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  • Cosmic Queries: Galactic Grab Bag

    Fri 10:00am By StarTalk Radio
    First time comic co-host Iliza Shlesinger reaches into our Galactic Grab Bag to ask host Neil Tyson questions from our fans about light sails and laser beams, black holes, the search for life in the universe, antimatter, and intelligent dinosaurs.
  • Extended Classic: Cosmic Queries: Human Impact on Earth with Dr. FunkySpoon

    May 13, 2016, 1:32 pm By StarTalk Radio
    Planetary scientist Dr. David Grinspoon answers questions about the human impact on Earth during the Anthropocene Era. Now updated with 13 minutes of Dr. FunkySpoon and Chuck Nice discussing why we must evolve from Homo Sapiens into Terra Sapiens.
  • Cosmic Queries: A Stellar Smorgasbord

    May 6, 2016, 2:59 pm By StarTalk Radio
    Astrophysicists Neil Tyson and Charles Liu answer a feast of fan-submitted questions, ranging from asteroid mining to the heat death of the universe, selected by co-host Eugene Mirman. Plus a new “How Tweet It Is” segment with Neil and Bill Nye.
  • The Promise and Peril of the Genomic Revolution

    Apr 29, 2016, 11:55 am By StarTalk Radio
    Get an update from the front lines of the genomic revolution when Neil Tyson interviews Anne Wojcicki, co-founder/CEO of genetic testing company 23andMe. In studio, bioethicist Prof. Robert Klitzman provides perspective. Chuck Nice co-hosts.
  • Racing Extinction with Leilani Münter

    Apr 22, 2016, 1:15 pm By StarTalk Radio
    We’re waving two very different green flags this week when Neil Tyson interviews NASCAR driver and environmental activist Leilani Münter. Eugene Mirman co-hosts, with guests Dr. Marcia DeLonge and Don Anair of the Union of Concerned Scientists.
  • Cosmic Queries – Science and Morality

    Apr 15, 2016, 11:47 am By StarTalk Radio
    Explore the intersection of science and morality when host Neil deGrasse Tyson answers fan questions with the help of guest Michael Shermer, the founder of Skeptic Magazine and author of The Moral Arc. Eugene Mirman co-hosts.
  • Unravelling Reddit with Alexis Ohanian

    Apr 8, 2016, 1:56 pm By StarTalk Radio
    Neil deGrasse Tyson explores the “front page of the internet” with Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian. Learn about how Reddit got started, net neutrality, trolls and more. With BuzzMachine’s Jeff Jarvis and co-host Eugene Mirman.
  • StarTalk Live! from SF Sketchfest 2016 (Part 2)

    Mar 31, 2016, 4:20 pm By StarTalk Radio
    This week we’re still on Mars with Andy Weir, author of “The Martian”, and Dr. Jim Green, Director of NASA’s Planetary Science Division. Join Bill Nye, Eugene Mirman and Maeve Higgins for Part 2 of our show recorded live at SF Sketchfest. ADULT…
  • StarTalk Live! from SF Sketchfest 2016 (Part 1)

    3:39pm By StarTalk Radio
    We’re going to Mars! Join commander Bill Nye and executive officer Eugene Mirman as we explore the Red Planet with NASA Planetary Science Division Director Jim Green, “The Martian” author Andy Weir, and Maeve Higgins. RECORDED LIVE, ADULT LANGUAGE.
  • Protecting Earth from Asteroids

    Mar 18, 2016, 2:14 pm By StarTalk Radio
    How can humanity escape the fate of the dinosaurs? Find out when Neil deGrasse Tyson interviews Apollo 9 astronaut Rusty Schweickart, co-founder of the B612 foundation, devoted to protecting Earth from asteroids. With co-host Eugene Mirman.
  • Cosmic Queries - New Mysteries of the Universe

    Mar 11, 2016, 1:39 pm By StarTalk Radio
    Alien megastructures? Gravitational waves? Time travel via wormhole? Crack open the latest cosmic conundrums when astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson answers fan submitted questions, thrown at him by our co-host Eugene Mirman.
  • Gazing into the Future with Ray Kurzweil

    Mar 4, 2016, 12:52 pm By StarTalk Radio
    SEASON PREMIERE: Where is humanity going, and what will we be like when we get there? Explore artificial intelligence and “the Singularity” with Neil Tyson and futurist Ray Kurzweil. Chuck Nice co-hosts, with guest neuroscientist Gary Marcus in studio.
  • Season 6 Time Capsule (Part 2)

    Feb 26, 2016, 2:16 pm By StarTalk Radio
    You asked the questions, you chose the episodes: Join us for your favorite Cosmic Queries of Season 6, answered by your own personal astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson, guest host Bill Nye and co-hosts Chuck Nice and Leighann Lord.
  • Season 6 Time Capsule (Part 1)

    Feb 19, 2016, 5:04 pm By StarTalk Radio
    Join host Neil deGrasse Tyson as he revisits our fan’s favorite episodes from a season overflowing with science, comedy, moguls, whistleblowers, evolution, invention, and exploration.
  • Cosmic Queries - The Science of Love

    Feb 12, 2016, 11:48 am By StarTalk Radio
    What’s love got to do with it? Find out in our Valentine’s Day edition of Cosmic Queries when co-host Chuck Nice gets down on his knees and pops your questions to Neil deGrasse Tyson and biological anthropologist Dr. Helen Fisher.
  • Protecting Our Environment, with Gina McCarthy

