About This Episode
You asked the questions, you chose the episodes! Join us for your favorite Cosmic Queries of Season 5, answered by your own personal astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and guest hosts Bill Nye and Dr. Amy Mainzer: Cosmic Queries: Gravity, Cosmic Queries with Bill Nye and Astro Mike, Cosmic Queries: Art and Science, Cosmic Queries: Time Travel, Cosmic Queries: Comets and Asteroids with Dr. Amy Mainzer, Cosmic Queries: Science in Movies and TV, Cosmic Queries: Space and Science with Bill Nye, Cosmic Queries: Primate Evolution. Join Neil to examine gravity and the fundamental forces with Leighann Lord, dissect the golden ratio with Chuck Nice, and search for time travelers with Saturday Night Live’s Colin Jost. Find out how to blow up a planet with Eugene Mirman, and ponder the possibility of selectively breeding intelligent “super chimps” with Dr. Ian Tattersall. You’ll also learn how to make a black hole with Bill Nye and Astro Mike Massimino; explore comets and asteroids with Dr. Amy Mainzer; and compute the gravitational attraction between a man and a woman with Bill and Chuck. How better to end a great season than with great questions and illuminating answers?
NOTE: All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: Season 5 Time Capsule (Part 2).
In This Episode
HostNeil deGrasse Tyson
Guest HostBill Nye
The Science Guy
Guest HostDr. Amy Mainzer
Astrophysicist, WISE Deputy Project Scientist, NASA JPL
Comedian, Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Co-Anchor
NASA Astronaut, Columbia University Professor