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Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains Why You Can’t Reach Absolute Zero

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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains Why You Can’t Reach Absolute Zero

    17:11

    Cool things happen at low temperatures. In this StarTalk explainer, we’re cooling things down – way down. But how cold can we actually get? Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice investigate the limits of temperature and a lot more.

    You’ll learn why there’s really no limit of how hot you can make something. On the flip side, we dive into why making things colder is a different story. How do you create a place where there is no heat? You’ll find out more about the Kelvin scale or absolute temperature scale.

    Neil takes us through the process of cooling things down. Discover the differences between temperature and heat energy. We explore the vibration of particles and dip our toes into Maxwell–Boltzmann distribution. Then, Neil tells us why we can never philosophically or theoretically reach absolute zero.

    To wrap things up, we investigate what happens when quantum physics take over. Discover more about superfluidity. All that, plus, you’ll hear about the Bose–Einstein condensate and how we can “shape-shift” matter.

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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains Wind Chill Factor and More

    18:00

    It’s time for some more knowledge you didn’t think you needed to know. Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice team up for another StarTalk explainer about the science behind wind chill and more.

    What is wind chill factor? Find out how the temperature of the air interacts with your skin. We explore why a breeze can help rapidly alter your temperature when you’re interacting with the elements. You’ll learn why your skin will cool faster in a mix of air and water. Discover how to create a “liquid” chill factor.

    Is there still wind chill factor when it’s hot? You’ll explore why the answer is yes and why you know it better as a “cool breeze.” Neil explains why you feel cooler in the shade even if the air temperature is the same. What happens if the air temperature goes above your skin temperature? You’ll get the answer to that, plus, discover what happens when you go from a wind chill factor to a wind heat factor.

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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains Nothing

    13:45

    In this StarTalk video, we’re talking about nothing. Not in the Seinfeldian sense, but in the science sense. What is nothing? Neil explains how our usual definition of something being “nothing” is dictated by our senses.

    What if you wanted to get all the way down to true nothing? Well, even when there’s nothing, there’s air molecules, and a lot of them. So, what happens when you take out the air molecules? Find out just how much air molecules permeate in our environment, in our solar system, in interstellar space, and intergalactic space.

    Then, just when you think you truly have nothing, you’ll hear how quantum physics comes into play. Discover more about virtual particles and why the best “nothing” you could have is filled with virtual particles. All that, plus, we debate if being able to describe something that is nothing makes it something.

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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains Heat vs. Temperature

    11:14

    What’s the difference between heat and temperature? In this StarTalk explainer, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice investigate the important difference between heat and temperature from an astrophysics standpoint and how that impacts our environment.

    We take a closer look at how atoms determine the temperature of an object. How does an atom’s vibration impact temperature? What about its mass? Can a single atom have both a temperature and a heat? Find out why this distinction is important when Neil dives into how temperature and heat interact with our environment. What has more heat, your morning cup of coffee or the ocean?

    You’ll also learn how climate change works with heat and temperature. What is the energy budget of a climate system? Is it how much you spend on air conditioning? How do air conditioners even work anyway? Discover where energy lurks all around us with your personal astrophysicist!

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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains What Temperature Really Means

    14:25

    How long would it take to cook a pizza outside on Venus? On this explainer, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice discuss the physics of surface temperature, light absorption, and physics of heat.

    What is temperature in the world of physics? We explore the temperature of light and how thermometers sense heat. How can you tell the temperature if you don’t have any particles? How long would it take to cook a pizza on a windowsill on Venus? We calculate just how long it would take and what sort of factors you need to take into account while making the perfect Venusian pizza pie. How does what you’re wearing impact your temperature? We talk about light absorption, the hottest parts of Earth's atmosphere, and what’s going on in the ozone layer.

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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains How Quantum Physics Can Spoil Food

    14:45

    How can quantum physics spoil food? You know how food usually spoils, but quantum physics?! On this StarTalk explainer, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice are here to fill you in on the physics of what’s going on in your fridge.

    First, we need to know how most food commonly spoils. Neil tells us about the “normal” way food goes bad which involves microbes, bacteria, and temperature. We explore unpasteurized milk vs. pasteurized milk.

