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Neil deGrasse Tyson

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences

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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!


StarTalk SoundBite: Is Earth Weightless?

October 7th, 2014

Episode 172 of 297 episodes

Did you know that you are heavier than the Earth? Host Neil deGrasse Tyson breaks down the difference between mass and weight on a planetary scale, as well as discussing the Sun, Earth, asteroids, orbits, and freefall with Leighann Lord. If you enjoyed this SoundBite or just want to learn more about Astrophysics in general, be sure to check out the full episode here: https://soundcloud.com/startalk/cosmic-queries-general-astrophysics-101