StarTalk All-Stars

By StarTalk All-Stars

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"I’m Neil deGrasse Tyson, host of StarTalk Radio. I’ve recruited a crack team of scientists and science educators to help me bring the universe down to Earth. They are… The StarTalk All-Stars." Tuesday nights at 7pm ET.

Episode Date
Extended Classic: StarTalk All-Stars at NY Comic Con: The Science of Science Fiction
01:08:46
Get your geek on with All-Stars hosts Charles Liu and Emily Rice, co-host Chuck Nice, and Phillip K. Dick Award nominated author PJ Manney, live from NY Comic Con. Now extended with more sci-fi Cosmic Queries. (WARNING: Contains Adult Language.) NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/extended-classic-startalk-all-stars-at-ny-comic-con-the-science-of-science-fiction/ Photo Credit: Voicemelee on Instagram. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: TuneIn: tunein.com/startalkallstars SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Apple Podcasts: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4
Jun 19, 2018
The Science of Romance, with Helen Fisher
00:51:43
StarTalk All-Stars host and biological anthropologist host Helen Fisher and comic co-host Chuck Nice are together again use science to unlock the secrets of love and answer fan-submitted Cosmic Queries on romance, sex robots, and more. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/the-science-of-romance-with-helen-fisher/ Photo Credit: Ben Ratner. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: Apple Podcasts: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars TuneIn: tunein.com/startalkallstars Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4
Jun 12, 2018
The Intergalactic Travel Bureau, with Emily Rice
00:53:08
Thinking about a quick road trip to the rings of Saturn? Or wingsuiting through Titan’s thick atmosphere? How about snapping pictures as the geysers of Europa explode? Explore space tourism with host/astronomer Emily Rice, co-host Harrison Greenbaum, and astronomer/educator Jana Grcevich. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/the-intergalactic-travel-bureau-with-emily-rice/ Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: TuneIn: tunein.com/startalkallstars SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Apple Podcasts: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4
Jun 05, 2018
Know Your Neanderthals, with Natalia Reagan (Repeat)
00:49:26
Primatologist Natalia Reagan welcomes new comic co-host Sarah Siskind, biological anthropologist Todd Disotell, and anthropology professor Will Harcourt-Smith to investigate all-things Neanderthal: culture, behavior, DNA, more! (Repeat) NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/know-neanderthals-natalia-reagan-repeat/ Photo Credit: Natalia Reagan. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars iTunes: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars TuneIn: http://tunein.com/radio/StarTalk-All-Stars-p949405/ Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4
May 29, 2018
Cosmic Minute: When Humans Lost All Their Hair
00:01:32
Where did all our hair go? Listen as Dr. Marc Kissel tells Natalia Reagan and Patrick Melton about what factors led us humans to have less hair than our humanoid ancestors, in this cosmic query from Michael M. If you like this Cosmic Minute be sure to listen to the full Star Talk All-Stars episode, "What Makes Us Human? with Natalia Reagan" at https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars/what-makes-us-human-with-natalia-reagan
May 28, 2018
Eclipses, Cosmic Cataclysms, and More with Janna Levin (Repeat)
00:50:44
Moments after the Great American Eclipse of 2017, astrophysicist Janna Levin, comic co-host Matt Kirshen, and Columbia professor of astronomy Joe Patterson talk about eclipses, relativity, black widow pulsars, and more. (Repeat) NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/eclipses-cosmic-cataclysms-and-more-with-janna-levin-repeat/ Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: TuneIn: tunein.com/startalkallstars SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Apple Podcasts: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 Image Credit: S. Habbal, M. Druckmüller and P. Aniol.
May 22, 2018
“Is Technology Changing Love?” with Helen Fisher
00:50:57
Find out how technology is changing relationships, courtship, and social behavior through dating apps, social media, and more when biological anthropologist Dr. Helen Fisher and comic co-host Chuck Nice answer fan-submitted Cosmic Queries. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/is-technology-changing-love-with-helen-fisher/ Photo Credit: RyanKing999/iStock. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: TuneIn: tunein.com/startalkallstars SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Apple Podcasts: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4
May 15, 2018
New Horizons, with David Grinspoon and Alan Stern
00:52:26
Go behind the scenes and get the inside story of the New Horizons mission to Pluto with astrobiologist and host David Grinspoon, comic co-host Chuck Nice, and Alan Stern, principle investigator of the New Horizons mission. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/new-horizons-with-david-grinspoon-and-alan-stern/ Photo Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: TuneIn: tunein.com/startalkallstars SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Apple Podcasts: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4
May 08, 2018
Listening for Aliens, with Carolyn Porco (Repeat)
00:48:00
Explore SETI and the Breakthrough Listen Initiative, the most comprehensive search for extraterrestrial intelligence ever, with host Carolyn Porco, co-host Chuck Nice, and Dan Werthimer, the Initiative’s principal investigator and SETI@home co-founder. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Apple Podcasts: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars TuneIn: http://tunein.com/radio/StarTalk-All-Stars-p949405/ Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Photo Credit: Image courtesy of NRAO/AUI.
May 01, 2018
Magic, Illusion, and Skepticism, with Bill Nye (Repeat)
00:51:39
In this week’s StarTalk All-Stars, host Bill Nye applies his scientific mind and skeptical nature to fan-submitted Cosmic Queries chosen by co-host Chuck Nice, on subjects from miracles and levitation to conspiracy theories and climate change denial.