    Then, Neil explains how quantum physics can spoil your food (after a really long time). We discuss “quantum tunneling.” You’ll learn about the behavior of molecules and their continual quest to be “happy.” All that, plus, find out if there’s anything you can do to stop this quantum phenomena.

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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains the Smallness of Molecules

    15:09

    How small is a molecule? In this StarTalk explainer, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice are here to help you visualize a molecule’s actual size.

    To start, Neil gives his favorite thought experiment to help us understand the size of molecules. You’ll learn why this leads Chuck to say he’s never drinking water again. Discover more about “quantum construction” and building things on a molecular level. You’ll learn about Avogadro's number and measuring things in mole.

    We explore why it’s remarkable that we were even able to discover molecules at all. Neil explains how our five senses held us back from discovering things until we invented ways outside our senses to discover them. All that, plus, we discuss why there’s a philosophical issue in our own physiology when it comes to communicating things of extraordinary size in the universe.

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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains the Sun

    14:08

    Hottest takes in the solar system? Here comes the sun on this explainer, where Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice break down solar flares, sun spots, and all the things you thought you knew about the star at the center of our solar system.

    How big is the sun? We wrap our heads around the scale of our universe and the role of the sun on our planet. If the sun were magically plucked from its spot, how long would it take for us to realize it? What is “solar max”? How to do sunspots work? What about solar flares? Can they break our satellites? We break down the mechanics of the sun’s interior, the merry-go-round effect, and the flipping of the sun's poles. All that, plus, what are deep sea fishes’ experience with the sun?

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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains Why Some Info Is Need to Know

    16:35

    When someone says that information is on a “need to know” basis, your mind might automatically think that the information is secretive, dangerous, etc. But, there’s another type of “need to know” information that involves different “levels” of information.

    On this StarTalk explainer video, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice are exploring these different “levels” of information. We discuss why, in certain circumstances, an idea is better than the details. To understand these levels of information, we explore the Earth’s orbit around the Sun. You’ll learn why you can say the Earth goes in a circle around the Sun and be “correct” even though it’s actually an elliptical orbit. And you can say it’s an elliptical orbit even though it’s actually a loop-de-loop!

    Find out how Earth’s tilt influences our seasons. You’ll also find out about the “libration” of the Moon or as Chuck calls it “Moon twerking.” And, we discuss Earth’s precession around the Sun. Lastly, Neil uses the size of the Sun as another example of understanding different levels of information. All that, plus, we explore why the scientific method allows for the possibilities of change.

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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains Wormholes

    17:00

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    What is a wormhole? On this StarTalk explainer, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice investigate the science of wormholes and how they work. You’ll learn how gravity is the curvature of spacetime. We talk about the “speed limit” of the universe and how to break it using a wormhole.

    But, how do you keep a wormhole open? Is it prone to collapse? All that, plus, Neil and Chuck explore classic time travel movies like Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, Back to the Future, Time Bandits, Contact, and more!

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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains Burning Gasoline

    9:37

    Gasoline pipeline hack? Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice explain how gasoline burns and why it’s such a convenient, and powerful, fuel.

    We start off with a reminder of how dependent we are on gasoline and its role as a strategic commodity. How does gasoline combust? We explain what makes gasoline flammable and how you can technically extinguish a match in liquid gasoline. How does that work?? Find out about gasoline vapors and why you should be careful throwing it on an open fire. You’ll learn what volatile means (in multiple contexts) and much more on another StarTalk explainer!

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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Answers: Could Velocity Be a Dimension?

    3:30

    Is there a dimension we don’t know about? A StarTalk listener wonders if velocity is a dimension because it has limits (the speed of light and absolute zero). In addressing this very creative question, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-host Chuck Nice talk about velocity, spacetime, gravity and how rapid changes in speed can kill you.

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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains Why Science Is Hard

    19:57

    Neil deGrasse Tyson has spent his whole career trying to convince people that science is worth pursuing and understanding. So, why, in this video, is he saying science is hard? Well, according to Neil, science is hard in a way you might not fully appreciate.

    On this StarTalk explainer, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice are exploring why science can be hard. Neil paints a historical tapestry that explores the discovery of Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto, to demonstrate the difficulties that can come along during scientific study.

