StarTalk Radio

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences

Chart Positions

Natural Sciences 2
Science & Medicine 6
Top 200 63

Science meets comedy and pop culture on StarTalk Radio! Astrophysicist and Hayden Planetarium director Neil deGrasse Tyson, his comic co-hosts, guest celebrities and scientists discuss astronomy, physics, and everything else about life in the universe. But wait... there's more! Our new show, StarTalk All-Stars, features a revolving slate of all-star scientists and science educators including Bill Nye the Science Guy, backed up by your favorite comic co-hosts. Catch new episodes of StarTalk Radio on Fridays at 7pm ET, and StarTalk All-Stars on Tuesdays at 7pm ET. Keep Looking Up!


Cosmic Minute: Star Trek – Two Firsts for Science Fiction

March 21st, 2014

Episode 124 of 296 episodes

Could you see Star Trek breaking two barriers when you first watched? Nichelle Nichols describes to Neil deGrasse Tyson, host of StarTalk Radio, the impact of Star Trek both on the sci-fi genre and as a societal pivot point in the struggle against racial and gender inequality. If you like this track, check out the whole StarTalk Radio “A Conversation with Nichelle Nichols” episode at http://www.startalkradio.net/show/a-conversation-with-nichelle-nichols/.