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  • 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)

    Oct 9, 2015, 7:23 am 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.
  • Cosmic Queries: GMOs with Bill Nye (Part 1)

    Jul 11, 2015, 9:31 am By StarTalk Radio
    Guest host Bill Nye the Science Guy says he’s changed his mind about GMOs. Find out why when he and co-host Chuck Nice answer fan submitted questions about the controversial subject of Genetically Modified Organisms.
  • Extended Classic: Madame Saturn: A Conversation with Carolyn Porco (Part 1)

    Jul 5, 2015, 5:44 pm By StarTalk Radio
    Neil deGrasse Tyson talks about exploring space with planetary scientist Carolyn Porco, a.k.a. Madame Saturn, who led the Cassini Imaging Science team. Now including 10 minutes of new Cosmic Queries with Neil, Bill Nye and Chuck Nice!
  • TV and the Evolution of American Culture with Norman Lear

    Jun 28, 2015, 10:29 am 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

    May 2, 2015, 2:09 pm 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.