    First, you’ll hear about William Herschel and his discovery of the planet Uranus. Find out why William had to fight against his pre-conceived notions of comets in order to accept his discovery. You’ll learn why the planet was originally named George. Then, we investigate the discovery of Neptune, Pluto, and the almost discoveries of Planet Vulcan and Planet X. Lastly, Neil and Chuck explore why science is a journey, not a destination.

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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains the Physics of Size and Life

    15:45

    Have you ever just sat back and thought about life? On this StarTalk explainer, Neil deGrasse Tyson and Chuck Nice investigate the physics of size and life.

    You’ll learn why physics sets the rules, not biology. Neil explains how and why the laws of physics don’t manifest equally at all size scales. We explore the science of A Bug’s Life and what the creators got right about surface tension.

    We discuss how our size as humans impacts what we can and cannot do. You’ll learn why you won’t find tiny creatures with really thick legs. We also discuss why whales can get so big. All that, plus, Neil tells us why Sylvester Stallone isn’t a believable rock climber in the movie Cliffhanger.

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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains Daylight Saving Time

    8:43

    What’s the deal with daylight saving? On this StarTalk explainer, Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-host Chuck Nice question the existence of daylight saving time.

    Why do some places have daylight savings and others don’t? Find out how it works and how it originated. You’ll learn about the earth’s axis and how the days differ from summer to winter. Why are sunlight hours different in Alaska than they are in Arizona? Is daylight saving really helpful or just a relic from an earlier time? What would happen if we got rid of it? More of our world’s questions answered on another StarTalk explainer!

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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains Speed vs. Acceleration

    12:27

    Do you feel the need… the need for speed?! On this Explainer, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice break down why this might actually be a need for acceleration.

    What’s the difference between speed and acceleration? Find out about vectors, velocity, and the motion of the earth. Have you ever timed how long it takes for a car to go from zero to 60? You’ll learn about “jerk” as a change of acceleration and what it does to the human body. What does it mean to “feel” speed and the road? We talk cars, planes, and why you can drink a glass of water in a turning airplane without spilling. All that, on another StarTalk explainer!

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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains the REAL Length of Day

    16:56

    A day is 24 hours, right? Right?!?! On this StarTalk explainer, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice investigate the length of a day.

    To start, Neil explains why a “sidereal day” is 23 hours, 56 minutes, and 4 seconds and a “solar day” is, on average, 24 hours. You’ll learn why Earth’s orbit around the sun impacts how we measure the length of the day. Should we re-define the length of a second? Discover more about leap seconds and how we decide when to add them to the calendar.

    Find out more about atomic clocks and sun dials. Neil explains why the Earth is slowing down and why the Moon is spiraling away from us. We also discuss how tides serve as a counter-balance to the Earth’s rotation. All that, plus, we explore the many things that can impact Earth’s rotation including seasonal animal migrations, earthquakes, melting land glaciers, and more!

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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains the Earths Rotation

    18:55

    We know the Earth rotates…but why can’t we feel it? On this StarTalk explainer, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice investigate centrifugal force and the Earth’s rotation.

    What is centrifugal force? Well, if you’ve been on a carnival ride, you probably know. However, Neil tells us why there is really no such thing as centrifugal force. Find out why you weigh less when you’re closer to the equator.

    You’ll learn what speed Earth has to be rotating so that the centrifugal force balances out the gravitational force causing you to hover just above the surface in what Chuck calls “super-low Earth orbit.” All that, plus, Chuck uses this to invent a new diet.

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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains Force vs. Pressure

    17:35

    Force and Pressure...are they the same thing? On this StarTalk explainer, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice investigate force vs. pressure.

    Neil explains how, although in colloquial terms there are many different meanings, force and pressure have precise definitions and equations in physics. What is force? You’ll learn how force is created and why it’s all about balance vs. imbalance.

    What is pressure? Neil tells us why pressure needs force. We discuss how pressure makes things like snow shoes able to work. Lastly, you’ll learn how pressure works when it comes to tornadoes, explosives, and the destruction they can cause.

