Vision for Space with Charles Bolden

    Jun 20, 2015, 8:58 pm By StarTalk Radio
    How important is space exploration? What’s next? Mars? Europa? Find out when Neil deGrasse Tyson interviews NASA Administrator Maj. Gen. Charles Bolden. Neil is joined in studio by astrophysicist Dr. Michael Shara and Bill Nye.
  • The Impact of Twitter on Society with Biz Stone

    Jun 13, 2015, 5:15 pm By StarTalk Radio
    Explore social media’s impact on society when Neil deGrasse Tyson chats with Twitter co-founder, Biz Stone. Sociologist Dr. Alondra Nelson and journalist Clive Thompson also join Neil and Eugene Mirman, while Bill Nye “likes” the revolution.
  • Social Media in Space with Chris Hadfield

    Jun 5, 2015, 8:40 pm By StarTalk Radio
    Find out what it’s like to be an astronaut in the age of social media when Neil deGrasse Tyson interviews Chris Hadfield. Eugene Mirman co-hosts, Astro Mike Massimino is back, and Bill Nye extols the human exploration of space.
  • Combating Disease with Jimmy Carter

    May 31, 2015, 1:02 pm By StarTalk Radio
    Former President Jimmy Carter gives Neil deGrasse Tyson a progress report on eradicating Guinea Worm and other diseases. In studio, Chuck Nice and Mark Siddall, “The Leech Guy,” talk about parasites, and Bill Nye warns about our microscopic enemies.
  • The Science of Music with Josh Groban

    May 24, 2015, 12:10 pm By StarTalk Radio
    There’s more to a song than meets the ear, as Neil deGrasse Tyson finds out when he interviews singer/songwriter/producer Josh Groban. In studio, concert pianist and MIT Lecturer in Music Elaine Kwon and co-host Chuck Nice add their voices to the chorus to…
  • Cosmic Queries Potpourri

    May 17, 2015, 12:33 pm By StarTalk Radio
    It’s time for another episode of Cosmic Queries. This week, Neil deGrasse Tyson answers an eclectic mix of fan questions selected by Chuck Nice, from gravity waves and the Great Attractor, to dark matter and nuclear fusion.
  • The Evolution of Love and Sex with Dan Savage

    May 8, 2015, 5:29 pm By StarTalk Radio
    Dim the lights and get comfy when Neil Tyson chats with sex columnist Dan Savage about modern love. Chuck Nice and biological anthropologist Helen Fisher look at sex scientifically, and Bill Nye rants about… what else?
  • The Science of Interstellar with Christopher Nolan

    2:09pm By StarTalk Radio
    Unravel the mysteries of Interstellar when Neil deGrasse Tyson interviews filmmaker and auteur Christopher Nolan. In-studio, Eugene Mirman and cosmologist Dr. Janna Levin help keep the conversation down-to-earth.
  • George Takei and the Legacy of Star Trek

    Apr 25, 2015, 1:03 pm By StarTalk Radio
    Neil deGrasse Tyson delves into the legacy of Star Trek with George Takei, who played Lt. Sulu, helmsman of the USS Enterprise. In studio, co-host Leighann Lord and astrophysicist Charles Liu discuss how the series inspired the future.
  • Cosmic Queries: LightSail with Bill Nye

    Apr 19, 2015, 2:03 am By StarTalk Radio
    In May 2015, the Planetary Society will launch its first LightSail spacecraft for a “shakedown cruise” in Earth orbit. So who better to answer fan questions about the program than their CEO, Bill Nye, and comic co-host Chuck Nice?
  • Autism and Animal Science with Dr. Temple Grandin

    Apr 11, 2015, 12:06 pm By StarTalk Radio
    Discover how her autism helped Dr. Temple Grandin revolutionize animal science when she sits down with Neil deGrasse Tyson. Featuring Chuck Nice, Dr. Paul Wang of Autism Speaks, and Paul Shapiro of the Humane Society.
  • StarTalk Live! from SF Sketchfest 2015

    Apr 3, 2015, 5:24 pm By StarTalk Radio
    Explore the Moon, asteroids and Mars from the stage of San Francisco’s Nourse Theater with Bill Nye, Eugene Mirman and guests astrophysicist Dr. Yvonne Pendleton, “Mars Czar” Dr. G. Scott Hubbard and comedian H. Jon Benjamin.
  • Cosmic Queries: Bill Nye Edition

    Mar 28, 2015, 3:12 pm By StarTalk Radio
    The Science Guy takes the mic to answer your questions for him about evolution, technology, the human exploration of space, and even Leonard Nimoy, chosen from Twitter, Facebook and Google Plus by co-host Chuck Nice.
  • The Future of Humanity with Elon Musk

    Mar 21, 2015, 2:29 pm By StarTalk Radio
    Neil deGrasse Tyson explores the future of humanity with one of the men forging that future: billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX and Tesla Motors. Co-hosted by Chuck Nice and guest starring Bill Nye.
  • A Universe of Inspiration (Repeat)

