StarTalk Radio

Science, pop culture, and comedy collide on StarTalk Radio! Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist and Director of New York's Hayden Planetarium, and his comic co-hosts, guest celebrities, and scientific experts explore astronomy, physics, and everything else there is to know about life in the universe. New episodes premiere Tuesdays. Keep Looking Up!

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Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 30 days 19 hours 43 minutes

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episode 11: A Conversation with John Hodgman


Expert-in-everything John Hodgman addresses a range of topics, from the possibility of alien or robot invasion, to what lobsters have in common with Star Trek's Spock.


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 March 28, 2013  43m
 
 

episode 12: Appetite for Destruction


Paleontologist Peter Ward explains how life's tendency toward self-destruction has led to massive extinction events in Earth's history. What does the past -- and the smell of rotten eggs -- have to teach us about the fate of humanity?


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 March 28, 2013  41m
 
 

episode 13: Cosmic Cuisine


What ingredients provide "The Right Stuff" for an astronaut's dinner? From BBQ to ice cream, we feast on food fit for the stars.


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 March 28, 2013  42m
 
 

episode 14: A Violent Earth


Japan was recently hit by a triple punch: a powerful 9.0 magnitude earthquake generated a huge tsunami, which then critically damaged a nuclear power plant.


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 March 28, 2013  44m
 
 

episode 15: Are You Out of Your Mind?


How do we know what we know? The brain is an amazing product of evolutionary engineering, but many influences can play with our perceptions.


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 March 28, 2013  43m
 
 

episode 16: The Cosmic Chemistry of Cosmetics


Learn about the evolution of paints, powders, perfumes and other potions as we discuss the artful science of cosmetics.


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 March 28, 2013  44m
 
 

episode 17: Science at the Movies


Neil, comedian co-host Leighann Lord, and Phil Plait, the "Bad Astronomer," discuss The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of science in the movies.


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 March 28, 2013  41m
 
 

episode 18: The Physics of Superheroes


Faster than a speeding bullet? More powerful than a locomotive? James Kakalios, physics professor and author of "The Physics of Superheroes" discusses the science behind the amazing powers of our favorite caped crusaders.


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 March 28, 2013  42m
 
 

episode 19: Climate Confusion


Extreme weather events dominate the news -- tornadoes, hurricanes, winter snowmageddons, floods. What is fantasy and what is reality in the cultural conversation about climate?


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 March 28, 2013  43m
 
 

episode 20: The Political Science of The Daily Show


From Comedy Central's World News Headquarters in New York, Neil sits down with Jon Stewart of The Daily Show to discuss the comic (and cosmic) connections between the worlds of science and politics.


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 March 28, 2013  42m