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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains Achieving Orbit

    14:45

    What does a falling apple and the moon have in common? On this explainer, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice explore gravity, Sir Isaac Newton, and how objects acheive orbit. Has Chuck ever been in orbit?

    Discover the history of our orbiting moon with Sir Isaac Newton. What would happen if you fired an apple from a mountaintop? Learn how Newton connected the falling apple to the orbiting moon. How can objects escape gravity? What does “falling” even mean? Why are astronauts weightless when they are in orbit? Neil voices some qualms he has with the film Ad Astra and you’ll hear a reading list to learn more about Newton. Is he truly the world’s greatest intellect?

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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains the Simulation Hypothesis

    7:53

    Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice are here (or are they?) to investigate if we're living in a simulation. We explore the ever-advancing computer power and how that impacts the simulation hypothesis. Chuck wonders if a simulation universe has anything to do with us not being able to travel at the speed of light. You'll learn about Bayesian statistics. Lastly, Neil tells us how he was ready to embrace the simulation hypothesis until he came across a certain idea that changed his mind.

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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Has Fun with Fahrenheit

    14:04

    Is it really darkest before the dawn? On this explainer, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice explore how light, ~heat~, and our daily temperatures work.

    What is the hottest time of day? Why isn’t it when the sun is at its highest in the sky? We break down earth, the atmosphere, and where energy gets absorbed. Why is it so cold up high in an airplane? Or in a desert at night? Find out about deserts and what makes their temperature shifts so extreme. What’s the coldest time of the day? The hottest month of summer? Plus, find out when Celsius and Fahrenheit equal each other, all on another StarTalk explainer!

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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains Hot Potatoes

    8:43

    Kids! We’re having hot oblong spheroids for dinner!!! On this explainer, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice break down hot potatoes and specific heat. How do objects get hot, hot, HOT?!

    We explore specific heat. How much energy does it take to heat an object up by one degree? Discover how objects gain heat and how long they will retain it. What’s the difference between potatoes and toast? Why do we say hot potato instead of hot toast? Can a potato keep your hands warm in the winter? You’ll learn some mealtime tips like how to prepare a meal so that everything is the same temperature at the same time. Find out about the thermodynamics of food on another StarTalk explainer!

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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains The Weirdness of Quantum Physics

    10:24

    Quantum mechanics is the area of physics that deals with the behaviour of atoms and particles on microscopic scales. Since its inception, the many counter-intuitive aspects and results of quantum mechanics have provoked strong philosophical debates and many interpretations.

    Neil deGrasse Tyson explains quantum physics in a way that is understandable even for the lay person. In Quantum Mechanics there is no such thing as absolute certainty when looking for something. This phenomenon is known as Uncertainty Principle and was Introduced first in 1927 by the German physicist Werner Heisenberg. Heisenberg realized that one implication of quantum physics is that the act of measurement always disturbs the object measured.

    Neil deGrasse Tyson explains that the whole computer world is based on the principle of Quantum Physics. We are able to manipulate the electrical properties of silicon only because we can study the wave nature of electrons.

    Our daily routines are often governed by technology that is directly related to Quantum Physics, thus our lives rest upon these fundamental scientific discoveries.

    Another hard concept to grasp is Quantum entanglement. Einstein referred to it as spooky action at a distance. It occurs when a pair or group of particles is generated, interact, or share spatial proximity in a way such that the quantum state of each particle of the pair or group cannot be described independently of the state of the others. But Neil deGrasse Tyson and Lawrence Krauss explain this concept with everyday life examples which makes it a little bit easier to understand.

    As Neil deGrasse Tyson points out, the first quantum phenomena were observed more than a century ago. However scientists are still learning about this realm of our universe.

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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains Moon Mysteries

    11:29

    So you think you know the moon? On this explainer, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice break down myths about the moon.

    How much do you know about the moon? Find out why the full moon doesn’t have more gravity compared to other phases as well as what factors change the strength of gravity. Does the sun also create tides? We explore the logistics of becoming a werewolf. Is it the full moon or the light of the full moon that activates a werewolf? Is moonlight really different from sunlight? These answers will have you howling...

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  • Things You Thought You Knew with Neil deGrasse Tyson

    48:42

    Mass? Weight? Density? There are some things you thought you knew and on this episode of StarTalk Radio, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice are here to investigate what we know and what we thought we knew.

