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  • First Man – Celebrating Neil Armstrong

    Fri 4:30pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Neil deGrasse Tyson, comic co-host Chuck Nice, and Astro Mike Massimino celebrate Neil Armstrong and the impact of his career and the legacy of his first steps on the Moon. Featuring interviews with Neil Armstrong and Apollo Flight Director Gene Kranz.…
  • #ICYMI - Juiced Balls, Broken Bats & Record Breakers, with Shawn Green

    Thu 2:43pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel… Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly explore the science of baseball with physicist Alan Nathan, James Sherwood, Director at the Baseball Research Center, and baseball great Shawn Green.
  • The Illusion of Free Will, with Sam Harris

    Oct 12, 2018, 4:30 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Neil deGrasse Tyson investigates free will, morality, meditation, psychedelic experiences, artificial intelligence, and more alongside neuroscientist and author Sam Harris, comic co-host Godfrey, neurotheologist Andrew Newberg, and neuroscientist Robert…
  • #ICYMI - Gender in Sports, with Joanna Harper

    Oct 11, 2018, 6:00 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel… Hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly sit down with neuroscientist Heather Berlin and Joanna Harper, medical physicist and transgender endurance athlete, to investigate the complexities of…
  • Hidden Figures, with Margot Lee Shetterly and Janelle Monáe

    Oct 5, 2018, 4:30 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Discover more about NASA’s “Hidden Figures” as Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with author Margot Lee Shetterly, Janelle Monáe, comic co-host Sasheer Zamata, NASA Chief Historian Bill Barry, NASA systems engineer Tracy Drain, and Bill Nye the Science Guy.…
  • #ICYMI - Conquering Mountains, with Vanessa O’Brien

    Oct 4, 2018, 5:19 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel… Explore the world of mountaineering as hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly take a mental expedition to the world’s highest peaks alongside world-record breaking mountain climber Vanessa…
  • The Truthiness, with Stephen Colbert

    Sep 28, 2018, 5:15 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Uncover the truthiness and nothing but the truthiness as Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with Stephen Colbert, comic co-host Adam Conover, author Sophia McClennen, Bill Nye the Science Guy, and Rev. James Martin, SJ, to investigate the science of satire.…
  • #ICYMI - Cosmic Queries: Sports Physics Trivia, with Charles Liu

    Sep 27, 2018, 6:52 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel… Football on Mars, tricky cricket physics, curving curling rocks, and more – Hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice sit down with astrophysicist Charles Liu to answer fan-submitted Cosmic…
  • Communicating the Science, with Alan Alda

    Fri 5:15pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Neil deGrasse Tyson explores the craft of getting people excited about science with legendary actor and award-winning science communicator Alan Alda, comic co-host Matt Kirshen, neuroscientist Heather Berlin, primatologist Natalia Reagan, and Bill Nye the…
  • #ICYMI - Golf’s 2018 Ryder Cup: Physics & Psychology at the Albatros

    Sep 20, 2018, 6:03 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel… Are you ready for the 2018 Ryder Cup? Hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly prepare for golf’s most exciting, and most intense, tournament alongside sports physicist John Eric Goff and…
  • The Power of Storytelling, with Salman Rushdie

    Sep 14, 2018, 5:12 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Gather ‘round everyone, it’s story time! Neil deGrasse Tyson, world-renowned author Salman Rushdie, comic co-host Eugene Mirman, literary scholar Jonathan Gottschall, and literary neuroscientist Natalie Phillips investigate the history, science, influence,…
  • #ICYMI - Protecting Your Dome: Concussions & Helmet Technology

    Sep 13, 2018, 6:10 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Discover more about the latest in concussion research and helmet technology with hosts Gary O’Reilly, Chuck Nice, Dr. Samuel Browd, Co-Founder of VICIS, Richard Brandt, PhD, CEO of Sports Science, and Dr. Roger Härtl, neurosurgeon for the New York Giants. …
  • Selling Space, with Bill Nye

    Sep 7, 2018, 5:30 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Bill Nye the Science Guy and comic co-host Iliza Shlesinger answer fan-submitted Cosmic Queries about the politics and privatization of space including renting the International Space Station and ownership of the Moon.…
  • #ICYMI - The Tennis Brain: Strategy, Analytics, Mental Game

    Sep 6, 2018, 7:00 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly investigate tennis brain and the strategy, analytics, and neuroscience that make it work alongside tennis strategy analyst Craig O’Shannessy, sport psychologist Leslie Sherlin, and professional tennis coach Sarah Stone. …
  • The Stars That Guide Us, with Nainoa Thompson

    Aug 31, 2018, 5:52 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Discover how the stars have guided some of our greatest adventures as Neil deGrasse Tyson, co-host Maeve Higgins, Native Hawaiian navigator Nainoa Thompson, navigation expert Frank Reed, author Dava Sobel, and Natalia Reagan explore the science of celestial…
  • #ICYMI - The Psychology of Extreme Sports (Repeat)