Apr 24, 2018
Climate Science – Advocacy & Activism, with David Grinspoon
00:51:25
Can you be a scientist and an activist? Can you be an engaged citizen and still do un-biased research? We explore these questions and more with astrobiologist and host Dr. FunkySpoon, Chuck Nice, and Dr. Gavin Schmidt, climatologist and Director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Apple Podcasts: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars TuneIn: http://tunein.com/radio/StarTalk-All-Stars-p949405/ Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/climate-science-advocacy-and-activism-with-david-grinspoon/ Photo credit: Becker1999 from Grove City, OH
Apr 17, 2018
Astronomy 101, with Emily Rice
00:52:02
Are you ready for astronomy class? Astrophysicist Emily Rice and comic co-host Harrison Greenbaum answer your fan-submitted Cosmic Queries about Astronomy 101: dark matter, black holes, Hawking radiation, the James Webb Space Telescope, exoplanets, and more! NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: TuneIn: tunein.com/startalkallstars SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Apple Podcasts: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4
Apr 10, 2018
Extended Classic – “What Makes Us Human?” with Natalia Reagan
01:02:42
What does it mean to be “human?” Natalia Reagan, co-host Patrick Melton, and paleoanthropologist Marc Kissel discuss our evolutionary journey and the study of wisdom. New: Listen to a conversation about human and primate cloning with Natalia, Chuck Nice, and biological anthropologist Ryan Raaum. Photo Credit: Natalia Reagan. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Apple Podcasts: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars TuneIn: http://tunein.com/radio/StarTalk-All-Stars-p949405/ Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/extended-classic-what-makes-us-human-with-natalia-reagan/
Apr 03, 2018
Neuroscience and Physics Collide – All-Stars at BAM
00:43:33
Explore free will, time, consciousness, and more from the stage of the Brooklyn Academy of Music with host and neuroscientist Heather Berlin, comic co-host Chuck Nice theoretical physicist Brian Greene, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, and rapper and science communicator Baba Brinkman. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/neuroscience-and-physics-collide-all-stars-at-bam/ Photo Credit: Elliot Severn. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: Apple Podcasts: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars TuneIn: tunein.com/startalkallstars Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4
Mar 27, 2018
Cloning Genetics and Ethics, with Natalia Reagan
00:54:01
Are you seeing double? Explore the wild world of cloning: gene-editing, facilitated adaptation, de-extinction, Pleistocene Park, and more with host Natalia Reagan, comic co-host Chuck Nice, biological anthropologist Ryan Raaum, and Ross MacPhee, Curator of Mammalogy at the AMNH. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/cloning-genetics-and-ethics-with-natalia-reagan/ Credit: Image by Mauricio Antón [CC BY 2.5 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5)], via Wikimedia Commons Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: Apple Podcasts: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c TuneIn: tunein.com/startalkallstars SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4
Mar 20, 2018
Cosmic Evolution, with David Grinspoon
00:53:38
Explore the cosmic evolution of all things including symbiogenesis, the geopolitical state, the Gaia hypothesis, and more, featuring astrobiologist David Grinspoon, comic co-host Chuck Nice, and biologist and author Tyler Volk. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/cosmic-evolution-with-david-grinspoon/ Image Credit: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Image by Reto Stöckli (land surface, shallow water, clouds). Enhancements by Robert Simmon. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: Apple Podcasts: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars TuneIn: tunein.com/startalkallstars SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4
Mar 13, 2018
SEASON PREMIERE: Our Changing Climate, with Bill Nye
00:53:51
We’re kicking off Season 3 of StarTalk All-Stars with none other than Bill Nye the Science Guy, comic co-host Chuck Nice, and climate scientist Kate Marvel as they explore the changing climate around us. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Credit: NASA/GSFC/SSAI/Hal Pierce. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: TuneIn: tunein.com/startalkallstars SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Apple Podcasts: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4
Mar 06, 2018
UFOs and Possible Aliens, with Seth Shostak (Repeat)
00:51:58
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 here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/ufos-and-possible-aliens-with-seth-shostak-repeat/
Feb 27, 2018
Extended Classic: Party with the StarTalk All-Stars
01:01:50
Boogie down with Neil Tyson, Chuck Nice, Mike Massimino, and David Grinspoon as they jam out at our “Leap Into Launch” party. Now with 17 minutes of Patreon Cosmic Queries recorded live at this year’s StarTalk Saturnalia with Neil, Heather Berlin, David Grinspoon, Janna Levin, and Natalia Reagan. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars iTunes: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars TuneIn: http://tunein.com/radio/StarTalk-All-Stars-p949405/ Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/extended-classic-party-with-the-startalk-all-stars/
Feb 20, 2018
Traveling Through Space and Time, with Janna Levin (Repeat)
00:52:11
Astrophysicist Janna Levin and comic co-host Matt Kirshen answer fan-submitted Cosmic Queries about interstellar travel, from special relativity, to time dilation, to visiting exoplanets. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: TuneIn: tunein.com/startalkallstars SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Apple Podcasts: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/traveling-through-space-and-time-with-janna-levin-repeat/
Feb 13, 2018
Comparative Planetology, with Ellen Stofan (Repeat)
00:51:59
Earth’s climate crisis, Titan’s ice volcanos, Venus’ runaway greenhouse effect, and more. David Grinspoon, Chuck Nice, and former Chief Scientist at NASA Ellen Stofan are here to discuss what we can learn about our own home by studying our neighbors. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Apple Podcasts: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars TuneIn: http://tunein.com/radio/StarTalk-All-Stars-p949405/ Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/comparative-planetology-with-ellen-stofan-repeat/ Credit: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona/University of Idaho.
Feb 06, 2018
Celebrating Voyager 1, with Carolyn Porco (Repeat)
00:50:00
Look back on one of the greatest accomplishments in human history, with StarTalk All-Stars host and planetary scientist Carolyn Porco, co-host Maeve Higgins, Sean Ono Lennon and Emer Reynolds, filmmaker of the documentary, “The Farthest.” Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars iTunes: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars TuneIn: http://tunein.com/radio/StarTalk-All-Stars-p949405/ Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free. here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/celebrating-voyager-1-with-carolyn-porco-repeat/ Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech.