    We start with mass, weight, and density. If you’re trying to get in shape you need to lose weight, right? Neil deGrasse Tyson says wrong. Neil tells us why when you want to get in shape, you need to lose mass. You’ll learn why a weight-loss book written by a physicist would just be one sentence. We explore the difference between mass and weight and why weight is all about forces. Find out why heavy cream is lighter than skim milk. We explore how the hull of a ship keeps the ship buoyant. All that, plus, Neil explains why, if you want to lose weight quickly, just head to the Moon and hop on a scale.

    Then, we move on to another seemingly simple question: Why does ice float? Neil explains why peculiar things happen to water when it changes state. We explore what happens when water freezes. Chuck gives a demonstration of why you usually see 10% of ice above water. You’ll learn why the arctic ice sheets float on the water. And, why the ice we need to worry about is the ice on land and the “runoff.” We discuss the power of freezing ice (which leads to bursting pipes). Find out more about the density of water. What if bodies of water froze from the bottom up? Neil tells us how a certain property of water protects aquatic life over the winter.

    Lastly, we turn our attention to space. How much do you weigh in space? Neil tells us why we should be thinking about how much mass something contains instead of how much something weighs. You’ll learn why your weight in water is basically zero. Why are astronauts weightless in space? Neil explains how Sir Isaac Newton discovered orbits. Find out why most energy from a rocket launch is not used to get the rocket into space. All that, plus, we explore the science of Ad Astra, The Expanse, and 2001: A Space Odyssey.

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  • Neil deGrasse Tysons Life Advice Will Change Your Future

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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains Why Craters Are Round

    14:27

    Why are craters round? Even when asteroids hit surfaces at different angles and speeds, all craters end up round. Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice are ready to investigate.

    To start, Neil tells us why the original scientific thinking behind the shape of craters had to do with volcanoes. You’ll find out why the invention of computers, and the use of simulation, allowed us to advance the science forward.

    Discover more about “high-speed collisions” and why kinetic energy has an important role to play when it comes to crater shape. Neil also tells us why the same thing that happens to craters happens to snowballs when you throw them against a wall. All that, plus, does the atmosphere have anything to do with the shape of craters?

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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains Electric Power

    14:20

    How clean is your electric car? In this Earth Day explainer, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comedian co-host Chuck Nice break down the emissions from generating electricity and how electric vehicles really are cleaner.

    Aren’t we burning fossil fuels to get electricity? So are the emissions from your car just transferred elsewhere? We break down coal fire power plants and how much of our power is supplied by fossil fuels. Neil asks, how much does salt cost? We discuss the history of salt as a strategic commodity and how to turn power into salt in the eyes of Americans. How did innovations in food preservations change our view of salt? You’ll learn how this connects to the commodification of oil and how our society is similarly dependent on it for life. Doesn’t a car really just need power? Should we be more or less casual about our electricity usage? What transportation issues do we face with alternative forms of energy? How does our choice to use electricity impact the energy marketplace? All that and more, on another StarTalk explainer!

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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains Friction

    15:13

    Why do we need friction? In this explainer video, Neil deGrasse Tyson and Chuck Nice get into why, despite how the word is often used, friction is actually our friend.

    Usually, we talk about friction as a bad thing--slowing things down, heating things up--but not today! Neil explains why without friction, life as we know it would not be possible. Discover how every mode of transportation requires friction. Are there any that don’t require friction?

    We investigate the lack of friction in space and how we push against the earth. Do we move the earth or does the earth only move us? Could we speed up the rotation of the earth if every person ran in the same direction at the same time? Could you push something heavy if you had no friction? We explore momentum and ancient ideas about friction. What did Aristotle and Galileo think about physics? Where did the idea behind friction come from? Plus, find out why spacecrafts erupt in flames as they reenter Earth’s atmosphere. All that and more on another StarTalk explainer!

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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains the Metric System

    13:00

    Why isn’t the U.S. on the metric system? Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice explain the past, present, and future of the metric system.

