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Our special tribute features the best of Neil deGrasse Tyson and Lynne Koplitz’s interview with the late Joan Rivers, plus new reflections by comedians Eugene Mirman, Chuck Nice and Leighann Lord. Read more and listen to the full episode: http://www.startalkradio.net/show/a-tribute-to-joan-rivers
Can candy actually make you smarter? Host Neil deGrasse Tyson explores the motivating effects of both reward and punishment on behavior and learning with neuroscientists Dr. Heather Berlin and Mayim Bialik of "The Big Bang Theory." They examine the impact of external forces on our brain's ability to learn, as well as some more questionable incentives suggested by Eugene Mirman and Michael Ian Black. If you liked listening to this SoundBite be sure to check out the full episode here: […]
The X-Prize is motivating engineers, scientists and private industry to “Make the impossible possible.” Get an insider’s look when Neil deGrasse Tyson interviews founder Peter Diamandis. Read more and listen to the full episode at: http://www.startalkradio.net/show/x-prize-part-1
Why am I me and why are you you? Host Neil deGrasse Tyson puts Dr. Heather Berlin on the spot with some of his own questions regarding consciousness on this StarTalk SoundBite from from StarTalk Live: Big Brains at BAM Part 2. Aided by Mayim Bialik, or Dr. Amy Farrah Fowler, the duo helps define the lines between consciousness, self-awareness, and meta-cognition. If you enjoyed this SoundBite or just want to learn more about neuroscience and consciousness, make sure to check out the full […]
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.
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