Jan 30, 2018
Exploring TRAPPIST-1, with Emily Rice (Repeat)
00:51:54
Find out what we know about TRAPPIST-1, the recently discovered red dwarf star with 7 Earth-sized exoplanets. Astrophysicist Emily Rice hosts, with co-host Chuck Nice, and their guest, David Kipping, Assistant Professor of Astronomy at Columbia University. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars iTunes: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars TuneIn: http://tunein.com/radio/StarTalk-All-Stars-p949405/ Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/exploring-trappist-1-with-emily-rice-repeat/
Jan 23, 2018
“What Makes Us Human?” with Natalia Reagan (Repeat)
00:51:41
What does it mean to be “human?” Natalia Reagan and comic co-host Patrick Melton welcome paleoanthropologist Marc Kissel to discuss our evolutionary journey and the study of wisdom, and try to uncover what it means to be human. Photo credit: Natalia Reagan. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Apple Podcasts: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars TuneIn: http://tunein.com/radio/StarTalk-All-Stars-p949405/ Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/what-makes-us-human-natalia-reagan-repeat/
Jan 16, 2018
Cosmic Minute: Recording Dreams
00:01:51
"Will it eventually be possible to record and play back our dreams?" Listen as Heather Berlin and Gary Marcus tell Chuck Nice about how brain imaging technology already exists, how it works today, and how the technology will progress in the future. If you like this Cosmic Minute, be sure to listen to the full StarTalk All-Stars episode "Cosmic Queries: Artificial Intelligence and the Brain, with Heather Berlin" at https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars/cosmic-queries-artificial-intelligence-and-the-brain-with-heather-berlin
Jan 12, 2018
Season 2 Time Capsule – StarTalk All-Stars
00:51:56
Neil deGrasse Tyson recaps the highlights from this season featuring Bill Nye, Heather Berlin, Mike Massimino, Carolyn Porco, Seth Shostak, Chuck Nice, Eugene Mirman, Maeve Higgins, and more, and others discussing Mars, climate change, consciousness, Voyager 1, and more. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: TuneIn: tunein.com/startalkallstars SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Apple Podcasts: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/season-2-time-capsule-startalk-all-stars/
Jan 09, 2018
Exoplanets Mashup
00:51:54
Investigate exoplanets, including the TRAPPIST-1 system and Proxima b, in this StarTalk All-Stars mashup. Featuring David Grinspoon, Natalie Starkey, Seth Shostak, Emily Rice, Chuck Nice, Jason T. Wright, Lindy Elkins-Tanton, Ph.D., Daniel Peluso, and David Kipping. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here
Jan 02, 2018
Climate Change Mashup
00:53:58
The StarTalk All-Stars investigate climate change, featuring hosts Bill Nye, David Grinspoon, Seth Shostak, and Natalia Reagan; co-hosts Chuck Nice, Eugene Mirman, and Tim Alexander; and guests Radley Horton, Andrew Revkin, Todd Disotell, Ian Tattersall, and Ken Caldeira. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/climate-change-mashup/ Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: TuneIn: tunein.com/startalkallstars SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Apple Podcasts: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4
Dec 26, 2017
Great Discoveries Mashup
00:53:56
Gravitational waves, TRAPPIST-1, nuclear energy, Enceladus, and more. Explore great discoveries, old and new, on this mashup featuring tarTalk All-Stars hosts, co-hosts, and guests including Bill Nye, Carolyn Porco, Janna Levin, Emily Rice and others. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/great-discoveries-mashup/ Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: TuneIn: tunein.com/startalkallstars SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Apple Podcasts: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4
Dec 19, 2017
Cosmic Minute: Defining Consciousness
00:01:27
What exactly consciousness? Neuroscientist Heather Berlin, philosopher David Chalmers, and Chuck Nice discuss why it's so difficult to define. If you enjoyed this clip, listen to the full StarTalk All-Stars episode here: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars/what-is-consciousness-with-heather-berlin
Dec 19, 2017
StarTalk Soundbite: Bacteria and the Fermi Paradox
00:02:13
How can the Fermi paradox help us understand life in our universe? Janna Levin, Chuck Nice, and astrophysicist David Spergel explore in this clip, recorded live at the Now Hear This: Podcast Festival in New York City. If you like this clip, listen to the full episode of StarTalk All-Stars here: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars/now-hear-this-theoretical-physics-with-janna-levin
Dec 19, 2017
Cosmic Queries: Artificial Intelligence and the Brain, with Heather Berlin
00:53:01
Investigate artificial intelligence and the future of the brain when host Heather Berlin, comic co-host Chuck Nice, and NYU psychologist Gary Marcus answer fan-submitted Cosmic Queries on cognitive implants, self-driving cars, recording dreams, and more. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/cosmic-queries-artificial-intelligence-and-the-brain-with-heather-berlin/ Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: TuneIn: tunein.com/startalkallstars SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Apple Podcasts: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4
Dec 12, 2017
Now Hear This: Theoretical Physics, with Janna Levin
00:51:33
Join astrophysicist and host Janna Levin, comic co-host Chuck Nice, and astrophysicist David Spergel as they ponder the cosmological and theoretical phenomena found in our universe. Recorded live at the Now Hear This: Podcast Festival in New York City. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/now-hear-this-theoretical-physics-with-janna-levin/ Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: TuneIn: tunein.com/startalkallstars SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Apple Podcasts: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4
Dec 05, 2017
StarTalk All-Stars: Bill Nye Live
00:51:19
Climate change, solar sails, GMOs, the moon’s rotation, volcanism and more – Join Bill Nye and Chuck Nice as they answer calls and questions live from the Sirius XM studio. They also discuss Bill’s new documentary “Bill Nye: Science Guy.” (Previously recorded.) NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/startalk-all-stars-bill-nye-live/ Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: TuneIn: tunein.com/startalkallstars SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Apple Podcasts: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4
Nov 28, 2017
Bio-Anthro Mashup, with Natalia Reagan
00:53:16
Explore the lives of early humans, modern humans, Neanderthals, Homo sapiens, great apes, and more. Hosted by anthropologist Natalia Reagan featuring appearances by Neil deGrasse Tyson, Chuck Nice, and some of your favorite co-hosts and guests. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/bio-anthro-mashup-with-natalia-reagan/ Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: TuneIn: tunein.com/startalkallstars SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Apple Podcasts: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4