    What even is a meter? Discover the history behind the meter and its connection to the French Revolution. Are there any problems that arise, since we’re not using the same units? Are we already inching toward the metric system? We break down why we may be using the metric system more in our daily lives than we originally thought. All that, plus find out where Neil lands in the metric system debate!

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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains the Rocket Equation

    15:11

    You’ve seen the rockets blast off into space, but, have you ever wondered the science behind the launch? On this StarTalk explainer, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice are exploring the rocket equation, space travel, and more.

    To start, we discuss why the application of mathematics adds to the theory of a simulation universe. Then, Neil tells us about the problem with space travel: fuel. You have to have enough fuel to get where you want to go, but, the fuel you have to carry to get to your destination adds weight, which means you need more fuel. And so on, and so on. So, what do you do?

    We explore how the miniaturization of electronics helped rockets shed weight. Discover more about SpaceX’s reusable rockets. All that, plus, Neil shares some of the experiments he used to do in his car to save gas.

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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains the Color of Light

    13:37

    What is the color of light? On this explainer, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice break down the different colors of light. Red hot poker, @Red Hot Chili Peppers...does red really mean hot?

    Learn how objects radiate electromagnetic energy and how temperature corresponds to color. Is blue really cooler? Why is Neil pissed off at photographers and water coolers? We explore temperatures at the scale of the universe and why our color associations are very earth-minded. Find out how burning printer plates and arc lamps work. What color is the sun?

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  • The Multiverse Hypothesis Explained by Neil deGrasse Tyson

    10:03

    The multiverse hypothesis or theory holds that a group of multiple universes (possibly infinite universes) comprise everything that exists: The entirety of space, time, matter, energy, information, and the physical laws and constants that describe them. The renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson explains in detail the multiverse hypothesis.

    However, prominent physicists are divided about whether any other universes exist outside of our own. Some even go as far as to say that the multiverse is not a legitimate topic of scientific inquiry. Because it can not be empirically falsified. But Neil deGrasse Tyson among other prominent cosmologists, thinks that given our understanding of quantum mechanics and the theory of General relativity, the possibility of the existence of the multiverse is a legitimate scientific hypothesis.

    Steven Weinberg said that if the multiverse existed, the hope of finding a rational explanation for the precise values of quark masses and other constants of the standard model that we observe in our Big Bang is doomed, for their values would be an accident of the particular part of the multiverse in which we live.

    Some scientists analyzed the data from the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe, an uncrewed spacecraft operating from 2001 to 2010 that measured temperature differences across the sky in the cosmic microwave background, the radiant heat remaining from the Big Bang, and claimed they found evidence suggesting that our universe collided with other parallel universes in the distant past.

    However, a more thorough data analysis from the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe and from the Planck Satellite, a space observatory operated by the European Space Agency from 2009 to 2013, which mapped the anisotropies of the cosmic microwave background, did not find any statistically significant evidence of universe collisions. there was no evidence of any gravitational pull of other universes on ours either. And to add insult to injury to the proponents that the multiverse hypothesis has been backed up by statistical evidence, the Planck satellite, has a resolution three times higher than the WMA Probe.


    Our brains are not evolutionarily equipped to intuitively understand quantum mechanics and large scale cosmic phenomena. But Neil deGrasse Tyson with his usual wits explains the multiverse hypothesis in layman's terms.

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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains How Many Stars You Can See In the Night Sky

    15:17

    How many stars can you see in the night sky with your naked eye? A million? A Billion? As Carl Sagan liked to say, “Billions and billions?” On this StarTalk explainer video, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice are investigating how many stars you can really see.

    Neil explains why the number of stars you can see might be drastically lower than you think. Find out why the Moon poses a problem for seeing stars. Neil tells us how a full Moon can wash out a good amount of visible stars. Find out more about “dark time” and “bright time” when using telescopes.

    We discuss how binoculars can help you see a lot more stars. We dive into the evolutionary history of our eyesight. Also, Neil gives us a way to use your fist to calculate how many stars you can see in the sky. Lastly, discover more about how Andromeda went from being what we thought was a simple nebula to an entire other galaxy.

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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains The Billionaire Space Race

    14:53

    Bezos? Branson? Elon Musk? On this explainer, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice break down why all these billionaires are going to space. What does “first commercial space flight” even mean?

