StarTalk Live Category Archive

StarTalk Live! Takes On Awesome Con for the First Time!

Today’s guest blog post about StarTalk Live! at Awesome Con Science Fair is written by Monica Marquez & William Amoyaw, our social media interns from SUNY New Paltz. Follow them on Twitter: Monica tweets at @momox94 and William at @gillie_da_kid18. Have an appetite for science? In need of a fun-filled weekend? Then come join StarTalk […]

StarTalk Live! and Bill Nye to Headline Awesome Con’s Science Fair

Three Days of Science and Technology presented by Science Channel Washington, DC (April 20, 2016) – Awesome Con – Washington, DC’s Comic Con – today announced a new focus on science and technology called the Science Fair set to take place at its 2016 event. Awesome Con is a celebration of comics, movies, television, toys, […]

StarTalk’s April 1st podcast is no joke, regardless of what you may think you hear!

Let’s talk about shergottites. And no, this is not an elaborate April Fool’s joke. Now, if you don’t already know what they are, you’re probably thinking, “What the heck is a shergottite?” But, if you’re listening to Friday’s new episode, StarTalk Live! from SF Sketchfest 2016 (Part 2) without reading this first, or you happened […]

This Friday, we all get to hear what went on at StarTalk Live! at SF Sketchfest 2016

I’ll admit it, I love getting to go behind the scenes at StarTalk, watching our recording sessions, hearing the episodes before anyone else, and attending all our StarTalk Live! shows. Well, almost all. Because I have yet to make it out to San Francisco for what’s become our annual appearance at SF Sketchfest. And that […]

Just Announced – StarTalk Live! – Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank NJ 5/2/16.

Usually, when we perform StarTalk Live! in the NYC area, we’re at a venue in Manhattan or Brooklyn. But this May 2, StarTalk Live! invites you to cross the river to the Jersey side and join us at the historic Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank, NJ. As is frequently the case when we announce […]

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, […]