Nov 21, 2017
“What Is Consciousness?” with Heather Berlin
00:52:49
Explore dissociative identity disorder, panpsychism, free will, hive mind, and more as neuroscientist and new All-Stars host Heather Berlin, co-host Chuck Nice, and philosopher David Chalmers investigate the mysteries and science of consciousness and the brain. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: TuneIn: tunein.com/startalkallstars SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Apple Podcasts: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/what-is-consciousness-with-heather-berlin/
Nov 14, 2017
The Future of Human Spaceflight, with Mike Massimino
00:52:54
To the stars and beyond! Join host Mike Massimino, co-host Maeve Higgins, planetary scientist Alan Stern, former STS and ISS astronaut Sandy Magnus, and Grammy-award winning composer Eric Whitacre as they explore the promising future of human spaceflight. Recorded live at “Space Stories” at The Explorers Club in NYC. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/the-future-of-human-spaceflight-with-mike-massimino/
Nov 07, 2017
Looking for Life in the Cosmos: StarTalk All-Stars at Worlds Fair Nano
00:52:30
It’s one thing to search for ET, but should we be trying to make contact? Join SETI senior astronomer and host Seth Shostak, Allen Saakyan, host of Eureka! Science Comedy, Chuck Nice, and Doug Vakoch, president of METI as they debate interstellar communication. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here https://startalkradio.net/all-access/looking-for-life-in-the-cosmos-startalk-all-stars-at-theworlds-fair-nano/
Oct 31, 2017
StarTalk All-Stars at Worlds Fair Nano: The Future of Biotechnology
00:52:22
Is there a future in bio-technology? Astrobiologist and host David Grinspoon, Eureka! Science Comedy podcast host Allen Saakyan, comic co-host Harrison Greenbaum, and Randal J. Kirk, CEO of Intrexon are ready to explore the advancements and opportunities in the field. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: TuneIn: tunein.com/startalkallstars SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Apple Podcasts: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/startalk-all-stars-at-worlds-fair-nano-the-future-of-biotechnology/
Oct 24, 2017
Traveling Through Space and Time, with Janna Levin
00:53:24
Astrophysicist Janna Levin and comic co-host Matt Kirshen answer fan-submitted Cosmic Queries about interstellar travel, from special relativity, to time dilation, to visiting exoplanets. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: TuneIn: tunein.com/startalkallstars SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Apple Podcasts: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/traveling-through-space-and-time-with-janna-levin/
Oct 17, 2017
"Is Pluto the New Mars?" with Dr. FunkySpoon
00:54:27
It’s been two years since New Horizons flew by Pluto – what have we learned? Find out when David Grinspoon, Chuck Nice, and New Horizons Co-Investigator and planetary scientist John Spencer answer fan submitted cosmic queries about everybody’s favorite dwarf planet. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: TuneIn: tunein.com/startalkallstars SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Apple Podcasts: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/is-pluto-the-new-mars-with-dr-funkyspoon/
Oct 10, 2017
Death by Climate Change, with Natalia Reagan
00:52:53
Climate Change is the hot-button issue of today. Primatologist Natalia Reagan is back to host with comic co-host Tim Alexander, biological anthropologist Todd Disotell, and paleoanthropologist Ian Tattersall to talk about its impact on all species. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: TuneIn: tunein.com/startalkallstars SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Apple Music: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/death-by-climate-change-with-natalia-reagan/
Oct 03, 2017
Eclipses, Cosmic Cataclysms, and More with Janna Levin
00:52:47
Moments after the Great American Eclipse of 2017, astrophysicist Janna Levin, comic co-host Matt Kirshen, and Columbia professor of astronomy Joe Patterson talk about eclipses, relativity, black widow pulsars, and more. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars iTunes: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars TuneIn: tunein.com/startalkallstars Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/eclipses-cosmic-cataclysms-and-more-with-janna-levin/
Sep 26, 2017
Comparative Planetology, with Ellen Stofan
00:52:45
Earth’s climate crisis, Titan’s ice volcanos, Venus’ runaway greenhouse effect, and more. David Grinspoon, Chuck Nice, and former Chief Scientist at NASA Ellen Stofan are here to discuss what we can learn about our own home by studying our neighbors. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Apple Podcasts: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars TuneIn: http://tunein.com/radio/StarTalk-All-Stars-p949405/ Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
Sep 19, 2017
StarTalk All-Stars at NY Comic Con: The Science of Science Fiction (Repeat)
00:51:50
On 10/8/2016, the StarTalk All-Stars packed NY Comic Con to discuss the real science in science fiction. Now you can get your geek on with All-Stars hosts Charles Liu and Emily Rice, co-host Chuck Nice, and Phillip K. Dick Award nominated author PJ Manney. (WARNING: Contains Adult Language.) NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
Sep 12, 2017
Hunting for Black Holes, with Janna Levin (Repeat)
00:52:14
If light can’t escape from black holes, how can we observe them at all? Find out from astrophysicist Janna Levin, co-host Matt Kirshen, and Shep Doeleman, the MIT astrophysicist leading the Event Horizon Telescope project to study black hole Sgr A* at the center of our galaxy. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Apple Podcasts: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars TuneIn: http://tunein.com/radio/StarTalk-All-Stars-p949405/ Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
Sep 05, 2017
Enceladus Up Close, with Carolyn Porco (Repeat)
00:49:16
Is the subsurface ocean on Saturn’s moon Enceladus the most likely place in our solar system to harbor life? Dive in with StarTalk All-Stars host and planetary scientist Carolyn Porco, guest NASA astrobiologist Chris McKay, and co-host Chuck Nice. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Apple Podcasts: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars TuneIn: http://tunein.com/radio/StarTalk-All-Stars-p949405/ Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
Aug 29, 2017
StarTalk All-Stars at Star Trek Mission NY – The Science of Star Trek (Repeat)
01:15:27
Join us for StarTalk All-Stars recorded at the Star Trek Mission: New York 50th Anniversary. Featuring astrophysicist and StarTalk All-Stars host Charles Liu, Chuck Nice, astrophysicist/All-Stars host Summer Ash and author Andrew Fazekas. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Apple Podcasts: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars TuneIn: http://tunein.com/radio/StarTalk-All-Stars-p949405/ Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
Aug 22, 2017
StarTalk SoundBite: How Accurate Are Space Photos?
