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  • STARTALK

  • Premieres Saturday May 9th at 11pm, 10pm BKK/JKT
  • National Geographic Channel

DESCRIPTION

Host Neil deGrasse Tyson brings together celebrities, scientists and comedians to explore a variety of cosmic topics—pop culture collides with science in a way that late-night television has never seen before.  Weekly topics range from popular science fiction, space travel, extraterrestrial life, the Big Bang to the future of Earth and the environment.  Tyson is an astrophysicist with a gifted ability to connect with everyone, inspiring us all to “keep looking up."

EPISODE GUIDE

  • StarTalk: George Takei
    Host Neil deGrasse Tyson features his interview with actor George Takei, a.k.a "Sulu" on the original Star Trek TV series and films. Comedian co-host Leighann Lord and special guest astrophysicist Charles Liu discuss Star Trek's legacy as a series that pioneered the virtues of diversity, science and optimism in American culture.
  • StarTalk: Sylvia Earle, Fabien Cousteau & Adrian Grenier
    Host Neil deGrasse Tyson features his interviews with legendary oceanographer Sylvia Earle and famed aquanaut Fabien Cousteau.
  • StarTalk: Christopher Nolan
    Host Neil deGrasse Tyson features his interview with Christopher Nolan, director of the 2014 sci-fi film "Interstellar". Along with comedian co-host Eugene Mirman and special guest Janna Levin, professor of astronomy, they discuss Einstein's theory of relativity and its application to the science involved in the black hole and wormhole in the film. Janna and Neil provide insight on these phenomena that scientists know little about, and raise questions about time travel and the ability to discover and inhabit other earth-like planets.
  • StarTalk: Richard Dawkins
    Host Neil deGrasse Tyson features his interview with evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins, one of the world's most respected scientists and most outspoken proponents for atheism. Tyson is joined by comedian co-host Eugene Mirman and special guest Reverend James Martin, a Jesuit priest, editor at large of America magazine, and bestselling author. They discuss the significant contributions that the Jesuits and other religious groups have made to science, and whether or not science and religion can coexist in the modern world.
  • StarTalk: Norman Lear
    Host Neil deGrasse Tyson features his interview with legendary television producer Norman Lear, who many consider to be the pioneer of the television sitcom in the 1970s. Comedian co-host Chuck Nice and critic Saul Austerlitz join Tyson to discuss the impact Lear made on American culture at large.
  • StarTalk: Chris Hadfield
    Host Neil deGrasse Tyson features his interview with Chris Hadfield, the social media savvy astronaut and first Canadian to walk in space. Comedian co-host Eugene Mirman and special guest, former astronaut Mike Massimino, discuss life in space and how social media can now connect everyone on and even off of Earth.
  • StarTalk: Katie Couric
    Host Neil deGrasse Tyson features his interview with renowned news anchor Katie Couric to discuss the intersection of science and journalism.
  • StarTalk: James Cameron
    Host Neil deGrasse Tyson features his interview with filmmaker and National Geographic explorer-in-residence James Cameron.
  • StarTalk: Arianna Huffington
    Host Neil deGrasse Tyson features his interview with Arianna Huffington, co-founder of the Pulitzer Prize winning news blog "The Huffington Post". Comedian co-host Chuck Nice and journalism professor Jeff Jarvis join Tyson to discuss living in the information age and the future of journalism.
  • StarTalk: Kevin Smith
    Host Neil deGrasse Tyson features his interview with filmmaker and comic book fanatic Kevin Smith.
  • StarTalk: Salman Rushdie
    Host Neil deGrasse Tyson features his interview with celebrated novelist, Salman Rushdie to explore the science of storytelling.
  • StarTalk: Katy Perry
    Host Neil deGrasse Tyson features his interview with pop superstar Katy Perry.
  • StarTalk: Stephen Hawking
    Host Neil deGrasse Tyson features his interview with world-renowned physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking.
  • StarTalk: Interstellar Space Travel
    Host Neil deGrasse Tyson features his interview with engineer, physician and former NASA astronaut, Dr. Mae Jemison.
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