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  • Playing the Game of Thrones, with George RR Martin

    Fri 3:32pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Dragons, skinchangers, the undead – Neil Tyson explores Game of Thrones with George R. R. Martin. With co-host Matt Kirshen, medieval expert Racha Kirakosian, Bill Nye, paleontologist Mark Norrell, Dr. Steven Schlozman aka Dr. Zombie, and astrophysicist…
  • Wrestling with Mental Health, with AJ Mendez

    May 10, 2019, 3:30 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Neil deGrasse Tyson investigates mental health, wrestling, and more with AJ Mendez, aka AJ Lee, former WWE wrestler and author of “Crazy Is My Superpower: How I Triumphed by Breaking Bones, Breaking Hearts, and Breaking the Rules”. With co-host Chuck Nice…
  • #ICYMI - Golf Tech and Astrophotography, with Jimmy Walker and Neil Tyson

    May 9, 2019, 7:25 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel…. Golf technology and astrophotography – these worlds collide as hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice sit down with professional golfer and astrophotographer Jimmy Walker, Neil deGrasse…
  • Making Science Cool, with Jeff Goldblum

    May 3, 2019, 3:30 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with actor Jeff Goldblum to explore his iconic roles in Jurassic Park, Independence Day, and his fervent scientific curiosity. Featuring paleomammalogist Ross MacPhee, economist Raphaële Chappe, NASA’s Kelly Fast, Ph.D., Bill…
  • Cosmic Queries – Asteroids and Comets

    Apr 26, 2019, 3:30 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    They could be transporters of life or harbingers of doom – Neil deGrasse Tyson answers fan-submitted questions on comets and asteroids with science author and cosmochemist Natalie Starkey, PhD, and first-time comic co-host Mark Normand.NOTE: StarTalk…
  • #ICYMI - The Science of Thoroughbred Racing

    Apr 25, 2019, 7:27 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel…. What does it take to win the Kentucky Derby? Hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice explore thoroughbred genetics and the ins and outs of horse racing with Dr. Stephen Harrison from…
  • Saving the Earth, with Al Gore

    Apr 19, 2019, 3:37 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    It’s now or never. Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with environmental activist, Nobel Prize winner, and former US VP Al Gore to investigate ways to combat climate change. Joined by co-host Chuck Nice, journalist Andrew Revkin, and climate scientist Kate…
  • Cosmic Queries – Physics All Around Us

    Apr 12, 2019, 3:30 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Did you know there are physics at work all around us? Join your personal astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice as they answer fan-submitted questions on the physics of life, big and small.NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can…
  • #ICYMI - Women’s Boxing, with World Champion Alicia Ashley

    Apr 11, 2019, 7:10 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel…. What does it take to be World Champion? How can women’s boxing gain more popularity? Can you be a fighter and a trainer? Hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly step into the ring with…
  • Cosmic Queries – X-ray Astrophysics

    Apr 5, 2019, 3:30 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Vote now for StarTalk to win a Webby Award! wbby.co/vote-pod18Explore more than the eye can see as Neil deGrasse Tyson, comic co-host Chuck Nice, and Kimberly Arcand, Visualization and Emerging Technology Lead for NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, answer…
  • Cosmic Queries – Everyday Astrophysics, with Russell Peters

    Mar 29, 2019, 3:48 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Russell Peters answer fan-submitted questions on a variety of astrophysical topics including Pluto, the Andromeda Galaxy, the Magellanic Clouds, the Equator and the Earth’s axis, E = mc2, exoplanets, the Moon, and…
  • #ICYMI - Breaking Down Baseball Barriers, with Meredith Wills and Justine Siegal

    Mar 28, 2019, 6:38 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 “HomerGate” alongside baseball data scientist and astrophysicist Meredith Wills, and, get details on what it takes to be a…
  • Cosmic Queries – Neuroscience

    Mar 22, 2019, 4:10 pm By Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Psychedelic drugs, dreams, mental health awareness, understanding our reality, and more – Neil deGrasse Tyson, neuroscientist Heather Berlin, PhD, and first-time comic co-host Jackie Hoffman answer fan-submitted questions about neuroscience.NOTE: StarTalk…
  • Einstein’s Genius, with Ron Howard

    Mar 15, 2019, 3:30 pm 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…