00:03:35
How accurate are the photographs taken by the Hubble Telescope? Listen as Summer Ash and Emily Rice tell Chuck Nice about what it takes to make infrared space images viewable to humans. If you like this StarTalk SoundBite, be sure to tune in to the full episode "Science Gets Fabulous, with Summer Ash and Emily Rice (Repeat)" at https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars/science-gets-fabulous-with-summer-ash-and-emily-rice-repeat
Aug 22, 2017
Science Gets Fabulous, with Summer Ash and Emily Rice (Repeat)
00:51:36
Cosmic images from distant nebulas and galaxies are decorating leggings, jeggings, jewelry, and more. Explore the science behind the fashion with our hosts, astrophysicists Summer Ash and Emily Rice, who run the STARtorialist blog. Chuck Nice co-hosts. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Apple Podcasts: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars TuneIn: http://tunein.com/radio/StarTalk-All-Stars-p949405/ Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
Aug 15, 2017
Calling ET, with Dr. FunkySpoon (Repeat)
00:53:07
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 (METI). Plus, Chuck Nice asks the pair Cosmic Queries about what we’ll do if aliens find us.
Aug 08, 2017
Exploring Exoplanets, with Seth Shostak (Repeat)
00:51:59
SETI Institute Senior Astronomer Seth Shostak, is back to host StarTalk All-Stars and go exploring exoplanets with guest Jason Wright, Associate Professor of Astronomy at Penn State, and co-host Chuck Nice. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Apple Podcasts: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars TuneIn: http://tunein.com/radio/StarTalk-All-Stars-p949405/ Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
Aug 01, 2017
Inside NASA Mission Control, with Astro Mike Massimino (Repeat)
00:51:53
Former NASA astronaut Mike Massimino puts on his old CAPCOM headset and takes us inside Johnson Space Center, with a little help from his guests, Flight Directors Emily Nelson and Royce Renfrew, and co-host Maeve Higgins. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Apple Podcasts: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars TuneIn: http://tunein.com/radio/StarTalk-All-Stars-p949405/ Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
Jul 25, 2017
Searching for Space Water, with Natalie Starkey (Repeat)
00:50:07
Water, water everywhere…and by everywhere, we mean the solar system, our galaxy, and the universe itself. Join us as we search for space water with our host, cosmochemist Natalie Starkey, co-host Chuck Nice, and planetary scientist Lindy Elkins-Tanton. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Apple Podcasts: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars TuneIn: http://tunein.com/radio/StarTalk-All-Stars-p949405/ Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
Jul 18, 2017
Reconsidering the Origins of Homo Sapiens, with Natalia Reagan
00:44:51
Primatologist Natalia Reagan investigates the recent discovery of fossils in Morocco that could reshape our understanding of the origins of Homo sapiens and the evolution of modern humans. Featuring paleoanthropologist Shara Bailey and co-host Sarah Siskind. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Apple Podcasts: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars TuneIn: http://tunein.com/radio/StarTalk-All-Stars-p949405/ Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
Jul 11, 2017
Reconsidering the Origins of Homo Sapiens, with Natalia Reagan
00:44:51
Primatologist Natalia Reagan investigates the recent discovery of fossils in Morocco that could reshape our understanding of the origins of homo sapiens and the evolution of modern humans. Featuring paleoanthropologist Shara Bailey and co-host Sarah Siskind. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Apple Podcasts: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars TuneIn: http://tunein.com/radio/StarTalk-All-Stars-p949405/ Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
Jul 11, 2017
Deciphering Gravitational Waves, with Janna Levin (Repeat)
00:52:43
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.
