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Hayden Planetarium director and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson interviews pop culture icons about the influence science has had in their lives. The interview is interspersed with commentary from Dr. Tyson, fellow scientists, and comedians in front of a live studio audience.

Mondays 11:00 PM et/pt on National Geographic
4 Seasons, 77 Episodes
April 20, 2015
Celebrity & Entertainment, Talk & Interview
7.8/10
Cast: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Chuck Nice, Bill Nye
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StarTalk Full Episode Guide

  • Neil deGrasse Tyson and correspondent Christiane Amanpour discuss journalistic neutrality.

  • Bill Nye is interviewed.

  • Filmmaker Darren Aronofsky.

  • Author Patricia Cornwell is interviewed.

  • Host Neil deGrasse Tyson features his interview with parody songwriter Weird Al Yankovic.

  • James Marsden helps analyze humans' hopes and fears about AI.

  • A conversation with Jeff Goldblum.

  • An interview of Anna Deavere Smith explores the roles of art and science.

  • “Game of Thrones” author George R. R. Martin is interviewed.

  • Neil deGrasse Tyson interviews Dan Rather

  • Neil deGrasse Tyson blows the mind of Jack Black.

  • Host Neil deGrasse Tyson features his interview with science educator Bill Nye.

  • Neil deGrasse Tyson interviews Simon Helberg and Bill Prady.

  • Host Neil deGrasse Tyson features his interview with UFC commentator Joe Rogan.

  • Host Neil deGrasse Tyson features his interview with chef and TV host Anthony Bourdain.

  • Stephen Hawking

  • Astronaut Scott Kelly.

  • Neil deGrasse Tyson features his interview with surfer Kelly Slater, then discusses the science of surfing with Chuck Nice and William Finnegan.

  • Host Neil deGrasse Tyson interviews puppeteer Frank Oz.

  • Host Neil deGrasse Tyson features his interview with neuroscientist Sam Harris.

  • Neil deGrasse Tyson interviews Margot Lee Shetterly, author of the book "Hidden Figures" and Janelle Mone, actress in the movie of the same name. He discusses NASA's hidden figures with comedian Sasheer Zamata and NASA Chief Historian Bill Barry. Tracy Drain, NASA systems engineer joins them. Bill Nye, the Science Guy, also appears.

  • Host of "The Late Show," Stephen Colbert.

  • Actor and science communication advocate Alan Alda.

  • Neil deGrasse Tyson features his interview with Mae Jemison and discusses the challenges of interstellar travel with Godfrey and Lawrence Krauss.

  • Neil deGrasse Tyson interviews Salman Rushdie and explores the science of storytelling with comedian Eugene Mirman and literary scholar Jonathan Gottschall.

  • Host Neil deGrasse Tyson features his interview with master navigator Nainoa Thompson.

  • Neil deGrasse Tyson interviews filmmaker and National Geographic explorer-in-residence James Cameron and discusses the intersection of storytelling, exploration, and science with Chuck Nice and Charles Liu.

  • Neil deGrasse Tyson interviews legendary oceanographer Sylvia Earle, aquanaut Fabien Cousteau, and actor Adrian Grenier.

  • Host Neil deGrasse Tyson joins Grammy-nominated pop star Katy Perry in Los Angeles, where Tyson answers all of her cosmic queries. In the Cullman Hall of the Universe, comedian co-host Sasheer Zamata and astrophysicist Charles Liu join Tyson to discuss science in pop culture and music.

  • Host Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with Arati Prabhakar, former head of the U.S. Department of Defense's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. Tyson is joined in the Cullman Hall of the Universe by comedian co-host Chuck Nice and national security journalist Sharon Weinberger to discuss the intersection of science fiction, technology and national defense. Adding to the discussion, rocket scientist Natalie Panek joins via video call and Hod Lipson demonstrates his self-aware robot.

  • Filmmaker, comic book fanatic and all-around geek ambassador, Kevin Smith sits down with host Neil deGrasse Tyson. Later, in the Cullman Hall of the Universe, Tyson is joined by comedian co-host Chuck Nice and astrophysicist Charles Liu as they discuss science fiction, comic books and the science of superheroes. StarTalk science correspondent and anthropologist Natalia Reagan sends a dispatch from San Diego Comic-Con, where hundreds of thousands of fans converge to share their passion for comics, science fiction, movies, TV and cosplay.

  • Host Neil deGrasse Tyson features his interview with renowned news anchor Katie Couric. Tyson is joined in the Cullman Hall of the Universe by comedian co-host Eugene Mirman and journalism professor Jeff Jarvis to discuss the intersection of science and journalism. Adding to the discussion, Chuck Nice chimes in with the crowds at the March for Science.

  • Legendary chimpanzee researcher Jane Goodall joins host Neil deGrasse Tyson for a featured interview. Tyson is joined in the Cullman Hall of the Universe by comedian co-host Chuck Nice and biological anthropologist Jill Pruetz to discuss chimp behavior, animal and environmental ethics and the evolutionary differences between chimpanzees and humans. Primatologist and anthropologist Natalia Reagan joins the conversation from a chimpanzee sanctuary in Georgia.

  • Neil deGrasse Tyson features his interview with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and discusses the science of basketball with Chuck Nice and Charles Liu.

  • Host Neil deGrasse Tyson features his interview with controversial cyclist Lance Armstrong.

  • Host Neil deGrasse Tyson features his interview with comedian Bill Maher.

  • Neil Tyson features his interview with jazz legends Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter.

  • Host Neil deGrasse Tyson shows his discussion with "Game of Thrones" actor Isaac Wright.

  • NOAA administrator Kathryn D. Sullivan is interviewed.

  • Host Neil deGrasse Tyson features his interview with astronomer Jill Tarter.

  • Host Neil deGrasse Tyson shows us his interview with soccer goalie Hope Solo.

  • SarTalk hosts former U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter as the guest.

  • Host Neil deGrasse Tyson features his interview with iconic actor William Shatner.

  • Host Neil deGrasse Tyson airs his interview with Jay Leno, and talks about comedy and cars with comedian co-host Matt Kirshen and guest Bill Nye.

  • Host Neil deGrasse Tyson shows his discussion with actor Terry Crews.

  • Interview - Buzz Aldrin, Comedic Guest: Iliza Shlesinger, Subject Matter Expert: Mike Massimino (Space walk that repaired Hubble Telescope).

  • Host Neil deGrasse Tyson interviews pop-culture star Ben Stiller.

  • Host Neil deGrasse Tyson interviews best-selling writer Andy Weir.

  • Host Neil deGrasse Tyson interviews actor Jeremy Irons and director Matt Brown.

  • Host Neil deGrasse Tyson interviews Robert Kirkman, creator of The Walking Dead, and discusses the science of zombies with co-host Maeve Higgins and guest Jeffrey Mantz.

  • Theoretical Physicist Brian Greene is interviewed.

  • Discussing the science fiction and fact of time travel.

  • High-wire performer Phillipe Petit is interviewed.

  • Host Neil deGrasse Tyson interviews actress and neuroscientist Mayim Bialik.

  • Actress and comedian Whoopi Goldberg guest stars.

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