Has Steph Curry “broken the game” of basketball? Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice explore the physics of the 3-point shot, and Curry’s impact on the game, with physicist John Fontanella, Columbia University Lions Head Coach Jim Engles, and James L. Mattern.
Aerodynamics, Newton’s Laws, drafting, power to weight ratio, nutrition, technology and more! Get smarter about the Tour de France with hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly and their guests Lance Armstrong, Neil deGrasse Tyson and John Eric Goff.
Was it skill? Was it science? Or was it maybe just a little bit of both? Hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly take a closer look at what may just be the greatest catch in NFL history, Odell Beckham Jr.’s one-handed catch, with their guests: Joe Bevier of Nike, coach Jay Norvell, physicist John Eric Goff, and James L. Mattern.
SERIES PREMIERE: Hosts Gary O’Reilly & Chuck Nice are huddled up for Sunday’s big game with Super Bowl champs Osi Umenyiora (NY Giants) & Santonio Holmes (Pittsburgh Steelers), astrophysicists Charles Liu & Neil deGrasse Tyson, & comic James L. Mattern.
In our “Episode Zero” teaser, hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice share a sneak peak of our show about 1972’s Immaculate Reception, the most famous play in NFL history. With Neil Tyson, NY Jets QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, physicist Eric Goff, sports writer Jim Brennan.
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.
Neil Tyson investigates the nature of reality, from quantum physics and string theory to the multiverse and “The Matrix.” With theoretical physicists Brian Greene and Stephon Alexander, philosopher David Chalmers, Maeve Higgins, Chuck Nice and Bill Nye.
Put on your safety harness as Neil deGrasse Tyson investigates the world of death defying stunts with high-wire artist Philippe Petit, co-host Eugene Mirman, and guests Charles Liu, tight-rope instructor Sonja Harpstead, and Bill Nye the Science Guy.
Curious about general astrophysics? Join us for class this week as Prof. Neil Tyson and assistant Leighann Lord explain some of the basics. Now extended with 12 minutes of Neil, Bill Nye and Steven Soter swapping Carl Sagan stories in the “Cosmic Crib.”
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.
Neil deGrasse Tyson compares notes with British physicist and TV host Brian Cox about wormholes, lightsabers, science literacy and more. Also featuring futurist Jason Silva, Dr. Janna Levin, and co-host Maeve Higgins. Plus, Bill Nye extols the value of “Looking Up.”
In 2012, Neil deGrasse Tyson interviewed Alan Rickman for a 2-part show about the craft of acting, the education system, and much more. We’ve selected our favorite parts from those episodes for this look back. Chuck Nice co-hosts, with guest Charles Liu.