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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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New York, NY

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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!

Language:

English

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Curved Light Productions, PO Box 773 East Hampton NY 11937


Episodes

Neil’s Guide to Heat Transfer Physics

2/27/2024
How do you make some things stay hot and others stay cool? Neil deGrasse Tyson, with the help of comedian Chuck Nice, explains the physics of heat transfer, insulation, and why your Stanley cup can keep your drink cold during a fire. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/neils-guide-to-heat-transfer-physics/ Thanks to our Patrons Kiril Stoilov, aaron tanenbaum, Oswaldo Asprino, cary mannaberg, Taylor Jenkins, BeerandBrat, and J Maz for supporting us this week.

Duration:00:38:33

Why We Get Depressed with Heather Berlin

2/23/2024
What is depression? Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly break down the neuroscience behind major depression, its treatments, and the factors that contribute to this pervasive condition with neuroscientist Heather Berlin, PhD. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/why-we-get-depressed-with-heather-berlin/ Thanks to our Patrons Geoff Malone, Neander Rowlett, Brial Teel, Baran Blaser, Maxwell Miller, Doug Litwin, and Edward Bally for supporting us this week.

Duration:00:46:53

Incentivizing the Future with Peter Diamandis

2/20/2024
How do science competitions further innovation? Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with Peter Diamandis, Founder of the XPRIZE Foundation, to discuss science innovation, incentive competitions, and the future of space, longevity, AI, and more. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/incentivizing-the-future-with-peter-diamandis/ Thanks to our Patrons Lauren Crist, Nick R, George Swain, Karsten de Braaf, Winifred Kessler, Lucille Bosco, and Tom Lindelius for supporting us this week.

Duration:00:54:14

Cosmic Queries – Becoming Entangled

2/13/2024
How do particles get entangled? Neil deGrasse Tyson and comedian Chuck Nice, answer grab-bag questions about harnessing Hawking Radiation, bad places to construct wormholes, and whether running or walking in the rain makes you wetter. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/cosmic-queries-becoming-entangled/ Thanks to our Patrons Tovi Sonnenberg, Lara McClintock, Timotheus, Tony Chantosa, Trent M Brown, Richard van Deursen, and Phillip McRill for supporting us this week.

Duration:00:45:28

PhysicsBowl: Tackling Science

2/9/2024
What is one of the greatest displays of terrestrial physics? Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly break down the physics of “The Tush Push” and the science in American football. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Thanks to our Patrons Anders Kjær Themsen, George Deitchman, Mason Steinberg, HimSigung, Akshat Pathrikar, Hai Du, and Mistress Venia for supporting us this week

Duration:00:39:31

The Mystery of Mushrooms with Bryn Dentinger

2/6/2024
Why are some mushrooms delicious, some make you high, and some kill you? Neil deGrasse Tyson and comedian Chuck Nice discover the weird world of mushrooms, psilocybin, and mycelia with mycologist Bryn Dentinger. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/the-mystery-of-mushrooms-with-bryn-dentinger/ Thanks to our Patrons Jack Hill, The Fantasy GOAT, Andrew Gendreau, ND, Vijai Karthigesu, Shellz, and Jeff Lane for supporting us this week.

Duration:00:55:11

Immunizing Against Anti-Science with Peter Hotez

1/30/2024
How do you stop the spread of anti-science rhetoric? Neil deGrasse Tyson and comedian Paul Mecurio break down disease prevention and the rise of anti-science with physician and global health expert, Peter Hotez. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/immunizing-against-anti-science-with-peter-hotez/ Thanks to our Patrons Ivan Stanic, Jeff Collins, HD, Matthew Steinberger, Michael Tikalsky, Kin Chan, and Cynthia Cook for supporting us this week.

Duration:00:53:58

Cosmic Queries – A Ripple in Spacetime with Charles Liu

1/26/2024
What if time had multiple dimensions? Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly answer grab-bag questions about Hawking Radiation, the speed of light, and how rare black holes are with astrophysicist Charles Liu. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/cosmic-queries-a-ripple-in-spacetime-with-charles-liu/ Thanks to our Patrons Mapplicable, Sam J, Karen Goodger, Bean Mon, Brittany Mencotti, Jeremy Davidson, and Brian Giordano for supporting us this week.

Duration:00:53:27

Unlocking Gene Therapy with Gaurav Shah

1/23/2024
Are rare diseases themselves rare? Neil deGrasse Tyson and comedian Chuck Nice learn about the science of gene therapy and how it can treat and potentially cure rare diseases with Gaurav Shah, CEO, Rocket Pharma. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/unlocking-gene-therapy-with-gaurav-shah/ Thanks to our Patrons Ernesto Rodriguez, James Lewandowski, Juan Cornejo, Shane, Hayden Christensen, jacob vine, and Calina Lungu for supporting us this week.

Duration:00:39:56

The Future of Commercial Spaceflight with Lauren Lyons

1/16/2024
What technology can we look forward to in commercial spaceflight? Neil deGrasse Tyson and comedian Chuck Nice discover SpaceX, other space startups, and what is going on in the commercial space industry with engineer and executive Lauren Lyons. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/the-future-of-commercial-spaceflight-with-lauren-lyons/ Thanks to our Patrons Constance Kane, Amanda, Kareem Roberts, Emily Kaneko Reynolds, John DeLong, Eric Peters, and Jamie Irvin for supporting us this week.

