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StarTalk Radio

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences

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Top 200 53
Science & Medicine 4

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!

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StarTalk SoundBite: Mayim Bialik, Neuroscientist And Actress

August 26th, 2014

Episode 157 of 310 episodes

Did you know Dr. Amy Farrah Fowler is a neuroscientist in real life? StarTalk Live host Neil deGrasse Tyson explores how Emmy-Nominated actress Mayim Bialik’s portrayal of a neuroscientist on "The Big Bang Theory" has been influenced by her own personal experience in the field. Along with the support of Dr. Heather Berlin and additional commentary from Eugene Mirman, they uncover some of the reality behind the social stereotypes characterized in"The Big Bang Theory" and scientific community alike. If you enjoyed this SoundBite, be sure to check out the rest of the episode here: http://soundcloud.com/startalk/startalk-live-big-brains-at-bam-part-1

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