    Aug 30, 2018, 6:21 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Go to the extremes with hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly as they investigate the psychology of the extreme sports athlete with adventure journalist Jim Clash, neuroscientist Heather Berlin, and extreme sport psychologist Eric Brymer. …
  • The Spirit of Exploration, with James Cameron

    Aug 24, 2018, 6:00 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Investigate the convergence of exploration, innovation, and imagination with Neil deGrasse Tyson and filmmaker and explorer James Cameron. Featuring comic co-host Chuck Nice and astrophysicist and StarTalk All-Stars host Charles Liu.…
  • #ICYMI - Planet NASCAR, with Neil deGrasse Tyson (Repeat)

    Aug 23, 2018, 7:00 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Is Planet NASCAR governed by the same laws of physics as the rest of Planet Earth? Get ready to roar down the track - left turns only - as hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice re-visit Planet NASCAR alongside our resident astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson.…
  • Exploring Earth’s Oceans with Sylvia Earle and Fabien Cousteau

    Aug 17, 2018, 6:00 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Dive deep into oceans terrestrial and celestial as Neil deGrasse Tyson chats with oceanographer Sylvia Earle, aquanaut Fabien Cousteau, co-host Scott Adsit, ocean conservationist Laure Katz, actor/environmentalist Adrian Grenier, and submarine pilot Erika…
  • #ICYMI - Physics on Wheels, with Dr. Skateboard & Othello Clark (Repeat)

    Aug 16, 2018, 7:00 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Ollies, half-pipes, and Chuck’s skateboarding youth – Rediscover the physics of skateboarding with Gary O’Reilly, Chuck Nice, 2x US Master’s Champion Bill Robertson PhD, aka Dr. Skateboard, and former pro skateboarder and snowboarder Othello Clark.…
  • Katy Perry’s Cosmic Curiosity

    Aug 10, 2018, 6:00 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Extraterrestrials, prisms, music, scientific curiosity, the pursuit of knowledge, and more – Neil deGrasse Tyson and pop music superstar Katy Perry discuss their shared love of the universe. Featuring comic co-host Sasheer Zamata and astrophysicist Charles…
  • #ICYMI - Surf’s Up – The Big Waves (Repeat)

    Aug 9, 2018, 6:00 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Grab your board, apply your sunscreen, and get ready to find the perfect wave – re-visit the science of big wave surfing featuring Chuck Nice, Gary O’Reilly, NASA oceanographer Bill Patzert and pro surfer and the first female Big Wave World Champion, Paige…
  • Inside DARPA: Sci-Fi Meets National Defense

    Aug 3, 2018, 6:00 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Explore the intersection of science fiction and national defense inside the high-tech government agency developing America’s top-secret weapons of the future with Neil deGrasse Tyson, co-host Chuck Nice, former DARPA Director Arati Prabhakar, journalist…
  • #ICYMI - The Electrifying World of Formula E

    Aug 2, 2018, 8:26 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel… Race down the track with hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice as they explore the electrifying world of Formula E alongside DS Virgin Racing driver Sam Bird, adventure journalist Jim Clash,…
  • Cosmic Queries – Our Galaxy and Beyond

    Jul 27, 2018, 6:00 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Join Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Sarah Rose Siskind as they answer fan-submitted Cosmic Queries about our collision course with the Andromeda galaxy, how the Big Bang got its name, the Cosmic Microwave Background radiation, dark matter, and much…
  • #ICYMI - The Physics of the Tour de France (Repeat)

    Jul 26, 2018, 6:57 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Aerodynamics, Newton’s Laws, drafting, power to weight ratio, nutrition, technology and more! Get smarter about the Tour de France with hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly and their guests Lance Armstrong, Neil deGrasse Tyson and sports physicist John Eric…
  • The State of Space Exploration Now, with Bill Nye

    Jul 20, 2018, 6:00 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Discover new ways we’re exploring our universe. Bill Nye the Science Guy and comic co-host Iliza Shlesinger answer fan-submitted Cosmic Queries about LightSail 1 and 2, artificial intelligence, Breakthrough StarShot, and much more.…
  • #ICYMI - Swimming Science and USRPT

    Jul 19, 2018, 6:00 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel… Hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice dive into the deep end as we explore swimming science and Ultra Short Race Pace Training alongside some of the sport’s insiders – Dr. John Mullen,…
  • The Geekiverse, with Kevin Smith

    Jul 13, 2018, 6:00 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    “In fact, it is the geek that shall inherit the Earth.” Explore the geekiverse with Neil deGrasse Tyson, filmmaker and superfan Kevin Smith, comic co-host Chuck Nice, astrophysicist Charles Liu, and physicist James Kakalios, author of The Physics of…
  • #ICYMI - Rugby – Physics and Grit, with Todd Clever

    Jul 12, 2018, 7:00 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel… Scrums, lineouts, and spin passes – Hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice take to the turf as we explore the science and grit of rugby alongside Todd Clever, former USA Rugby captain, and…