    We get into all the hoopla about the billionaire space race. Is pooling resources to try to send their private businesses into space really worth it? Didn’t we already send people into orbit already? We break down these landmark space flights, why they matter, and what they mean. How far into space did they go? Discover the sensation of weightlessness and how many Gs the human body can really withstand.

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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains What Goes Up, Must Come Down

    13:26

    What goes up, must come down…right? Neil deGrasse Tyson says not so fast. You’ve heard the phrase before but Neil and comic co-host Chuck Nice are here to provide an update to this classic phrase in the latest StarTalk explainer video.

    To start, we take a look at the science behind the phrase. You’ll learn about the forces of gravity working all around us. Then, Neil and Chuck discuss why it’s time to retire the phrase, or, make it a little more scientific.

    We explore escape velocity. Discover more about traveling to the Moon and Mars and why we don’t pack fuel to get to the final destination, we just pack fuel to get to a certain point along the way. All that, plus, Neil and Chuck provide an updated version of “what goes up, must come down.”

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  • 2012 Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate: Faster Than the Speed of Light

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    On Tuesday, March 20, 2012, over 5,000 people tuned in to the live stream of the 2012 Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate from the LeFrak Theater at the American Museum of Natural History.

    Hosted by Hayden Planetarium Director Neil deGrasse Tyson, this year's debate pitted some of the experimentalists who claimed to have discovered faster-than-light neutrinos against their strongest critics, as well as other teams who are racing to test Albert Einstein's Theory of Relativity with unprecedented precision.

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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains The North Star

    15:01

    Is the north star the brightest in the night sky? On this explainer, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice explain everything you wish to know about the North Star. Do all your dreams really come true?

    What is the North Star? Where is it in the night sky? Are stars in Hollywood burning thermonuclear fuel in their core? We discuss how culturally entrenched wishing on a star is, why the North Star– Polaris– has significance, and why so many people can’t seem to spot it. We break down long exposure photos of the night sky and the constellations in the southern hemisphere. Is there a “south star”? Plus, hear Chuck’s impersonation of Venus getting mistaken for Polaris and more!

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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains the REAL Color of the Sun

    14:26

    Is the sun yellow? Like in those pictures you drew as a kid? The answer is no. On this StarTalk explainer, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice investigate the true color of the Sun.

    Neil explains why the Sun’s true color is white. You’ll learn how the atmosphere takes the Sun’s white light and turns it into something else. You’ll also learn why the blue sky is stolen sunlight.

    Lastly, Neil gives us a photography lesson and tells us how photographers deal with different light. We investigate indoor vs. outdoor light. All that, plus, Neil explains why snow being white is evidence of the Sun’s white light.

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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains Time

    3:47

    What exactly is time? Where does it come from, how do we observe it, and what does it mean? Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist, host of StarTalk Radio and director of the Hayden Planetarium, answers this Cosmic Query from a fan in this Behind the Scenes video. With comic co-host Eugene Mirman.

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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains: Do Summer Days Get Longer?

    17:22

    Days get longer in the summer and shorter in the winter, right? That’s what we’ve all heard. Well, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice are here to explore the science behind the saying.

    We start by exploring our relationship with the night sky. You’ll hear why most people who live in a city tend not to foster a relationship with the night sky. Neil tells us when his fascination with the universe began. You’ll learn what aspect of Daylight saving time Neil found odd as a child.

    Then, we discuss why the phrase “days get longer in the summer and shorter in the winter” might actually be reverse of what’s true. Discover more about the equinox. Neil and Chuck chat about the Banana Boat Song. All that, plus, Neil makes a case to change the first day of the summer to the middle of the summer.

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  • How To See Through Misinformation & Find The Truth | Neil deGrasse Tyson

    1:14:49

    On this episode of The Jordan Harbinger Show, we’re pleased to present science champion Neil deGrasse Tyson. His complete resume would be too lengthy to list here, but some highlights include Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium, host of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey and StarTalk Radio, and author of The Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America’s Favorite Planet and Astrophysics for People in a Hurry.

