StarTalk Radio

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.

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episode 6: The Out-of-this-World UFO Show


Have you ever seen mysterious lights in the sky, or glimpsed an alien spacecraft? This show provides a probing yet playful discussion about Unidentified Flying Objects. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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 2013-03-28  43m
 
 

episode 5: Wit and Wisdom about Wine


When tasting the first sparkling champagne, Benedictine monk Dom Perignon supposedly said, "Come quickly, I am drinking the stars!" It's more likely the quote originates from a late 19th century advertisement, but the sentiment is universally appealing. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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 2013-03-28  42m
 
 

episode 4: The International Space Station: A Space Age Cathedral


While cathedrals give people a place to contemplate Heaven from our place here on Earth, astronauts on the ISS can view Earth from "the heavens" above. This show highlights the many ways the ISS is like a modern-day cathedral. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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 2013-03-28  42m
 
 

episode 3: Holiday Lights


For our holiday show, Neil and his comedian co-hosts discuss the constellations of the winter sky, the star of Bethlehem, and the physics of Santa. Seth MacFarlane and other special guests call in to comment on the science of the season. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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 2013-03-28  43m
 
 

episode 2: Science is Fierce


Do sci-fi classics like Star Trek provide a glimpse into future trends and styles? Neil chats with stylist James Aguiar about the science fiction and facts of fashion. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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 2013-03-28  44m
 
 

episode 1: An Alien’s Guide to Earth


Jon Stewart is the first guest of the new season. He and Neil discuss the Daily Show book, Earth: A Visitor's Guide to the Human Race. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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 2013-03-28  43m
 
 

episode 13: What's So Funny About Space?


Our season finale features the incomparable comedian Joan Rivers. In this episode, she provides color commentary for a Red Carpet parade of previous show topics, including space tourism, the anniversary of Apollo 11, and the search for alien life (both in space and in Hollywood!). NOTE: All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/whats-funny-space/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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 2009-08-24  52m
 
 

episode 12: What's Exploration Worth?


When the economy takes a downturn, should we still go up into space? NASA missions aren’t cheap—sending astronauts into low Earth orbit or to the Moon, sending robotic spacecraft to explore the planets, and launching telescopes into space can cost millions or even billions of dollars. Lou Friedman, director of the Planetary Society, argues that even when the dollar is dear, the quest to explore our universe is priceless...


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 2009-08-17  51m
 
 

episode 11: A Universe of Inspiration


Geometry, physics and the other sciences describe the world we live in, and artists often play with these properties in their own imaginative investigations. From the drawings of Leonardo Da Vinci to high tech computer graphics, Neil and Lynne paint a picture of how science has inspired art through the ages. NOTE: All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/a-universe-of-inspiration/ See omnystudio...


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 2009-08-10  51m
 
 

episode 10: Cosmic Quackery


In our quest to understand the universe, how can we be sure our conclusions are correct? Human beings have evolved to find meaningful patterns in nature, but sometimes the patterns we see are just figments of our imagination—or perhaps the result of wishful thinking. Join Neil and guest co-host Leighann Lord as they investigate the weird and wacky world of pseudoscience. NOTE: All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio...


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 2009-08-03  50m