Jul 04, 2017
Extended Classic: Earth in Human Hands, with David Grinspoon
01:06:11
What’s happened to Earth in the Anthropocene age – and what does the future hold? Find out from astrobiologist David Grinspoon, journalist Andrew Revkin, and Chuck Nice. Now extended with Chuck and Bill Nye answering Cosmic Queries about climate change. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: Apple Podcasts: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars TuneIn: http://tunein.com/radio/StarTalk-All-Stars-p949405/ Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
Jun 27, 2017
Extended Classic: Cosmic Queries – Expanding Our Perspectives, with Bill Nye
01:04:00
If you’re expecting a few questions about pot and LSD, you’d be right. But Chuck Nice also throws more Cosmic Queries than that at host Bill Nye, from how to get more women into STEM to discovering life on Mars. Now extended with even more Queries with Bill and Chuck. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Apple Podcasts: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars TuneIn: http://tunein.com/radio/StarTalk-All-Stars-p949405/ Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
Jun 20, 2017
“What Makes Us Human?” with Natalia Reagan
00:54:32
What does it mean to be “human?” Natalia Reagan and comic co-host Patrick Melton welcome paleoanthropologist Marc Kissel to discuss our evolutionary journey and the study of wisdom, and try to uncover what it means to be human. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Apple Podcasts: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars TuneIn: http://tunein.com/radio/StarTalk-All-Stars-p949405/ Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
Jun 13, 2017
The Fossils in Your Mouth, with Natalia Reagan
00:53:35
All-Stars host and Primatologist Natalia Reagan, first time comic co-host Patrick Melton, and paleoanthropologist Shara Bailey are ready to talk about teeth: the stories they tell and the secrets they hide. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars Apple Podcasts: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars TuneIn: http://tunein.com/radio/StarTalk-All-Stars-p949405/ Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
Jun 06, 2017
Cosmic Minute: Facebook and the Fight Against Fake News
00:01:33
How do we distinguish real news from fake news? Listen as Ross Andersen, senior editor of The Atlantic, tells Chuck Nice and Bill Nye about how Facebook is fighting against the growing trend of fake news. If you like this Cosmic Minute be sure to check out the full StarTalk All-Stars episode, "Science Literacy and Alternative Facts, with Bill Nye" at https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars/science-literacy-and-alternative-facts-with-bill-nye
Jun 02, 2017
Extended Classic: UFOs and Possible Aliens, with Seth Shostak
01:08:57
Seth Shostak welcomes skeptic Ben Radford and comic co-host Ray Ellin to discuss UFOs, aliens, government cover-ups, Roswell, and space-faring dinosaurs. Now extended with Neil and Bill talking UFOs, the green flash, their favorite alien, and more! Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars iTunes: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars TuneIn: http://tunein.com/radio/StarTalk-All-Stars-p949405/ Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
May 30, 2017
Planetary Defense, with Bill Nye
00:53:58
The universe is a hostile place. What would we do if a planet-destroying asteroid or comet strike were imminent? Do we have plans in place? Bill Nye and comic co-host Chuck Nice are back to answer fan-submitted Cosmic Queries about defending the Earth. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars iTunes: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars TuneIn: http://tunein.com/radio/StarTalk-All-Stars-p949405/ Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
May 23, 2017
Celebrating Voyager 1, with Carolyn Porco
00:51:33
Look back on one of the greatest accomplishments in human history, with StarTalk All-Stars host and planetary scientist Carolyn Porco, co-host Maeve Higgins, Sean Ono Lennon and Emer Reynolds, filmmaker of the documentary, “The Farthest.” Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars iTunes: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars TuneIn: http://tunein.com/radio/StarTalk-All-Stars-p949405/ Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
May 16, 2017
Citizen Science, with Emily Rice
00:53:14
Want to be a citizen scientist? All-Stars host Emily Rice, comic co-host Chuck Nice, Project Scientist for Galaxy Zoo Dr. Karen Masters, and AMNH Senior Scientist Jackie Faherty are here to help you make a difference. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars iTunes: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars TuneIn: http://tunein.com/radio/StarTalk-All-Stars-p949405/ Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
May 09, 2017
StarTalk Live! from SF Sketchfest 2017 (Part 2)
00:49:47
Bill Nye, co-host Eugene Mirman, space activist Ariel Waldman, SF Sketchfest co-founder Janet Varney, and comedian Claudia O’Doherty are back to finish their chat on citizen science, space exploration, Science Hack Days, and more, recorded live at SF Sketchfest 2017. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars iTunes: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars TuneIn: http://tunein.com/radio/StarTalk-All-Stars-p949405/ Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
May 02, 2017
StarTalk Live! from SF Sketchfest 2017 (Part 1)
00:52:26
Host Bill Nye, co-host Eugene Mirman, space activist Ariel Waldman, SF Sketchfest co-founder Janet Varney, and comedian Claudia O’Doherty team up to talk about citizen science, space innovations and how we hack our way to the stars. Recorded live. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars iTunes: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars TuneIn: http://tunein.com/radio/StarTalk-All-Stars-p949405/ Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
Apr 25, 2017
Combating Climate Change, with Bill Nye
00:50:54
#LMASA – Let's Make America Smart Again! Bill Nye is back in the StarTalk All-Stars hosting seat to lead the fight against climate change and discuss the future of climate science. He’s joined by Columbia University climate scientist Dr. Radley Horton, and comic co-host Chuck Nice. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars iTunes: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars TuneIn: http://tunein.com/radio/StarTalk-All-Stars-p949405/ Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
Apr 18, 2017
Extended Classic: Science and Art, with Carolyn Porco
01:03:27
Carolyn Porco, “Bad-ass Science Groupie” Sean Ono Lennon, and comic co-host Chuck Nice answer questions about art, science, and math. Now extended with more fan-submitted Cosmic Queries about astronaut music, the search for life, Saturn, and more! Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars iTunes: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars TuneIn: http://tunein.com/radio/StarTalk-All-Stars-p949405/ Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access.
