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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: 29 days 10 hours 46 minutes


episode 41: Tuning in to Science on TV, with Mayim Bialik

Is science trending on TV and in pop culture? Could that encourage women to get into STEM? Find out from Neil Tyson and his guests Mayim Bialik, Summer Ash, Taryn O’Neill and co-host Chris Hardwick. Also with Mona Chalabi, Chuck Nice and Bill Nye.


 2016-10-01  48m

episode 42: Deciphering Gravitational Waves, with Janna Levin - StarTalk Allstars

What are gravitational waves, and what can they tell us about our universe? In her first outing as StarTalk All-Star host, cosmologist Janna Levin untangles the astrophysics with help from LIGO co-founder Rainer Weiss and comic co-host Matt Kirshen.


 2016-10-05  48m

episode 43: Extended Classic: Cosmic Queries: General Astrophysics 101

Curious about general astrophysics? Join us for class this week as Prof. Neil Tyson and assistant Leighann Lord explain some of the basics. Now extended with 12 minutes of Neil, Bill Nye and Steven Soter swapping Carl Sagan stories in the “Cosmic Crib.”


 2016-10-08  49m

episode 44: Science and Art, with Carolyn Porco - StarTalk All-Stars

Carolyn Porco is back, and she’s brought her friend, “Bad-ass Science Groupie” Sean Ono Lennon. Together with Chuck Nice, they answer Cosmic Queries about art, science, and math; the Anthropocene Age; and the lack of civility on Twitter.


 2016-10-12  49m

episode 45: The Science of High-Wire Stunts with Philippe Petit

Put on your safety harness as Neil deGrasse Tyson investigates the world of death defying stunts with high-wire artist Philippe Petit, co-host Eugene Mirman, and guests Charles Liu, tight-rope instructor Sonja Harpstead, and Bill Nye the Science Guy.


 2016-10-15  48m

episode 46: Calling ET, with Dr. FunkySpoon – StarTalk All-Stars

Astrobiologist David Grinspoon and his guest, Hugo Award-winning sci-fi author and scientist David Brin weigh the pros and cons of attempting to contact extraterrestrials. Plus, Chuck Nice asks the pair Cosmic Queries about what we’ll do if aliens find us.


 2016-10-19  49m

episode 47: The Physics and Fantasy of Time Travel

Neil deGrasse Tyson unravels time travel with the help of theoretical physicist Michio Kaku, “Back to the Future’s” Doc Brown, aka Christopher Lloyd, “Doctor Who’s” Missy, aka Michelle Gomez, and co-host Chuck Nice. Plus, Bill Nye takes a ride in the DeLorean.


 2016-10-22  43m

episode 48: Cosmic Queries - Expanding Our Perspectives, with Bill Nye – StarTalk All-Stars

If you think this episode will be filled with questions about pot and LSD, you’d be right. But Chuck Nice also throws a few other Cosmic Queries at host Bill Nye, from how to get more women into STEM to the potential impact of discovering life on Mars. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at


 2016-10-26  48m

episode 49: Extended Classic: Zombie Apocalypse (Part 1)

There’s no escaping the Zombie Apocalypse when Neil Tyson interviews World War Z author Max Brooks and epidemiologist Dr. Ian Lipkin. Now extended with 13 minutes of Neil, Bill Nye and Steven Soter discussing Carl Sagan and “Cosmos” in the Cosmic Crib. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at


 2016-10-29  51m

episode 50: UFOs and Possible Aliens, with Seth Shostak – StarTalk All-Stars

Seth Shostak, SETI Institute Senior Astronomer, discovers what it’s like to host StarTalk All-Stars when he welcomes skeptic Ben Radford and new comic co-host Ray Ellin to discuss UFOs, aliens, government cover-ups, Roswell, and space-faring dinosaurs. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at


 2016-11-01  48m