    Mar 14, 2015, 1:11 pm By StarTalk Radio
    Explore how science has inspired art through the ages, from Leonardo da Vinci to computer games, when Neil deGrasse Tyson interviews artist Peter Max. With co-host Lynne Koplitz and guest Bill Nye.
  • StarTalk Live! Evolution with Richard Dawkins (Part 2)

    Mar 7, 2015, 4:21 pm By StarTalk Radio
    Our evolutionary journey concludes with Neil deGrasse Tyson, Richard Dawkins, Bill Nye, Eugene Mirman, Jim Gaffigan and Maeve Higgins, recorded live at the Beacon Theatre in NYC.
  • StarTalk Live! Evolution with Richard Dawkins (Part 1)

    Feb 28, 2015, 6:22 pm By StarTalk Radio
    Science and rationality take the stage when Neil deGrasse Tyson welcomes Richard Dawkins and Bill Nye to NYC’s Beacon Theater to discuss evolution, with help from comics Eugene Mirman, Jim Gaffigan and Maeve Higgins.
  • Cosmic Queries: Star Trek

    Feb 21, 2015, 7:45 pm By StarTalk Radio
    Join Neil deGrasse Tyson and Leighann Lord as they boldly go where no one has gone before: answering fan questions about “Star Trek,” from transporter beams and warp drives to Klingons and the Borg.
  • Rocket City Rednecks

    Feb 13, 2015, 7:20 pm By StarTalk Radio
    Get ready to blow up some stereotypes when Neil deGrasse Tyson meets aerospace engineer and Rocket City Redneck Travis S. Taylor. Co-hosted by Chuck Nice and guest starring Bill Nye the Science Guy.
  • Cosmic Queries: Rocket Science Is Hard

    Feb 6, 2015, 4:08 pm By StarTalk Radio
    Find out why “rocket science is hard” when Neil deGrasse Tyson answers fan questions about Antares, Rosetta, Philae, SpaceShipTwo, the Space Shuttle and more with the help of Bill Nye and Chuck Nice.
  • StarTalk Live! Water World (Part 2)

    Jan 31, 2015, 5:04 pm By StarTalk Radio
    Navigate the stormy seas of greed, politics, economics and the science of water with Neil deGrasse Tyson, Eugene Mirman and their guests Robert F. Kennedy Jr., The Gyalwang Drukpa, Dr. Tess Russo and Jason Sudeikis in Part 2 of our show from The Beacon…
  • StarTalk Live! Water World (Part 1)

    Jan 24, 2015, 5:59 pm By StarTalk Radio
    Dive into the world of water, on Earth and in the cosmos, when Neil deGrasse Tyson and Eugene Mirman host Robert F. Kennedy Jr., The Gyalwang Drukpa, Dr. Tess Russo and Jason Sudeikis at the Beacon Theater.
  • The Story of Life on Earth with Sir David Attenborough

    Jan 18, 2015, 1:40 pm By StarTalk Radio
    In our first episode of Season 6, Neil deGrasse Tyson discusses the history of life on Earth with naturalist Sir David Attenborough, along with a little help in the studio from Bill Nye and Chuck Nice.
  • Cosmic Queries: Gravity (Repeat)

    Jan 11, 2015, 10:54 am By StarTalk Radio
    The pull of gravity (the force, not the movie) is irresistible as Neil deGrasse Tyson and Leighann Lord grapple with weighty fan questions about matter and the curvature of spacetime.
  • Season 5 Time Capsule (Part 2)

    Jan 3, 2015, 2:08 pm By StarTalk Radio
    You asked the questions, you chose the episodes: Join us for your favorite Cosmic Queries of Season 5, answered by your own personal astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and guest hosts Bill Nye and Dr. Amy Mainzer.
  • Season 5 Time Capsule (Part 1)

    Dec 28, 2014, 2:06 pm By StarTalk Radio
    As Season 5 draws to a close, join astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson in looking back at the brightest moments of a year brimming with science, comedy, urban legends, the COSMOS and even God.
  • Extended Classic: Cosmic Queries: Pseudoscience, now with Elise Andrew of IFLS and Bill Nye

    Dec 21, 2014, 11:49 am By StarTalk Radio
    Put on your thinking caps as Neil Tyson and Leighann Lord answer fan questions about pseudoscience, from crystals to creationism and ancient aliens to alternative medicine. Plus, a new interview with Elise Andrew, Bill Nye, and Chuck Nice.
  • Extended Classic: MythBusters (Part 2)

    Dec 13, 2014, 12:29 am By StarTalk Radio
    Since they didn’t blow up Neil’s office in Part 1, the MythBusters Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman are back to finish the job. Now extended with 10 minutes of Cosmic Queries with Neil and Chuck!
  • Extended Classic: MythBusters (Part 1)

    Dec 6, 2014, 12:22 pm By StarTalk Radio
    In Part 1 of this classic podcast, now extended with 10 minutes of new Cosmic Queries, Neil Tyson sits down with Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman to discuss experiments, physics, and urban legends.