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  • Protecting Our Environment, with Gina McCarthy

    Thu 5:27pm 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

    Dec 24, 2015, 2:44 am 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.
  • Extended Classic: Madame Saturn – A Conversation with Carolyn Porco (Part 2)

    Oct 23, 2015, 1:07 pm By StarTalk Radio
    Planetary scientist Dr. Carolyn Porco tells Neil about photographing Earth in the Pale Blue Dot and The Day the Earth Smiled and her involvement in Star Trek and Contact. Now including 12 minutes of Cosmic Queries with Neil, Bill Nye and Chuck Nice!
  • StarTalk Live! at the Apollo (Part 2)

    Oct 15, 2015, 8:42 pm By StarTalk Radio
    StarTalk’s night at the historic theater in Harlem concludes with some surprises, including a song by Neil Tyson’s nephew, the rapper, Tyson. With Eugene Mirman, Senator Cory Booker, Dr. Ainissa Ramirez, Phoebe Robinson and Maeve Higgins.
  • StarTalk Live! at the Apollo (Part 1)

    Fri 7:23am By StarTalk Radio
    It’s not your typical night at the Apollo when Neil deGrasse Tyson and Eugene Mirman welcome Senator Cory Booker, science evangelist Dr. Ainissa Ramirez and comedians Maeve Higgins and Phoebe Robinson to the historic theater in Harlem, NYC.
  • Cosmic Queries: Colonizing Mars

    Oct 2, 2015, 12:12 am By StarTalk Radio
    Is Mars the kind of place to raise your kids? This week, Neil Tyson and Chuck Nice answer fan questions about terraforming, psychology, international treaties, and even the impact of Martian gravity and atmosphere on baseball.
  • A Conversation with Edward Snowden (Part 2)

    Sep 24, 2015, 10:00 pm By StarTalk Radio
    Neil deGrasse Tyson’s exclusive, one-on-one conversation with Edward Snowden - via robot - concludes with a deeper dive into metadata, personal privacy and covert communications, before exploring pulsars and cosmic background radiation.
  • A Conversation with Edward Snowden (Part 1)

    Sep 17, 2015, 11:59 am By StarTalk Radio
    Neil deGrasse Tyson chats with whistleblower Edward Snowden via robotic telepresence from Moscow. In Part 1, they discuss Isaac Newton, knowledge and learning, the Periodic Table, encryption and privacy, and much more.
  • StarTalk Live! Parasites and Poisons at The Bell House

    Sep 12, 2015, 3:36 pm By StarTalk Radio
    A strange brew of poisons, parasites and infectious diseases is on tap at The Bell House when Neil deGrasse Tyson and Eugene Mirman welcome guests Mark Siddall, the Leech Guy, and comedians H. Jon Benjamin and Jessica Williams.
  • Extended Classic: “Are You Out of Your Mind?” with Oliver Sacks

    Sep 5, 2015, 12:47 pm By StarTalk Radio
    Join us for Neil deGrasse Tyson’s original interview with his recently departed friend Oliver Sacks, now extended with exclusive, never-before-heard content. Also featuring guest Cara Santa Maria and co-host Chuck Nice.
  • Extended Classic: A Conversation with God

    Aug 29, 2015, 4:26 pm By StarTalk Radio
    Neil Tyson has a one-on-one conversation with… God. Join us for divine revelations about everything from the Big Bang, to evolution and creationism, to aliens. Now including “God’s Favorites,” plus “How Tweet It Is” with Neil and Bill Nye.
  • StarTalk Live! Climate Change

    Aug 23, 2015, 11:01 am By StarTalk Radio
    On a hot night in Brooklyn, Bill Nye and Eugene Mirman get steamed up about climate change with help from their guests, Nobel Prize-winning climatologist Dr. Cynthia Rosenzweig and comedians Jemaine Clement and Michael Che.
  • StarTalk Live! Sociology and the Human Condition

    Aug 15, 2015, 5:37 pm By StarTalk Radio
    Neil deGrasse Tyson and Eugene Mirman investigate the human condition with the help of bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell, sociologist Dr. Alondra Nelson and comedian Wyatt Cenac. Recorded live at NYC’s Hammerstein Ballroom.
  • The Digital Revolution with Arianna Huffington

    Aug 8, 2015, 5:48 pm By StarTalk Radio
    Neil deGrasse Tyson explores the information age with two of its digital elite: Huffington Post co-founder Arianna Huffington and BuzzMachine’s Jeff Jarvis. Chuck Nice co-hosts, and Bill Nye shares about sharing.
  • Cosmic Queries: Super Powers

    Aug 1, 2015, 7:31 pm By StarTalk Radio
    If Superman followed the laws of physics, how could he fly? Neil deGrasse Tyson and Chuck Nice answer this and other questions from our fans about super powers, from the scientifically sound, to the supremely silly.
  • Exploring Science and Religion with Richard Dawkins

    Jul 25, 2015, 12:33 pm By StarTalk Radio
    Neil deGrasse Tyson discusses science and religion with evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins. Eugene Mirman hosts, with guest Reverend James Martin. Plus, Bill Nye rants about rocks and evolution.
  • Cosmic Queries: GMOs with Bill Nye (Part 2)

    Jul 17, 2015, 7:16 pm By StarTalk Radio
    Just in case Part 1 wasn’t controversial enough, Bill Nye and Chuck Nice are back to answer new fan questions about Genetically Modified Organisms, unintended consequences, pollinator problems and more.