Apr 11, 2017
Know Your Neanderthals, with Natalia Reagan
00:51:24
New StarTalk All-Stars host, primatologist Natalia Reagan, welcomes new comic co-host Sarah Siskind, biological anthropologist Todd Disotell, and anthropology professor Will Harcourt-Smith to investigate all-things Neanderthal: culture, behavior, DNA, more! Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars iTunes: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars TuneIn: http://tunein.com/radio/StarTalk-All-Stars-p949405/ Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
Apr 04, 2017
Exploring TRAPPIST-1, with Emily Rice
00:53:31
Find out what we know about TRAPPIST-1, the recently discovered red dwarf star with 7 Earth-sized exoplanets. Astrophysicist Emily Rice hosts, with co-host Chuck Nice, and their guest, David Kipping, Assistant Professor of Astronomy at Columbia University. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars iTunes: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars TuneIn: http://tunein.com/radio/StarTalk-All-Stars-p949405/ Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4
Mar 28, 2017
Science Literacy and Alternative Facts, with Bill Nye
00:52:10
What’s best way to stay scientifically literate in a world of “alternative facts”? Bill Nye, comic co-host Chuck Nice, and The Atlantic’s senior editor, Ross Andersen are here to help your science skills stay sharp and offer ways to seek out the truth. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars iTunes: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars TuneIn: http://tunein.com/radio/StarTalk-All-Stars-p949405/ Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
Mar 21, 2017
Extended Classic: Putting Humans on Mars, with Mike Massimino
01:07:01
What will it take to send people to Mars and back safely? Find out from host Mike Massimino, co-host Maeve Higgins, and NASA’s John Charles. Now including Neil Tyson and Bill Nye in the Cosmic Crib talking about human vs. robotic exploration of Mars. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
Mar 14, 2017
Party with the StarTalk All-Stars
00:45:28
It’s time to party, All-Stars style. Join astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, comic co-host Chuck Nice, astronaut Mike Massimino, and astrobiologist Dr. FunkySpoon as they kick back and enjoy the sights and sounds of the universe from the “Leap Into Launch” party. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars iTunes: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars TuneIn: http://tunein.com/radio/StarTalk-All-Stars-p949405/ Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
Mar 07, 2017
Live! at Awesome Con (Part 2): To Mars and Beyond
00:53:16
The fun continues from StarTalk All-Stars Live! at Awesome Con as we rejoin Bill Nye, Eugene Mirman, former NASA Deputy Administrator Dava Newman, Dr. Funkyspoon, and comedians Jo Firestone and Hari Kondabolu on their quest to find life beyond Earth. Don’t miss an episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Subscribe on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_all-stars iTunes: https://itun.es/us/P9kphb.c Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk-allstars TuneIn: http://tunein.com/radio/StarTalk-All-Stars-p949405/ Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I2nz5bguurd5se7zu4fhnd25lk4 NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
Feb 28, 2017
StarTalk All-Stars Live! at Awesome Con (Part 1): To Mars and Beyond
00:54:57
Pack your bags because StarTalk All-Stars Live! is taking you on a trip to another world. Part 1 features Bill Nye, Eugene Mirman, former NASA Deputy Administrator Dava Newman, astrobiologist David Grinspoon, and comedians Jo Firestone and Hari Kondabolu. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
Feb 21, 2017
Get Real About Climate Change, with Seth Shostak
00:53:09
Now that climate change is beyond dispute, StarTalk All-Stars host Seth Shostak is joined by Ken Caldeira, climate scientist at the Carnegie Institution for Science, and co-host Eugene Mirman to talk about the impact on humans and social systems. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
Feb 14, 2017
“Are You Smarter than an 8th Grader?” with Dr. FunkySpoon
01:01:16
David Grinspoon and Chuck Nice take on cosmic queries about astrobiology submitted by eighth grade students at the Arroyo Vista Charter School. Their teacher, Daniel Peluso, is on hand to discuss getting kids excited about science. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
Feb 07, 2017
Science Fiction on TV, with Bill Nye
00:57:10
Who better to answer fan-submitted Cosmic Queries about science fiction on TV than our own Bill Nye the Science Guy? Bill and co-host Chuck Nice flip channels between “Star Trek,” “Lost in Space,” “Gilligan’s Island,” “Lost,” and more. (Warning: Adult Language.) NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
Jan 31, 2017
Inside the National Academy of Sciences, with Carolyn Porco
00:54:23
What does the NAS do? Host Carolyn Porco, NAS Dir. Marcia McNutt, and Maeve Higgins explore how the NAS advises our government on fracking, gene splicing, self-driving cars, contacting aliens, and more. Plus, reflections on the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
Jan 24, 2017
Earth in Human Hands, with David Grinspoon
00:51:25
Curious about what’s happened to Earth in the Anthropocene age – and what’s going to happen in the future? Find out from our host, astrobiologist David Grinspoon, author of “Earth in Human Hands,” science journalist Andrew Revkin, and co-host Chuck Nice. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
Jan 17, 2017
Season 1 Time Capsule – StarTalk All-Stars
00:51:40
Neil Tyson celebrates the first season of StarTalk All-Stars with fan favorite episodes featuring Bill Nye and our other new hosts grappling with climate change, visualizing our universe, listening for aliens, sending human beings to Mars, and much more. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
Jan 08, 2017
Celebrating Innovation, with Bill Nye - StarTalk All-Stars
00:50:12
In honor of Isaac Newton’s birthday, Bill Nye and Chuck Nice answer Cosmic Queries about inventions, innovations and scientific discovery, from sewers, to artificial intelligence, to the future of energy, the exploration of Mars and more. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
Jan 01, 2017
Maker Mix, with Bill Nye (Part 2) – StarTalk All-Stars
00:51:04
What is the maker movement? Find out when Bill Nye and Chuck Nice answer more Cosmic Queries about makers, including Maker Faire, kids and STEM, robots vs. bots, greenhouses and hydroponics, large scale 3d printing, renewable energy and recycling, more. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
Dec 25, 2016
Maker Mix, with Bill Nye (Part 1) – StarTalk All-Stars
00:51:53
