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  • Einstein’s Genius, with Ron Howard

    Fri 3:30pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Neil deGrasse Tyson, filmmaker Ron Howard, astrophysicist Janna Levin, and comic co-host Harrison Greenbaum celebrate and explore the life of Albert Einstein, including his path to scientific enlightenment and the impact of his genius on the…
  • #ICYMI - NASCAR vs Formula 1

    Mar 14, 2019, 6:00 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel…. NASCAR or Formula 1? Which one do you choose? Our hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly sit down with science communicator Diandra Leslie-Pelecky, PhD, to try and determine who takes the…
  • Vaccines – Let’s Make America Smart Again

    Mar 8, 2019, 3:30 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Continuing our Let’s Make America Smart Again series, Neil deGrasse Tyson, comic co-host Felicia Madison, and Pulitzer Prize-winning science journalist Laurie Garrett eradicate unfounded disinformation and dish out smart, sensible knowledge and understanding…
  • Cosmic Queries – Across the Universe

    Mar 1, 2019, 3:30 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice answer fan-submitted questions that take you across the universe to explore merging black holes, Hawking radiation, the Fermi paradox, time dilation, the death of the universe, and more!NOTE: StarTalk…
  • #ICYMI - Wrestling with Physics, with Neil deGrasse Tyson

    Feb 28, 2019, 6:00 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel…. What’s the best wrestling move? Can you wrestle in zero gravity? Hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice hit the mats as we sit down with astrophysicist and wrestling expert Neil deGrasse…
  • Cosmic Queries – The New Space Race

    Feb 22, 2019, 3:17 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Why haven’t we gone back to the Moon? What are the responsibilities of the Space Force? Is Mars the new end goal for exploration? Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Ray Ellin answer fan-submitted questions on the “new” Space Race.NOTE: StarTalk…
  • #ICYMI - Ironman Triathlon, with Mark Allen

    7:00pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel…. Swim… Bike… Run… Science! Hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice enter the world of endurance as we explore Ironman Triathlons alongside Mark Allen, voted ESPN’s Greatest Endurance…
  • Cosmic Queries – Out There

    Feb 15, 2019, 3:35 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Neil deGrasse Tyson, co-host Harrison Greenbaum, and astrophysicist Janna Levin answer questions on the far away and the far out, including Andromeda's impending collision with the Milky Way, white holes, a holographic universe, and more. Prepare to get…
  • Cosmic Queries – Space Exploration

    Feb 8, 2019, 3:30 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Eddie Brill answer fan-submitted questions on space exploration including asteroid defense, the Moon landing, the Space Race, Mars, the International Space Station, the boundary of space, Zeno’s paradox, and…
  • #ICYMI - Esports, with NicoThePico

    Feb 7, 2019, 6:00 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel…. We dive into the expanding world of Esports as hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly get the science behind the screen from Nicholas "NicoThePico" Korsgård, head coach of “League of…
  • Cosmic Queries – The End of The World, with Josh Clark

    Feb 1, 2019, 4:03 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    What will cause humanity's demise? Will it be it artificial intelligence, a meteor, or ourselves? Neil deGrasse Tyson answers fan questions with comic co-host Chuck Nice and Josh Clark, host of the "Stuff You Should Know" and "The End of The World"…
  • #ICYMI - SEASON PREMIERE: 2019 Big Game Special, with Neil deGrasse Tyson

    Feb 1, 2019, 2:26 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly kick off Season 4 of Playing with Science covering the science and spectacle of the Big Game. Featuring Neil deGrasse Tyson, sports physicist John Eric Goff, sports economist Victor Matheson, and former NY Giants WR and Super…
  • A Conversation with Dr. Mae Jemison

    Jan 25, 2019, 3:30 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with Dr. Mae Jemison, MD, former astronaut and Principal of 100 Year Starship, to explore her multidisciplinary career, the challenges of interstellar space travel, and the best ways to make science more accessible for…
  • Inside The Big Bang Theory, with Simon Helberg and Bill Prady

    Jan 18, 2019, 4:00 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Dive into The Big Bang Theory – the hit TV show and the beginning of the universe – with Neil deGrasse Tyson, TBBT co-creator Bill Prady, TBBT actor Simon Helberg, comic co-host Chuck Nice, and astrophysicists Charles Liu and Janna Levin.NOTE: StarTalk…
  • Fighting, Philosophy, and the Primal Mind, with Joe Rogan

    Jan 11, 2019, 3:30 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Neil deGrasse Tyson gets inside the cage with Joe Rogan to explore the physics of fighting, mental and physical health, and the mysteries of the universe. Featuring comic co-host Sasheer Zamata, author and scholar Jonathan Gottschall, comedian Chuck Nice, and…
  • Food, Science, and Culture, with Anthony Bourdain

