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Science, pop culture and comedy collide on StarTalk Radio! Astrophysicist and Hayden Planetarium director Neil deGrasse Tyson, his comic co-hosts, guest celebrities and scientists discuss astronomy, physics, and everything else about life in the universe. Keep Looking Up! New episodes premiere Friday nights at 7pm ET.

Science, pop culture and comedy collide on StarTalk Radio! Astrophysicist and Hayden Planetarium director Neil deGrasse Tyson, his comic co-hosts, guest celebrities and scientists discuss astronomy, physics, and everything else about life in the universe. Keep Looking Up! New episodes premiere Friday nights at 7pm ET.

Location:

New York, NY

Description:

Science, pop culture and comedy collide on StarTalk Radio! Astrophysicist and Hayden Planetarium director Neil deGrasse Tyson, his comic co-hosts, guest celebrities and scientists discuss astronomy, physics, and everything else about life in the universe. Keep Looking Up! New episodes premiere Friday nights at 7pm ET.

Language:

English

Contact:

Curved Light Productions, PO Box 773 East Hampton NY 11937


Episodes

Pro Athlete Cosmic Queries

5/22/2020
Neil deGrasse Tyson, alongside co-hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice, answer Cosmic Queries from professional athletes including Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn, rugby player Nicole Heavirland, skateboarder Joey Brezinski, and boxer Cam F. Awesome. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here. Photo Credit: U.S. Ski Team / CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0) Special thanks to Uninterrupted.

Duration:00:48:13

Cosmic Queries – Humans in Space

5/18/2020
Neil deGrasse Tyson answers fan-submitted Cosmic Queries about manned space exploration with NASA Twin Study principal investigator biologist and geneticist Chris Mason, PhD, and comic co-host Matt Kirshen. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/cosmic-queries-humans-in-space/ Thanks to our Patrons Michael Gessner, Riyam Samarrai, Doug Sherman, John Gallagher, Keith Howell, Gustavo...

Duration:00:52:31

Cosmic Queries – Theoretical Physics

5/11/2020
Neil deGrasse Tyson, comic co-host Chuck Nice, and astrophysicist Janna Levin, PhD, answer fan-submitted Cosmic Queries on theoretical physics: black holes, quantum entanglement, energy, dark matter and a lot more! NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Thanks to our Patrons Marcus Guerra, Mahmoud Hayat, Tabitha Bradley, John Ward, Cade Carter, Alan Torres, Nícolas Iensen, and James Bales for supporting us this week!...

Duration:00:43:45

Cosmic Queries – Sports Genetics

5/8/2020
Will genetically-modified humans be the athletes of tomorrow? Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice answer your Cosmic Queries on sports and genetics alongside geneticist Stuart Kim, PhD, founder and CEO of AxGen. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/cosmic-queries-sports-genetics/ Photo Credit: Christopher Johnson / CC BY-SA...

Duration:00:52:17

Cosmic Queries – Cosmic Conundrums

5/4/2020
Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice answer fan-submitted Cosmic Queries on black holes, dark matter, the Higgs boson, extraterrestrial life in our solar system, higher dimensions, and much more! NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/cosmic-queries-cosmic-conundrums/ Thanks to our Patrons Darrell R. Scott, Sand McDowall, Simon Kent, Daniel Chellew, Nathaniel Armstrong,...

Duration:00:44:13

COVID-19 Update, with Neil deGrasse Tyson

4/27/2020
Neil deGrasse Tyson and Dr. Irwin Redlener, Director of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness, explore the COVID-19 pandemic including the impact of physical distancing, updated statistics, and more. This episode was recorded on April 23, 2020. Note – This episode contains factual discussions of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and may contain certain topics and discussion of statistics and information that might cause distress. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can...

Duration:00:47:35

Stadiums of the Future

4/24/2020
What do the stadiums of the future look like? Neil deGrasse Tyson, co-hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice, and Benjamin Brillat of IBM Sports investigate modern stadium design and tech including the new SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Photo Credit: Artist Rendering of Sofi Stadium via sofistadium.com

Duration:00:51:57

Coronavirus and Climate Change, with Neil deGrasse Tyson

4/20/2020
Neil deGrasse Tyson explores coronavirus and climate change with co-host Chuck Nice, Gavin A. Schmidt, PhD, Director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, and climate scientist and Global Weirding host Katharine Hayhoe, PhD. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/coronavirus-and-climate-change-with-neil-degrasse-tyson/ Thanks to our Patrons – Taylor Brandt, Carlene...

Duration:00:51:58

Cosmic Queries – Hubble Space Telescope

4/13/2020
It was only supposed to last 3-5 years and it’s been orbiting for 30. Neil deGrasse Tyson celebrates the Hubble Space Telescope's 30th anniversary with comic co-host Chuck Nice and Hubble senior project scientist Jennifer Wiseman, PhD. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Thanks to our Patrons Alejandra Salinas, Adam Cook, Allen Saakyan, Justin Bird, Lara Jimenez, Bryan Huff, Tolkappiyan Premkumar, Owen Ascari, SJG,...