Duration:00:52:30

Healing the Earth Through Regenerative Farming with Will Harris

1/12/2024
Is industrial farming bad for us? Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly learn about the future of food production, regenerative agriculture, and greenwashing with herdsman, land steward, and author Will Harris. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/healing-the-earth-through-regenerative-farming-with-will-harris/ Thanks to our Patrons Tomasz Paź, Heath Kehoe, Brittni Phillips, Roy Carter, Andrea Cousins, Ben Sellers, Yanko Kaneti, and Noah Jellenik for supporting us this week.

Duration:00:44:10

Exploring Consciousness with George Mashour

1/9/2024
What is consciousness? Neil deGrasse Tyson and Chuck Nice learn about the study of consciousness and how psychedelics could uncover the inner mechanisms of the brain with anesthesiologist and founder of the Michigan Psychedelic Center, George Mashour. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/exploring-consciousness-with-george-mashour/ Thanks to our Patrons Andrew O., Johnathan Kuhl, Nathan champlin, Matthew Smith-Burlage, Kareem Austin, Charles Blaksmith, and İtKopuk Cansel Işıksel for supporting us this week.

Duration:00:41:41

Cosmic Queries – Science Epiphany

1/2/2024
What would a wormhole actually look like? Neil deGrasse Tyson and comedian Chuck Nice break down a grab bag of questions about nothingness, the nature of miracles, the role of AI in scientific discovery and more! NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Thanks to our Patrons Alan j weiner, Eric DeCarlo, Christian Sava, Joseph Eugene Renner, Nathan Neal, Chandra Cirulnick, and Craig I Hounsell for supporting us this week.

Duration:00:52:34

Our Burning Questions – Age of the Universe & More

12/29/2023
What is the greatest scientific breakthrough? Neil deGrasse Tyson answers co-hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly’s burning questions they have been saving all year about the age of the universe, the double slit experiment, and the nature of time. Is time even real? NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/our-burning-questions-age-of-the-universe-more/ Thanks to our Patrons Jessi Strong Spear, Jeffrey Brenman, Dr. Cy (she, her, hers), Amanda Kerschen, Andrea Chitwood, Glenn Downing, and Lucas Reames for supporting us this week. Photo Credit: Timm Weitkamp, CC BY 3.0 DE, via Wikimedia Commons

Duration:00:47:55

A Conversation with Dr. Mae Jemison (Re-release)

12/26/2023
How can we achieve interstellar space travel? We take a look back at when Neil deGrasse Tyson sat down with former astronaut and Principal of 100 Year Starship, Dr. Mae Jemison, to talk about our future living and traveling in space. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/a-conversation-with-dr-mae-jemison-re-release/ Photo Credit: NASA.

Duration:00:49:13

Can You Terraform Mars? with Kennda Lynch

12/19/2023
Can we grow food on Mars? Neil deGrasse Tyson and comedian Paul Mecurio learn about a new NASA project "Plant Trek" and the challenges of surviving on other planets with astrobiologist Kennda Lynch. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/can-you-terraform-mars-with-kennda-lynch/ Thanks to our Patrons Konrad Kalinko, Shawn Allison, Kevin Mitchell, Skylar Gravatt, Terry Sullivan, Carol Anklam, and Chantal for supporting us this week. Photo Credit: NASA/Clouds AO/SEArch, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Duration:00:46:24

Our Electrified Future with David Reichmuth

12/15/2023
Can the grid handle a 100% electric world? Neil deGrasse Tyson and comedian Chuck Nice explore the carbon impacts of electric vehicles and achieving zero emissions with chemical engineer for Union of Concerned Scientists, David Reichmuth. Thanks to our partners at Ford for sponsoring this episode. Learn more about the all-electric Ford Mustang Mach-E® SUV at https://www.ford.com/suvs/mach-e/ NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/our-electrified-future-with-david-reichmuth/ Thanks to our Patrons Eric, Charles Hagin, Jan Willem Smit, Emily Baldrige, smantha r, Jen, and Sylvain Gautier for supporting us this week. Photo Credit: NASA's Earth Observatory, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Duration:00:52:29

The Psychedelic Mind with Rick Doblin

12/12/2023
Do psychedelics reveal a different objective reality? Neil deGrasse Tyson and Chuck Nice learn about psychedelic drugs, treating PTSD, and other mind-bending research with President of Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) Rick Doblin. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Thanks to our Patrons Mark Rosenthal, David Aulwes, Alissa Mc Cormick, Gavin Bamber, Lester Teichner, Chase Kimes, and Cindy Barrick for supporting us this week. Photo Credit: Storyblocks

Duration:00:53:33

The Biggest Challenge in Medicine with Dr. Linda Malkas

12/8/2023
Why have we not found the cure for cancer yet? Neil deGrasse Tyson, Chuck Nice, and Gary O’Reilly explore paradigm shifts in cancer treatment, molecular biology, and a promising new cancer drug AOH1996 with City of Hope cancer researcher Dr. Linda Malkas. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Thanks to our Patrons Willie Bass, Nicholas A Jones, Edwin Goel, Joe Gibbs, Shane Alexander, Keith Goodman, and James Kuntz for supporting us this week. Photo Credit: Dr. Cecil Fox (Photographer), Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Duration:00:48:10

Cosmic Queries – Galaxies Galore

12/5/2023
What does JWST tell us about galaxy formation? Neil deGrasse Tyson and Chuck Nice answer questions about galaxies, measuring the distance of far away objects, dark matter, primordial galaxies, and more! NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://startalkmedia.com/show/cosmic-queries-galaxies-galore/ Thanks to our Patrons Will Bailey, Joanie Nelson, Holly Harlin, Terry Eby, Brian Pennington, Dan Dymek, and Alex Florescu for supporting us this week. Photo Credit: Nielander, CC0, via Wikimedia Commo

Duration:00:42:35