StarTalk Live Category Archive

Breaking News: Guests Announced for StarTalk Live! at SF Sketchfest 2016

On January 22, StarTalk Live may be returning to Sketchfest in San Francisco, but we’ve got our sights set on something a bit further from home: Mars! And we’ve enlisted two of the best tour guides we could ever hope for the evening’s journey to the Red Planet: Dr. Jim Green, NASA’s Planetary Science Division […]

Just Announced: StarTalk Live! Returns to SF Sketchfest 1/22/16

The city by the bay is starting to be a regular stop on the StarTalk Live! tour. This year will mark the third year in a row that we’ve headed out to San Francisco to take part in SF Sketchfest. Last year, guest host Bill Nye the Science Guy and co-host Eugene Mirman welcomed Dr. […]

There’s more before we get the hook! Preview StarTalk Live! at the Apollo (Part 2)

This Friday, our trip to the Apollo Theater in Harlem NY concludes with a couple of things you probably never expected to hear at a StarTalk Live! The first is when Neil deGrasse Tyson invites his nephew, Stephen J. Tyson Jr. onstage to perform an exclusive new StarTalk-inspired rap. Stephen, who raps simply as “Tyson”, […]

Preview Friday’s Podcast, “StarTalk Live! at the Apollo (Part 1)” with Senator Cory Booker

Usually, our StarTalk Live! shows focus on a single topic, like the discovery of the Higgs Boson, or Curiosity landing on Mars, or sociology, or water, or the search for extraterrestrial life. But earlier this year, Neil deGrasse Tyson took StarTalk Live! to the historic Apollo Theater in Harlem, NYC for a show that was […]

Have you ever been to StarTalk Live! What are you doing Monday night?

If you’ve never attended a StarTalk Live! show, you’ve been missing out on a unique experience. Think of it. An entire theatre filled with people who are there because they are into science. – just like you. A stage filled with people who are only there because they’re smart, or they’re funny – or sometimes, […]

Who knew poison could be so funny? Find out Sunday night.

Who knew poison could be so funny? And not just poison. The parasites that live in your eyelashes and the beetles that get elephants drunk and the leeches that don’t like how Neil deGrasse Tyson tastes. Now look, I’m not really saying that parasites and poison and infectious diseases are funny. But on a warm […]

Sunday’s StarTalk Live!: Smart Timing at the Bell House

One of the most enjoyable aspects of our StarTalk Live! performances is that they are often very timely. The Blizzard of 2013 (Winter Storm Nemo) hit the day after our Bell House show about “Storms of Our Century,” and onstage that night we had Dr. Adam Sobel, a professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences at […]

Watch full episodes of StarTalk Radio for free on YouTube

Our YouTube channel seems to be one of our best kept secrets, in spite of our “Side Order of Science” lunchtime video series or the fact that every Wednesday night when we put up a new video, we tell everyone on all our social media channels. An even bigger secret is that you can go […]

Sunday’s Podcast: StarTalk Live! Explores Sociology and the Human Condition (Pre-recorded!)

This Sunday’s episode is StarTalk Live! Sociology and the Human Condition, hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson with co-host Eugene Mirman and guests author Malcolm Gladwell, sociologist Dr. Alondra Nelson and comedian Wyatt Cenac. Because we’ve gotten quite a few emails from people asking how they can get tickets to the show, let’s get one thing […]

Today: Fan Presale begins for StarTalk Live! at the Beacon Theatre, NYC on 9/21/15

The last time StarTalk Live! went to the Beacon Theatre in NYC, Neil deGrasse Tyson and Eugene Mirman tackled natural selection with an evolution all-star team of Richard Dawkins and Bill Nye, plus a comedy lineup of Jim Gaffigan and Maeve Higgins. Who will join Neil and Eugene on stage this September 21? That’s anybody’s […]