    If you already know who he is, he needs no further introduction. And if you don’t know who he is, you have our permission to take in this episode twice. In this episode, we talk about why an interest in science serves every field of expertise (from law to art), what education should ideally train us for, why Neil likes writing with fountain pens, what Neil sees as evidence of the supreme height of illiteracy prevalent in the era of the smartphone, how support for science has historically been bipartisan over the course of American history, how science denial has gained a global foothold by — ironically enough — the use of that very science, why Neil rarely interviews other scientists on his StarTalk podcast, what Neil has to say in rebuttal to Walt Whitman, what it’ll take for the US to get to Mars before China, why it’s dangerous for people to claim the Earth is flat, and lots more. Listen, learn, and enjoy!

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  • Nerd Alert: Neil deGrasse Tyson Reminds Us Daylight Saving Time is Ridiculous

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    I'm sorry, we're doing this to save on *candle wax*!? Thanks, Ben Franklin.

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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains Heat Shields

    11:06

    Do heat shields actually shield you from heat? On this explainer, Neil deGrasse Tyson and Chuck Nice explain how the heat shields on spaceships work.

    What are heat shields really for? We explore objects entering Earth's orbit. Do these objects always heat up when they enter our atmosphere? We talk about retrorockets versus aerobraking and how they are both used to land spacecraft in different places. How does landing on Mars differ from landing on Earth or the Moon? Discover our world in another episode of Things You Thought You Knew!

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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains Warm Blankets

    14:01

    Why is my blanket so warm? On this StarTalk explainer, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice breakdown the scientific explanation of why your cozy pandemic work blanket is so dang warm.

    Physics is everywhere in this StarTalk explainer! Discover why a coat is cold when it's on the hanger, but warm on your body. Why do we describe the blanket as being warm? Is a blanket a source of heat? You’ll learn about transmitting heat energy and what we do to stop it. Can a so-called “warm blanket” keep something cold? Find why the warmest bed would be a thermos. We talk all-things mittens, blankets, and...coolers? Chuck proposes why America is like a glove. We explore why other people might feel a lot hotter or colder than you. Can two people warm each other? All that, plus, find out why you won’t give a blanket to a snake.

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  • A Recipe for Cooling Atoms to Almost Absolute Zero

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    NASA’s Cold Atom Lab aboard the International Space Station cools atoms down to a billionth of a degree above absolute zero, or the temperature at which atoms should stop moving entirely. Nowhere in the universe are there atoms that reach this temperature naturally. But how do scientists accomplish this feat? It’s a three-step process that starts with scientists hitting the atoms with precisely-tuned lasers to slow them down.

    The colder atoms are, the slower they move, and the easier they are to study. Ultracold atoms can also form a fifth state of matter, called a Bose-Einstein condensate (BEC). Learning about the fundamental properties of atoms has laid the foundation for technologies that most of us use every day, such as computers. As the first ultracold atom facility in Earth orbit, Cold Atom Lab is opening up new avenues for investigation. You can learn more about Cold Atom Lab here:

  • Neil deGrasse Tyson: The Sun Doesn’t Always Rise In The East

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    Everyone’s heard the phrase “The Sun rises in the East and sets in the West.” But, how true is it? Well, in this video, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice investigate this popular phrase and the meaning behind it.

    You’ll learn why the phrase is “broadly true but not true most of the time.” Neil tells us the one zone on Earth where the Sun rises in the East and sets in the West all the time. Then we ask, what happens if you live in the Arctic? And we explore why, when you’re on the North or South poles, “the sun rises everywhere.” Discover more about the term “solstice.”

    We ponder the binary-star system from Star Wars and Neil tells us why that’s not exactly how things work. Lastly, we explore how the arc of the sun has been the foundation for many celebrations across history. All that, plus, we break down “Manhattanhenge.”

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  • Can the future of A.I. replace referees? Neil deGrasse Tyson discusses on SportSciQ

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    Can you imagine a world where referees never miss a call? Neil deGrasse Tyson, Gary O'Reilly, and Chuck Nice discuss artificial intelligence replacing sports referees. #SportSciQ

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  • Is the Singularity Coming? w/ Neil deGrasse Tyson

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    Neil deGrasse Tyson explains his honest thoughts on Elon Musk's Neuralink company, and the singularity.

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