Makers of the world, unite! Bill Nye and Chuck Nice roll up their sleeves to answer Cosmic Queries about the maker movement, including 3d printing of tools, food, human joints and organs; nanotechnology; ISRU and colonizing Mars; STEM vs. STEAM; and more. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
Dec 18, 2016
Science Gets Fabulous, with Summer Ash and Emily Rice – StarTalk All-Stars
00:53:57
Cosmic images from distant nebulas and galaxies are decorating leggings, jeggings, jewelry, and more. Explore the science behind the fashion with our hosts, astrophysicists Summer Ash and Emily Rice, who run the STARtorialist blog. Chuck Nice co-hosts. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
Dec 11, 2016
Exploring Exoplanets, with Seth Shostak – StarTalk All-Stars
00:54:10
SETI Institute Senior Astronomer Seth Shostak, is back to host StarTalk All-Stars and go exploring exoplanets with guest Jason Wright, Associate Professor of Astronomy at Penn State, and co-host Chuck Nice. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
Dec 04, 2016
StarTalk All-Stars Live! – The Science of Science Fiction
00:53:12
On 10/8/2016, the StarTalk All-Stars packed NY Comic Con to discuss the real science in science fiction. Now you can get your geek on with All-Stars hosts Charles Liu and Emily Rice, co-host Chuck Nice, and Phillip K. Dick Award nominated author PJ Manney. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
Nov 27, 2016
Women in Science, with Summer Ash and Emily Rice – StarTalk All-Stars
00:54:19
New StarTalk All-Stars hosts, astrophysicists Summer Ash and Emily Rice, share their take on “Women Crushing It Wednesday” - reclaiming a sexist hashtag by celebrating women in STEM and examining the challenges women scientists face. Chuck Nice co-hosts. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
Nov 20, 2016
Hunting for Black Holes, with Janna Levin
00:54:36
If light can’t escape from black holes, how can we observe them at all? Find out from astrophysicist Janna Levin, co-host Matt Kirshen, and Shep Doeleman, the MIT astrophysicist leading the Event Horizon Telescope project to study black hole Sgr A* at the center of our galaxy. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at https://www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
Nov 13, 2016
StarTalk All-Stars Live! – The Science of Star Trek
01:15:42
Join us for our first StarTalk All-Stars Live!, recorded at the Star Trek Mission: New York 50th Anniversary. Featuring astrophysicist and StarTalk All-Stars host Charles Liu, Chuck Nice, astrophysicist/All-Stars host Summer Ash and author Andrew Fazekas. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Find out more at www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
Nov 05, 2016
UFOs and Possible Aliens, with Seth Shostak – StarTalk All-Stars
00:51:27
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 www.startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access/
Oct 29, 2016
Cosmic Queries - Expanding Our Perspectives, with Bill Nye – StarTalk All-Stars
00:51:57
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 startalkradio.net/startalk-all-access
Oct 23, 2016
Calling ET, with Dr. FunkySpoon
00:50:57
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.
Oct 16, 2016
Science and Art, with Carolyn Porco
00:52:08
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.
Oct 11, 2016
Deciphering Gravitational Waves, with Janna Levin
00:54:02
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.
Oct 02, 2016
Magic, Illusion, and Skepticism, with Bill Nye – StarTalk All-Stars
00:53:24
In this week’s StarTalk All-Stars, host Bill Nye applies his scientific mind and skeptical nature to fan-submitted Cosmic Queries chosen by co-host Chuck Nice, on subjects from miracles and levitation to conspiracy theories and climate change denial.
Sep 25, 2016
Inside NASA Mission Control, with Astro Mike Massimino - StarTalk All-Stars
00:54:22
Former NASA astronaut Mike Massimino puts on his old CAPCOM headset and takes us inside Johnson Space Center, with a little help from his guests, Flight Directors Emily Nelson and Royce Renfrew, and co-host Maeve Higgins.
Sep 19, 2016
Rosetta and Comet 67P, with Natalie Starkey - StarTalk All-Stars
00:51:38
On 9/30/16, the Rosetta spacecraft will purposefully join its Philae lander and crash into Comet 67P. Before then, StarTalk All-Stars host Natalie Starkey, co-host Chuck Nice and Rosetta Mission Project Scientist Matt Taylor review what we’ve learned.
Sep 13, 2016
Enceladus Up Close, with Carolyn Porco
00:49:55
Is the subsurface ocean on Saturn’s moon Enceladus the most likely place in our solar system to harbor life? Dive in with StarTalk All-Stars host and planetary scientist Carolyn Porco, guest NASA astrobiologist Chris McKay, and co-host Chuck Nice.
Sep 06, 2016
Visualizing Our Universe, with Dr. FunkySpoon – StarTalk All-Stars
00:41:33
Astrobiologist David Grinspoon and his guest, Carter Emmart, take us behind the scenes to see how Carter creates a virtual “Google Map” of our universe. Plus, Chuck Nice asks them Cosmic Queries about black holes, the Big Bang, and Star Trek’s holodeck.
Aug 30, 2016
Searching for Space Water, with Natalie Starkey - StarTalk All-Stars
00:53:05
Water, water everywhere…and by everywhere, we mean the solar system, our galaxy, and the universe itself. Join us as we search for space water with our host, cosmochemist Natalie Starkey, co-host Chuck Nice, and planetary scientist Lindy Elkins-Tanton.
Aug 23, 2016
Confronting Zika and other Viruses, with Bill Nye and Laurie Garrett – StarTalk All-Stars
00:54:38
If you want to sleep tonight, skip this episode of StarTalk All-Stars. Bill Nye, Chuck Nice and virus expert Laurie Garrett examine how we’re fighting Zika, Dengue, West Nile, HIV and other viruses – and why the battle may not be going our way.
Aug 16, 2016
Putting Humans on Mars, with Mike Massimino – StarTalk All-Stars
00:50:41
What will it take to send people to Mars safely, and bring them home again? StarTalk All-Stars host Astro Mike Massimino and co-host Maeve Higgins find out from John Charles, the Chief Scientist at NASA’s Human Research Program.
Aug 09, 2016
Listening for Aliens, with Carolyn Porco - StarTalk All-Stars
00:51:08
Explore SETI and the Breakthrough Listen Initiative, the most comprehensive search for extraterrestrial intelligence ever, with host Carolyn Porco, co-host Chuck Nice, and Dan Werthimer, the Initiative’s principal investigator and SETI@home co-founder.
Aug 02, 2016
Understanding Climate Change with Bill Nye
00:47:21
StarTalk All-Stars Series Premiere: Host Bill Nye the Science Guy and co-host Chuck Nice answer Cosmic Queries about humanity’s major challenge, with a little help from climatologist Dr. Gavin A. Schmidt of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies.
Jul 26, 2016