StarTalk All-Stars

StarTalk All-Stars

Neil deGrasse Tyson has recruited a crack team of scientists and science educators to help him bring the universe down to Earth. They are… the StarTalk All-Stars: Bill Nye, Summer Ash, Heather Berlin, David Grinspoon, Janna Levin, Charles Liu, Amy Mainzer, Mike Massimino, Carolyn Porco, Natalia Reagan, Emily L. Rice, Seth Shostak, and Natalie Starkey. Click here for more information.

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  • Season 2 Time Capsule – StarTalk All-Stars

    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.

    Images from the StarTalk All-Stars Season 2 Time Capsule, via NASA/NOAA (temperature map); kirstypargeter/iStock (human brain); NASA/John Sonntag (Larsen C ice shelf); NASA/JPL-Caltech (Voyager); Ben Ratner (Bill Nye and Chuck Nice); NASA (Mars travel poster).
  • Exoplanets Mashup

    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.

    Artist’s conception depicting Earth and Proxima b. Credit: PHL at UPR Arecibo, NASA EPIC Team.
  • Climate Change Mashup

    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.

    NASA/NOAA graphic showing Global temperature anomalies in 2016, with red representing areas that were 2 degrees Celsius warmer than the 20th century mean, and blue 2 degrees below the mean.
  • Great Discoveries Mashup

    Gravitational waves, TRAPPIST-1, nuclear energy, Enceladus, and more. Explore great discoveries, old and new, on this mashup featuring StarTalk All-Stars hosts, co-hosts, and guests including Bill Nye, Carolyn Porco, Janna Levin, Emily Rice, and others.

    Artist’s depiction of the view from TRAPPIST-1f. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/T. Pyle (IPAC).
  • Cosmic Queries: Artificial Intelligence and the Brain, with Heather Berlin

    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.

    Chombosan/iStock image depicting Artificial Intelligence and the Human Brain
  • Now Hear This: Theoretical Physics, with Janna Levin

    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.

    Ben Ratner’s photo from the Now Hear This Podcast Festival featuring Chuck Nice, David Spergel, and Janna Levin.
  • StarTalk All-Stars: Bill Nye Live

    Climate change, solar sails, GMOs, the moon’s rotation, volcanism and more – Join Bill Nye and Chuck Nice as they answer questions live from the Sirius XM studio. They also discuss Bill’s new documentary “Bill Nye: Science Guy.” (Previously recorded.)

    Ben Ratner’s photo of Bill Nye and Chuck Nice at SiriusXM studios
  • Bio-Anthro Mashup, with Natalia Reagan

    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.

    Todd Disotell’s photo of Natalia Reagan in costume.
  • “What Is Consciousness?” with Heather Berlin

    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.

    Medical illustration showing human brain, for “What is Consciousness” StarTalk All-Stars episode. Credit: kirstypargeter/iStock.
  • The Future of Human Spaceflight, with Mike Massimino

    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.

    Stacey Severn’s photo of the StarTalk All-Stars onstage at The Explorers Club (LtoR) Alan Stern, Sandy Magnus, Eric Whitacre, Maeve Higgins, Mike Massimino.