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Playing with Science

By StarTalk Playing with Science & Gary O’Reilly, Chuck Nice, Neil deGrasse Tyson

The weekly podcast where geeks & jocks collide. Hosts Gary O’Reilly & Chuck Nice welcome athletes, experts & resident astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson. Remember: Playing with fire gets you burned, “Playing with Science” gets you learned. 

  1. 1.
    The Science of SailGP07/17/2019
    41:40
  2. 2.
    Plant-Powered Athletes and Plant-Based Diets07/03/2019
    52:31
  3. 3.
    Sneakerheads and Sneaker Design06/19/2019
    49:26
  4. 4.
    Inside Sports Betting06/05/2019
    36:50
  5. 5.
    Gender Inequality in Sports, with Heather O’Reilly05/22/2019
    44:03
  6. 6.
    Golf Tech and Astrophotography, with Jimmy Walker and Neil Tyson05/08/2019
    49:36
  7. 7.
    The Science of Thoroughbred Racing04/24/2019
    48:35
  8. 8.
    Women’s Boxing, with World Champion Alicia Ashley04/10/2019
    50:00
  1. 9.
    Breaking Down Baseball Barriers, with Meredith Wills and Justine Siegal03/27/2019
    50:00
  2. 10.
    NASCAR vs Formula 103/13/2019
    51:34
  3. 11.
    Wrestling with Physics, with Neil deGrasse Tyson02/27/2019
    53:14
  4. 12.
    Ironman Triathlon, with Mark Allen02/20/2019
    53:27
  5. 13.
    Esports, with NicoThePico02/06/2019
    48:42
  6. 14.
    SEASON PREMIERE: 2019 Big Game Special, with Neil deGrasse Tyson01/30/2019
    52:42
  7. 15.
    Sports Injuries and Recovery12/12/2018
    52:14
  8. 16.
    Moneyball 2.0 – Soccer Edition12/05/2018
    53:13
  9. 17.
    Ultra-Running, with Ann Trason & Dr. Ultra11/28/2018
    52:58
  10. 18.
    Tiger vs Phil – 18 Holes, $9 Mil11/21/2018
    39:44
  11. 19.
    Extreme Flying – Red Bull Air Race, with Kirby Chambliss11/14/2018
    54:05
  12. 20.
    The Sweet Science of Boxing, with Sugar Ray Leonard11/07/2018
    49:34
  13. 21.
    Mental Health in Sports, with Royce White10/31/2018
    50:29
  14. 22.
    Ask a Sports Engineer, with David James10/24/2018
    49:14
  15. 23.
    Juiced Balls, Broken Bats & Record Breakers, with Shawn Green10/17/2018
    54:29
  16. 24.
    Gender in Sports, with Joanna Harper10/10/2018
    57:50
  17. 25.
    Conquering Mountains, with Vanessa O’Brien10/03/2018
    51:58
  18. 26.
    Cosmic Queries: Sports Physics Trivia, with Charles Liu09/26/2018
    52:10
  19. 27.
    Golf’s 2018 Ryder Cup: Physics & Psychology at the Albatros09/19/2018
    44:23
  20. 28.
    Protecting Your Dome: Concussions & Helmet Technology09/12/2018
    54:49
  21. 29.
    The Tennis Brain: Strategy, Analytics, Mental Game09/05/2018
    54:08
  22. 30.
    The Psychology of Extreme Sports (Repeat)08/29/2018
    47:14
  23. 31.
    Planet NASCAR, with Neil deGrasse Tyson (Repeat)08/22/2018
    49:59
  24. 32.
    Physics on Wheels, with Dr. Skateboard & Othello Clark (Repeat)08/15/2018
    40:15
  25. 33.
    Surf’s Up – The Big Waves (Repeat)08/08/2018
    38:50
  26. 34.
    The Electrifying World of Formula E08/01/2018
    52:05
  27. 35.
    The Physics of the Tour de France (Repeat)07/25/2018
    53:47
  28. 36.
    Swimming Science and USRPT07/18/2018
    52:58
  29. 37.
    Rugby – Physics and Grit, with Todd Clever07/11/2018
    38:26
  30. 38.
    MLB Greatness and Trout 5 Design, with Mike Trout07/04/2018
    43:14
  31. 39.
    Cosmic Queries: FIFA World Cup Edition06/27/2018
    46:41
  32. 40.
    Hole-istic Golf, with Craig Davies and Sean Foley06/20/2018
    52:09
  33. 41.
    Extended Classic: Planet Soccer, with Neil deGrasse Tyson06/13/2018
    1:03:52
  34. 42.
    Motorsports – Physics & Technology, with Will Buxton & Mario Andretti06/06/2018
    51:34
  35. 43.
    Motorcycle Racing: Physics on Two Wheels05/30/2018
    42:14
  36. 44.
