Author Archives: Neil deGrasse Tyson

Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Curing Cancer, with 2018 Nobel Laureate Jim Allison

Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice answer fan-submitted Cosmic Queries on cancer research with freshly-minted 2018 Nobel laureate and immunologist Dr. Jim Allison, who’s at the frontier of finding new cancer immunotherapy treatme… Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: #ICYMI – Ask a Sports Engineer, with David James

In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel… Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice answer your questions and investigate the collision of sports, technology, and engineering alongside David James, sports engineer and Director of… Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: First Man – Celebrating Neil Armstrong

Neil deGrasse Tyson, comic co-host Chuck Nice, and Astro Mike Massimino celebrate Neil Armstrong and the impact of his career and the legacy of his first steps on the Moon. Featuring interviews with Neil Armstrong and Apollo Flight Director Ge… Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: #ICYMI – Juiced Balls, Broken Bats & Record Breakers, with Shawn Green

In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel… Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly explore the science of baseball with physicist Alan Nathan, James Sherwood, Director at the Baseball Research Center, and baseball great Shawn Gr… Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: The Illusion of Free Will, with Sam Harris

Neil deGrasse Tyson investigates free will, morality, meditation, psychedelic experiences, artificial intelligence, and more alongside neuroscientist and author Sam Harris, comic co-host Godfrey, neurotheologist Andrew Newberg, and neuroscient… Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: #ICYMI – Gender in Sports, with Joanna Harper

In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel… Hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly sit down with neuroscientist Heather Berlin and Joanna Harper, medical physicist and transgender endurance athlete, to investigate the comp… Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Hidden Figures, with Margot Lee Shetterly and Janelle Monáe

Discover more about NASA’s “Hidden Figures” as Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with author Margot Lee Shetterly, Janelle Monáe, comic co-host Sasheer Zamata, NASA Chief Historian Bill Barry, NASA systems engineer Tracy Drain, and Bill Nye the Sc… Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: #ICYMI – Conquering Mountains, with Vanessa O’Brien

In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel… Explore the world of mountaineering as hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly take a mental expedition to the world’s highest peaks alongside world-record breaking mountain climb… Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: The Truthiness, with Stephen Colbert

Uncover the truthiness and nothing but the truthiness as Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with Stephen Colbert, comic co-host Adam Conover, author Sophia McClennen, Bill Nye the Science Guy, and Rev. James Martin, SJ, to investigate the science o… Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: #ICYMI – Cosmic Queries: Sports Physics Trivia, with Charles Liu

In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel… Football on Mars, tricky cricket physics, curving curling rocks, and more – Hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice sit down with astrophysicist Charles Liu to answer fan-submitte… Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Communicating the Science, with Alan Alda

Neil deGrasse Tyson explores the craft of getting people excited about science with legendary actor and award-winning science communicator Alan Alda, comic co-host Matt Kirshen, neuroscientist Heather Berlin, primatologist Natalia Reagan, and … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: #ICYMI – Golf’s 2018 Ryder Cup: Physics & Psychology at the Albatros

In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel… Are you ready for the 2018 Ryder Cup? Hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly prepare for golf’s most exciting, and most intense, tournament alongside sports physicist John Eric G… Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: The Power of Storytelling, with Salman Rushdie

Gather ‘round everyone, it’s story time! Neil deGrasse Tyson, world-renowned author Salman Rushdie, comic co-host Eugene Mirman, literary scholar Jonathan Gottschall, and literary neuroscientist Natalie Phillips investigate the history, scienc… Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: #ICYMI – Protecting Your Dome: Concussions & Helmet Technology

Discover more about the latest in concussion research and helmet technology with hosts Gary O’Reilly, Chuck Nice, Dr. Samuel Browd, Co-Founder of VICIS, Richard Brandt, PhD, CEO of Sports Science, and Dr. Roger Härtl, neurosurgeon for the New … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Selling Space, with Bill Nye

Bill Nye the Science Guy and comic co-host Iliza Shlesinger answer fan-submitted Cosmic Queries about the politics and privatization of space including renting the International Space Station and ownership of the Moon.NOTE: StarTalk All-A… Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: #ICYMI – The Tennis Brain: Strategy, Analytics, Mental Game

Hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly investigate tennis brain and the strategy, analytics, and neuroscience that make it work alongside tennis strategy analyst Craig O’Shannessy, sport psychologist Leslie Sherlin, and professional tennis coach S… Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: The Stars That Guide Us, with Nainoa Thompson

Discover how the stars have guided some of our greatest adventures as Neil deGrasse Tyson, co-host Maeve Higgins, Native Hawaiian navigator Nainoa Thompson, navigation expert Frank Reed, author Dava Sobel, and Natalia Reagan explore the scienc… Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: The Psychology of Extreme Sports (Repeat)

Go to the extremes with hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly as they investigate the psychology of the extreme sports athlete with adventure journalist Jim Clash, neuroscientist Heather Berlin, and extreme sport psychologist Eric Brymer. Do… Continue reading Continue reading

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Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: The Spirit of Exploration, with James Cameron

Investigate the convergence of exploration, innovation, and imagination with Neil deGrasse Tyson and filmmaker and explorer James Cameron. Featuring comic co-host Chuck Nice and astrophysicist and StarTalk All-Stars host Charles Liu. NOTE: StarTalk A… Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: #ICYMI – Planet NASCAR, with Neil deGrasse Tyson (Repeat)

Is Planet NASCAR governed by the same laws of physics as the rest of Planet Earth? Get ready to roar down the track – left turns only – as hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice re-visit Planet NASCAR alongside our resident astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tys… Continue reading Continue reading

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