Sharing microbes around the house; roundup of daily news.
Curious about general astrophysics? Then join us for class this week as Professor Neil deGrasse Tyson and teaching assistant Leighann Lord explain some of the basics.
Editor’s Audio Summary by Howard Bauchner, MD, Editor in Chief of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, for the August 27, 2014 issue
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: //soundcloud.com/startalk/startalk-live-big-brains-at-bam-part-1
Seth Meyers is hosting the Emmy® Awards Monday night, but you can listen to Neil deGrasse Tyson’s interview with the host of “Late Night” this Sunday.
Read more and listen to the entire episode: //www.startalkradio.net/shows/a-conversation-with-seth-meyers
Investigating web censorship practices in China; roundup of daily news.
Did you know dark matter accounts for 85 percent of our gravity?
Neil deGrasse Tyson, host of StarTalk Radio, illuminates us on black holes that may lead to other universes, and the common mysteries of dark matter and energy that have a huge hand to play in the way our own universe works.
If you like this track (and want more of an explanation and context for Neil’s use of the word “Rebecca”), be sure to check out the whole “Through the Wormhole” episode where Neil interviews Morgan Freeman at //www.startalkradio.net/show/through-the-wormhole/.
Editor’s Audio Summary by Howard Bauchner, MD, Editor in Chief of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, for the August 20, 2014 issue
Parenting from before conception; roundup of daily news.
Go behind the scenes of the Emmy® Award-winning science show COSMOS: A Spacetime Odyssey when Neil deGrasse Tyson interviews its creator, writer and executive producer Ann Druyan.
Read more and listen to the full podcast at //www.startalk…