    American Ninja Warrior: Science, Skills, and Strategy05/23/2018
    43:52
  37. 45.
    Baseball Physics Mashup, with Ron Darling, Geoff Blum, and J.P. Arencibia05/16/2018
    37:07
  38. 46.
    Basketball Shoe Technology, with Julius “Dr. J” Erving, Ray Allen, and Rasheed Wallace05/09/2018
    52:20
  39. 47.
    NBA – Evolution of the Game, with Julius Erving, Rasheed Wallace, and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar05/02/2018
    42:25
  40. 48.
    Playing with Science at BAM, with Sasha Cohen & Neil deGrasse Tyson04/25/2018
    45:10
  41. 49.
    2018 Soccer Tech: Beyond Sports & Telstar 1804/18/2018
    50:02
  42. 50.
    Breaking the Rules–The Physics & Psychology of Cheating04/11/2018
    50:00
  43. 51.
    The Psychology of Extreme Sports04/04/2018
    40:41
  44. 52.
    NCAA – March Madness, Money, and Minds03/28/2018
    50:00
  45. 53.
    Brain Training – Neuropriming & VR Technology03/21/2018
    47:10
  46. 54.
    March Madness 2018: Bracketology03/14/2018
    50:00
  47. 55.
    Winter Paralympics, with Medalists Mike Shea and Taylor Lipsett03/07/2018
    43:03
  48. 56.
    Bobsledding, with Olympic Gold Medalists Curt Tomasevicz & Steve Mesler02/28/2018
    41:51
  49. 57.
    Olympic Alpine Skiing, with Erin Mielzynski and Andrew Weibrecht02/21/2018
    37:15
  50. 58.
    StarTalk SoundBite: Olympic Curling – The Anatomy Of The Push02/17/2018
    2:11
  51. 59.
    StarTalk SoundBite: Olympic Curling Stones02/17/2018
    2:01
  52. 60.
    The Science of Curling, with Olympians Brad Gushue and Nina Roth02/14/2018
    43:53
  53. 61.
    StarTalk SoundBite: How Snowboarders Use Friction To Their Advantage02/11/2018
    2:39
  54. 62.
    StarTalk SoundBite: The Science of the Quadruple Salchow02/11/2018
    3:36
  55. 63.
    Figure Skating Physics, with Olympic Medalist Sasha Cohen02/07/2018
    43:31
  56. 64.
    Season 3 Premiere: Big Game Special, with Neil Tyson and New England Patriot Cameron Fleming01/31/2018
    37:38
  57. 65.
    Martial Arts – Fight Like a Physicist (Repeat)01/24/2018
    37:44
  58. 66.
    Season 1 & 2 Time Capsule01/17/2018
    51:56
  59. 67.
    NFL Fitness and Nutrition (Repeat)01/10/2018
    41:55
  60. 68.
    StarTalk SoundBite: Evolution of the Tennis Racket01/08/2018
    3:41
  61. 69.
    How Technology Is Changing Football01/03/2018
    56:52
  62. 70.
    Extended Classic: The Science of “The Catch”12/27/2017
    50:28
  63. 71.
    Extended Classic: The Immaculate Reception12/20/2017
    1:00:25
  64. 72.
    PWS Cosmic Minute: Designing The Basketball Nebula12/19/2017
    0:53
  65. 73.
    StarTalk Soundbite: Slam Dunks in Space12/19/2017
    2:50
  66. 74.
    StarTalk Soundbite: The Right Hand Rule12/19/2017
    3:14
  67. 75.
    Planet Soccer: Science and Technology12/13/2017
    49:57
  68. 76.
    Snowboarding: Shreddin' the Gnar12/06/2017
    36:57
  69. 77.
    Space Jam: Basketball Cosmic Queries, with Neil deGrasse Tyson11/29/2017
    49:18
  70. 78.
    Extended Classic: The Art of the Hail Mary11/22/2017
    50:00
  71. 79.
    World Series Slugfest, with Neil deGrasse Tyson11/15/2017
    40:11
  72. 80.
    Physics on Wheels, with Dr. Skateboard & Othello Clark11/08/2017
    39:27
  73. 81.
    Baseball: The Perfect Game11/01/2017
    37:01
  74. 82.
    StarTalk SoundBite: Teaching Baseball Players How to Hit10/30/2017
    2:15
  75. 83.
    World Series Throwback Special10/25/2017
    42:13
  76. 84.
    Surf's Up - The Big Waves10/18/2017
    38:50
  77. 85.
    Golf Science, with Geoff Ogilvy and Neil deGrasse Tyson10/11/2017
    34:16
  78. 86.
    Gymnastics: Leap, Bounce & Balance10/04/2017
    37:12
  79. 87.
    Baseball: Brain Training09/27/2017
    37:48
  80. 88.
    Martial Arts – Fight Like a Physicist09/20/2017
    37:44
  81. 89.