    Feb 4, 2016, 5:27 pm By StarTalk Radio
    What will it take to keep Earth habitable for humanity? Neil Tyson finds out from EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy. Also featuring environmental blogger Andrew Revkin, science historian Naomi Oreskes, co-host Maeve Higgins and Bill Nye the Science Guy.
  • The Value of Science, with Brian Cox

    Jan 29, 2016, 4:25 pm By StarTalk Radio
    Neil deGrasse Tyson compares notes with British physicist and TV host Brian Cox about wormholes, lightsabers, science literacy and more. Also featuring futurist Jason Silva, Dr. Janna Levin, and co-host Maeve Higgins. Plus, Bill Nye extols the value of…
  • A Conversation with Alan Rickman, Revisited

    Jan 21, 2016, 11:05 pm By StarTalk Radio
    In 2012, Neil deGrasse Tyson interviewed Alan Rickman for a 2-part show about the craft of acting, the education system, and much more. We’ve selected our favorite parts from those episodes for this look back. Chuck Nice co-hosts, with guest Charles Liu.
  • Science and Social Justice with David Crosby

    Jan 15, 2016, 12:02 pm By StarTalk Radio
    Neil deGrasse Tyson talks about science fiction, folk music and social justice with rock and roll legend and science geek David Crosby. Chuck Nice co-hosts, Thomas Sugrue provides historical context for the 1960s, and Bill Nye praises “People Power” and…
  • Colonizing Mars with Bas Lansdorp

    Jan 8, 2016, 11:40 am By StarTalk Radio
    Can Mars One succeed? Neil Tyson gets a mission briefing from CEO Bas Lansdorp. In studio, Mike Massimino and Eugene Mirman are skeptical, candidate Ryan MacDonald calls in, and Bill Nye explains why he wants to send real astronauts.
  • Extended Classic: Time Lords: The Science of Keeping Time with Chris Hardwick

    Dec 31, 2015, 12:21 pm By StarTalk Radio
    Travel back in time to Season 2 as Neil Tyson and Chris Hardwick take a mind-bending journey into the science of time, from relativity and leap seconds, to neutrinos and time-telling oysters. Now with 12 new minutes of Neil, Bill Nye and Steven Soter in the…
  • Extended Classic: Holiday Lights

    Thu 2:44am By StarTalk Radio
    Neil Tyson celebrates the cosmic significance of the season, from the solstice to the Star of Bethlehem. Leighann Lord and Chuck Nice co host, with Seth MacFarlane and Brother Guy Consolmagno. Now with 12 minutes of Neil, Bill Nye and Steven Soter in the…
  • The Science of Creativity, with David Byrne

    Dec 18, 2015, 1:23 pm By StarTalk Radio
    Neil Tyson explores art, science and creativity with the help of musician and Talking Heads frontman David Byrne. Providing backup are cognitive scientist/pianist Dr. Mónica López-González, composer/programmer Prof. David Cope, and co-host Maeve Higgins,…
  • Expanding Our Perspectives, with Susan Sarandon

    Dec 11, 2015, 4:11 pm By StarTalk Radio
    Ready to have your perspectives expanded, cosmically and otherwise? Neil deGrasse Tyson welcomes actress and activist Susan Sarandon, exoplanetary scientist Dr. Rebecca Oppenheimer, astrophysicist Dr. Emily Rice, Bill Nye and co-host Maeve Higgins.
  • The Science of Illusion with Penn & Teller

    Dec 4, 2015, 11:59 am By StarTalk Radio
    Learn the secret of magic when Penn & Teller sit down with Neil deGrasse Tyson. Chuck Nice and neuroscientist Susana Martinez-Conde join Neil in studio, Michael Shermer calls in about skepticism, and Bill Nye explains why we want to believe.
  • Extended Classic: Tour of the Solar System

    Nov 26, 2015, 3:58 pm By StarTalk Radio
    Join Neil deGrasse Tyson and Chuck Nice as they tour the solar system with Mars Exploration Rover principal investigator Steve Squyres and planetary scientist Heidi Hammel. Extended with an update on Pluto from Neil deGrasse Tyson and 10 minutes of new Cosmic…
  • The Science of Family Guy with Seth MacFarlane

    Nov 20, 2015, 11:25 am By StarTalk Radio
    Neil Tyson and his friend Seth MacFarlane delve into the science of “Family Guy”, from the Big Bang to the multiverse. Chuck Nice and Charles Liu join Neil in studio, Simon Singh calls in about math in “The Simpsons”, and Bill Nye gets super-heroic.
  • Exploring Science and Comedy with Larry Wilmore

    Nov 13, 2015, 12:04 pm By StarTalk Radio
    Neil deGrasse Tyson studies the science of comedy with Larry Wilmore, comic co-host Eugene Mirman and cognitive neuroscientist Scott Weems. Andy Weir, author of “The Martian,” calls into the show and Bill Nye attempts a little comedy improv.
  • Decoding Science and Politics with Bill Clinton

    Nov 6, 2015, 1:15 pm By StarTalk Radio
    Neil Tyson explores science and politics with former President Bill Clinton, from the human genome to the Higgs boson to the Hubble Space Telescope. Chuck Nice and futurist Juan Enriquez join Neil in studio, Richard A. Muller calls into the show, and Bill Nye…
  • Cosmic Queries: Monsters with Bill Nye

    Oct 30, 2015, 12:03 pm By StarTalk Radio
    With Halloween just around the corner, guest host Bill Nye and co-host Chuck Nice apply a little science and rationality to fan questions about zombies, ghosts, vampires, dragons, Frankenstein’s monster, and Bill’s old boss.