    Jan 4, 2019, 4:03 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Our Season 10 Premiere features Neil deGrasse Tyson’s interview with Anthony Bourdain, recorded before his death in 2018. With co-host Sasheer Zamata, food scientist Guy Crosby, Natalia Reagan, hot sauce guru Noah Chaimberg, and “SciBabe” Yvette…
  • Extended Classic – Cosmic Queries: Colonizing Mars

    Dec 28, 2018, 3:30 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Neil deGrasse Tyson and Chuck Nice answer your Cosmic Queries about colonizing Mars. Now extended with more questions on militarizing space, the wild frontier of space law, planetary orbits, gravity, Pluto, the heliosphere, the Drake equation, Panspermia, and…
  • Extended Classic – Cosmic Queries: The Space Race

    3:30pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice answer fan-submitted Cosmic Queries on the Space Race, the global impact of the Apollo program and John F. Kennedy’s political influence. Now extended with more questions on time travel, wormholes, asteroids,…
  • Extended Classic: Cosmic Queries - Office Hours

    Dec 14, 2018, 3:30 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    The astrophysicist is in! Neil deGrasse Tyson and Chuck Nice answer fan-submitted Cosmic Queries on all things cosmic. Now extended with more questions about Jupiter, brown dwarfs, human intelligence, Isaac Newton, Star Wars, exomoons, and more.NOTE: StarTalk…
  • #ICMYI - Sports Injuries and Recovery

    Dec 13, 2018, 4:33 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel… Hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice investigate the world of sports injuries and the future of recovery science alongside New York Mets and New York Rangers physician Dr. Joshua Dines and…
  • Living in Space, with Scott Kelly

    Dec 7, 2018, 3:30 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Discover what life is like aboard the International Space Station as Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with former astronaut Scott Kelly, comic co-host Sasheer Zamata, former astronaut Terry Virts, Jennifer Fogarty, chief scientist of the NASA Human Research…
  • #ICYMI - Moneyball 2.0 – Soccer Edition

    Dec 6, 2018, 6:20 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel… Hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice enter the world of big-data analytics and its rising influence on the game of soccer on the world stage alongside Dan Altman from North Yard Analytics…
  • Extended Classic – Let’s Make America Smart Again: The Future of NASA

    Nov 30, 2018, 3:30 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Re-visit our Let’s Make America Smart Again series as Neil deGrasse Tyson, comic co-host Chuck Nice, and Ellen Stofan look at the past, present, and future of NASA. Now extended with Neil and Chuck chatting with former HI-SEAS IV crew member Dr. Sheyna…
  • #ICYMI - Ultra-Running, with Ann Trason & Dr. Ultra

    Nov 29, 2018, 6:00 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel… Do you have what it takes to run 50,100, or 200 miles? Hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly explore ultra-running and ultramarathons with runner Ann Trason and Shawn Bearden, a.k.a. Dr.…
  • The Surfing Life, with Kelly Slater

    Nov 23, 2018, 3:30 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Neil deGrasse Tyson catches the perfect wave with world champion surfer Kelly Slater, comic co-host Chuck Nice, Pulitzer Prize-winning author William Finnegan, oceanographer Travis Schramek, lead engineer at the Kelly Slater Surf Ranch Adam Fincham, and Bill…
  • #ICYMI - Tiger vs Phil – 18 Holes, $9 Mil

    Nov 23, 2018, 2:15 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel… Tiger Woods. Phil Mickelson. 18 Holes. 9 million dollars. Hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly sit down with neuroscientist Heather Berlin and sports physicist John Eric Goff to breakdown…
  • The Future of Us, with Sir Martin Rees

    Nov 16, 2018, 4:30 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Technology, space travel, a changing climate – What does the future hold for us? Neil deGrasse Tyson ponders humanity’s future alongside comic co-host Maeve Higgins and astrophysicist, author, and Astronomer Royal Sir Martin Rees.NOTE: StarTalk All-Access…
  • #ICYMI - Extreme Flying – Red Bull Air Race, with Kirby Chambliss

    Nov 15, 2018, 6:08 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel… Hop in, buckle up, and earn your wings alongside hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly as they explore Red Bull Air Racing with Technical Director Jim “Jimbo” Reed, and pilot and 2-time…
  • StarTalk @ NY Comic Con: It’s About Time!

    Nov 9, 2018, 4:30 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Neil deGrasse Tyson hosts a wibbly wobbly, timey wimey evening of time travel, quantum states, and wormholes recorded live at NY Comic Con 2018. Featuring Chuck Nice, theoretical physicist Brian Greene, and the Impractical Jokers’ James "Murr" Murray.NOTE:…
  • #ICYMI - The Sweet Science of Boxing, with Sugar Ray Leonard

    Nov 8, 2018, 5:25 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel… Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee. Hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice enter the ring with legendary boxer Sugar Ray Leonard and neurologist and ringside physician Dr. Anthony…