    The Immaculate Reception09/13/2017
    47:03
  82. 90.
    Cosmic Queries: Tennis Special Edition09/06/2017
    49:59
  83. 91.
    StarTalk SoundBite: How Sleep Affects Athletes09/01/2017
    2:32
  84. 92.
    Tennis: Inside the Royal Game08/30/2017
    49:59
  85. 93.
    NFL Fitness and Nutrition08/23/2017
    41:55
  86. 94.
    StarTalk SoundBite: NASCAR Meets NASA08/22/2017
    2:15
  87. 95.
    Baseball TweetTalk, with Neil deGrasse Tyson08/16/2017
    49:59
  88. 96.
    StarTalk SoundBite: The Longest Golf Drive08/11/2017
    1:55
  89. 97.
    Planet NASCAR, with Neil deGrasse Tyson08/09/2017
    49:55
  90. 98.
    StarTalk SoundBite: The Real Genesis of Moneyball08/03/2017
    4:32
  91. 99.
    Biomechanics of the Perfect Golf Swing08/02/2017
    50:08
  92. 100.
    Cosmic Minute: Is Lance Armstrong the Best Cyclist?07/29/2017
    1:37
  93. 101.
    StarTalk SoundBite: Why is Doping Wrong?07/29/2017
    2:30
  94. 102.
    StarTalk SoundBite: How Athletes Discuss Doping07/29/2017
    3:58
  95. 103.
    StarTalk SoundBite: To Dope Or Not To Dope07/29/2017
    2:05
  96. 104.
    Pitching Physics with Ron Darling07/26/2017
    52:19
  97. 105.
    The Murky World of Doping in Sports07/19/2017
    50:01
  98. 106.
    StarTalk SoundBite: Why Is It so Hard to Hit a Home Run?07/14/2017
    4:52
  99. 107.
    StarTalk SoundBite: Lance Armstrong On Drafting07/14/2017
    1:48
  100. 108.
    Extended Classic: The Physics of the Tour de France07/12/2017
    1:07:19
  101. 109.
    StarTalk SoundBite: The Aerodynamics of Cycling07/11/2017
    3:13
  102. 110.
    StarTalk SoundBite: The Cycling Team Leader07/11/2017
    2:59
  103. 111.
    Out of This World Sports, with Neil deGrasse Tyson (Repeat)07/05/2017
    58:19
  104. 112.
    Hockey: Fan Questions and More06/28/2017
    1:01:31
  105. 113.
    StarTalk SoundBite: Baseball Bat Density06/27/2017
    4:13
  106. 114.
    Baseball: Physics at the Plate (Repeat)06/21/2017
    53:53
  107. 115.
    Hockey: Physics on Ice (Part 1) (Repeat)06/14/2017
    49:59
  108. 116.
    StarTalk SoundBite: What it Takes to Kick a Soccer Ball06/11/2017
    3:19
  109. 117.
    Game Changer – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's Skyhook06/08/2017
    35:16
  110. 118.
    Cosmic Queries: The Physics of Soccer06/01/2017
    50:31
  111. 119.
    Baseball - Home Run Physics05/25/2017
    55:35
  112. 120.
    Football: Crushing the Combine05/18/2017
    53:19
  113. 121.
    The Art of the Hail Mary05/11/2017
    53:20
  114. 122.
    Slam Dunk Science (Part 2)05/04/2017
    34:38
  115. 123.
    Slam Dunk Science (Part 1)04/27/2017
    38:59
  116. 124.
    Baseball: Physics at the Plate04/20/2017
    53:53
  117. 125.
    Hockey: Physics on Ice (Part 2)04/01/2017
    51:44
  118. 126.
    Cosmic Minute: You Can't Throw a Curveball on The Moon03/31/2017
    1:06
  119. 127.
    StarTalk SoundBite: Teamwork on the Tour de France, with Lance Armstrong and Neil Tyson03/31/2017
    2:11
  120. 128.
    Hockey: Physics on Ice (Part 1)03/27/2017
    49:59
  121. 129.
    March Madness!03/19/2017
    50:00
  122. 130.
    Out of This World Sports, with Neil deGrasse Tyson03/12/2017
    58:19
  123. 131.
    How Technology Is Changing Football03/06/2017
    56:52
  124. 132.
    Soccer: The Art of Goalkeeping, with Hope Solo02/27/2017
    37:36
  125. 133.
    StarTalk SoundBite: What Makes a Great Wide Receiver02/21/2017
    2:43
  126. 134.
    Basketball – Inside the 3-Point Shot02/19/2017
    45:40
  127. 135.
    The Physics of the Tour de France02/13/2017
    53:47
  128. 136.
    Playing with Science – The Science of “The Catch”02/06/2017
    51:58
  129. 137.
    Playing with Science – The Big Game01/30/2017
    51:28
  130. 138.
    Welcome to Playing with Science01/21/2017
    4:48

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