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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 Monday nights at 7pm ET.

StarTalk Radio Neil deGrasse Tyson

    • Science
    • 4.9 • 195 Ratings

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 Monday nights at 7pm ET.

    Cosmic Queries – Space Suits with Ana Diaz Artiles

    Cosmic Queries – Space Suits with Ana Diaz Artiles

    What’s the future of space suits? On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Matt Kirshen explore innovation in space suit technology with aerospace engineer Ana Diaz Artiles.

    • 48 min
    A Key & A Kite: StarTalk Live! With Benjamin Franklin

    A Key & A Kite: StarTalk Live! With Benjamin Franklin

    How does lightning work? On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck break down the legendary science and inventions of Benjamin Franklin, live with chief editor of The Benjamin Franklin Papers, Ellen Cohn and Benjamin Franklin himself!

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Cosmic Queries – Pot Luck with Dr. Staci Gruber

    Cosmic Queries – Pot Luck with Dr. Staci Gruber

    Are we “wired for weed”? On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly weed out the myth from the science behind marijuana with neuroscientist at Harvard Medical School and director of the MIND Program, Dr. Staci Gruber.

    • 55 min
    Cosmic Queries – NASA v. Billionaires with Lori Garver

    Cosmic Queries – NASA v. Billionaires with Lori Garver

    Mining on the moon? Owning an asteroid? Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice answer questions about the private space industry, the role of NASA, and the future of space law with former Deputy Administrator of NASA, Lori Garver.

    • 47 min
    Cosmic Queries – Big Bang Bonanza with Brian Keating

    Cosmic Queries – Big Bang Bonanza with Brian Keating

    What happened before The Big Bang? Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Matt Kirshen answer questions about inflation theory, multiverses, the cosmic microwave background, and the possible end of the scientific method with cosmologist Brian Keating

    • 49 min
    Science of the Skyhook with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Re-release)

    Science of the Skyhook with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Re-release)

    What’s the best shot in basketball? Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly break down the physics behind what makes the Skyhook so effective, as well as one of the greatest eras with basketball greats, Jamaal Wilkes, Michael Cooper, and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
195 Ratings

195 Ratings

June Sanch ,

The show has the right balance between geekiness and lightness :)

Also like the fact NDT does not try to explain everything himself - he brings in different experts for different topics.

Akkkkhiiiii ,

Fab show

Just love the way Neil explains everything.. The cosmic queries is my all time favourite.

Love from India😍

singhs785643 ,

Best science podcast on internet

I have been listening to StarTalk for 3 years now and also listen to other science podcasts (Monkey Cage etc). I can say positively that this is best podcast on internet. The intriguing topics, interesting explanations, brilliant guests, super funny comedians and Dr. Tyson make this the best.

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