Duration:00:56:02

Wrestling the Pandemic, with WWE’s Xavier Woods

4/10/2020
Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice step into the ring with WWE superstar Xavier Woods to explore professional wrestling, Esports, and how to keep sports thriving during the COVID-19 pandemic. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/wrestling-the-pandemic-with-wwes-xavier-woods/ Photo Credit: WWE.

Duration:00:51:09

Cosmic Queries – Humans and Robots

4/6/2020
What separates humans from robots? Will humans eventually be fully dependent on automation? Neil deGrasse Tyson, comic co-host Chuck Nice, and robot ethicist Kate Darling, PhD, answer your Cosmic Queries on humans, robots, and everything in-between. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/cosmic-queries-humans-and-robots/ Thanks to our patrons Rusty Faircloth, Jaclyn Mishak, Thomas...

Duration:00:50:22

Science Fiction and Star Trek, with Zachary Quinto

3/30/2020
“The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few.” Neil deGrasse Tyson explores Star Trek and science fiction with Zachary Quinto (Spock), comic co-host Chuck Nice, and astrophysicist and StarTalk geek-in-chief Charles Liu, PhD. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Thanks to our Patrons Pat Mallon, Kyle Rhodes, M. Tristan Moody, Wil Jay (wil_n3rd), Mateo Monsalve, Adam Honaker, Foluso Ogundepo, Christian Lundgaard...

Duration:00:49:49

Unmanned: Drone Racing and Tech

3/27/2020
Is it an Esport? Is it a “real” sport? Or is it a bit of both? Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice investigate drone racing and technology with world champion Paul “Nurk” Nurkkala and drone engineer Justin Pearce of Insitu, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Boeing Company. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/unmanned-drone-racing-and-tech/ Photo Credit:...

Duration:00:50:00

C-3PO and the Rise of Robots, with Anthony Daniels

3/23/2020
What’s the difference between a robot and an android? Should laws protect robots? Neil deGrasse Tyson explores the rise of robots with “I Am C-3PO” author and Star Wars actor Anthony Daniels, comic co-host Chuck Nice, and robot ethicist Kate Darling, PhD. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/c-3po-and-the-rise-of-robots-with-anthony-daniels/ Thanks to our Patrons Leon Galante,...

Duration:00:58:47

Understanding the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

3/16/2020
Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice investigate what we currently know about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) with Dr. Irwin Redlener, Director of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/understanding-the-coronavirus-covid-19/ Thanks to our Patrons Ivan Perez, Jon Mack, Johnathon Singer, Brandon Fergerson, Christopher O'Keefe,...

Duration:00:39:22

The Carlos Beltrán Interview

3/13/2020
Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice sit down with MLB Legend Carlos Beltrán to explore his extraordinary career including his first experiences in the league, adapting to the Moneyball era, and life after baseball. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/the-carlos-beltran-interview/ Photo Credit: StarTalk.

Duration:01:01:27

Cosmic Queries: Until the End of Time, with Brian Greene

3/9/2020
Neil deGrasse Tyson, comic co-host Chuck Nice, and theoretical physicist and author Brian Greene answer questions from our fans about string theory, the fabric of spacetime, interstellar travel, free will, and the meaning of life. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/cosmic-queries-until-the-end-of-time-with-brian-greene/ Thanks to our Patrons Jamie Boneleye, Evan Blackburn,...

Duration:00:50:45

Cosmic Queries – Black Holes and Dark Energy Part II

3/2/2020
One episode wasn’t enough! Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice are back to answer more fan-submitted questions about black holes, dark energy, singularities, Hawking radiation, photons, and a lot more. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/cosmic-queries-black-holes-and-dark-energy-part-ii/ Thanks to our Patrons Ricky Saull, Nisarg Joshi, Brett Witan, Paul Fullop, Ari...

Duration:00:51:02

Show Me the Money: Is it College Athlete Payday?

2/28/2020
Should college athletes be getting paid? Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice investigate this hotly debated question alongside author Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, and economist Andrew Zimbalist, PhD. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/show-me-the-money-is-it-college-athlete-payday/ Photo Credit: Keenan Hairston from Raleigh / CC BY-SA.

Duration:00:52:46

Cosmic Queries – Black Holes and Dark Energy

2/24/2020
Could the Earth become a black hole? Does dark energy impact your life? Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice answer your fan-submitted questions on black holes, dark energy, and other mysteries of the universe. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Thanks to our Patrons Ashod Kuyumjian, Tony Biell, Jon Emerson, Zap Andersson, and Ocean & Dylan McIntyre for supporting us this week. Image Credit: NASA, S....

Duration:00:54:51