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“StarTalk” with Alan Rickman

This week on the Nerdist Channel’s StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson, Alan Rickman is Dr. Tyson’s guest, and, yes, this is one that, I believe, hasn’t been released before now… more

Space Opera, Please Come Back

The announcement of new Star Wars movies the other week filled me with a bit of trepidation, but mostly a lot of childlike excitement. I’m not merely excited for… more

Join Nerdist at Wondercon This Weekend! UPDATE: Chris Hardwick Signing Sunday!

UPDATE: We’ve added a signing with Chris Hardwick himself on Sunday 2-3 PM!  UPDATE: Jessica Chobot has been added to the Nerdist Panel on Sunday at 12:00PM! Details below…… more

“StarTalk” is In Your Head

This week on the Nerdist Channel’s StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson, Dr. Tyson and Eugene Mirman play mind games, specifically the hows and whys of brain function, including emotion and… more

The Mutant Season #55: Bobak Ferdowsi

Gil takes The Mutant Season on a field trip to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory! He gets a tour of the campus and then sits down with Bobak Ferdowsi, the flight… more

Superman Meets Superman… er, Dr. Tyson

Well, why SHOULDN’T Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson be in a Superman comic? Yes, everyone’s favorite astrophysicist and the host of the appropriately-titled Star Talk with Neil deGrasse Tyson on the… more

See the Latest Images from the Moon

There are seven active deep-space missions that frequently post fresh images to the Internet. I’ve featured images from the Curiosity rover and Cassini Saturn orbiter here before; here’s an image… more

“StarTalk” Lifts Off

And so, Neil deGrasse Tyson brings his StarTalk radio show to the Nerdist Channel. We don’t need to explain why this is monumental, do we? This week, astronaut Mike Massimino… more

Interview: StarTalker Neil deGrasse Tyson

Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson is like the science teacher you wish you’d had back in high school: the guy who not only knows the curriculum inside and out but knows… more

Nerdist Podcast: Neil deGrasse Tyson Returns!

The amazing and brilliant Neil deGrasse Tyson returns to the podcast to talk about his new show on the Nerdist Channel! He enlightens us even more about current astronomy news… more

Eric Idle on “Galaxy Song,” the New Biological Version

So it’s the last night of What About Dick? at the Orpheum Theater in May, and after each of the four shows, the cast goes to the bar to… more

Tron Talks: Bruce Boxleitner on His Animated “Uprising”

Fans of Tron may finally have their own equivalent to the Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated series, as Disney XD’s Tron: Uprising explores some of the more action-packed moments… more

LYT Review: “Cloud Atlas” Does Not Shrug

It will be easy, and lazy, to dismiss the Wachowski siblings’ and Tom Tykwer’s Cloud Atlas (they directed alternating segments) with some silly wisecracks about how the makeup looks bad… more

“Star Talk with Neil deGrasse Tyson,” Coming 11/1 to the Nerdist Channel

Star Talk with Neil deGrasse Tyson is coming to the Nerdist Channel on November 1st, and this is the promo. released today. Special guests, live performances, comedy, and, of course,… more

Urban Farming in Oakland: Aquaponics in Action

In the section of Oakland where Eric Maundu lives, there is no useable soil for farming. He’s surrounded by highways, trains, and parking lots, but he’s still found a way… more

A Simple Game Of Catch

It’s what might appear to be the simple stuff that often leads to amazing scientific developments, which is why it’s awesome to watch these quadrotor drones at ETH Zurich working… more

Fantastic Fest: Judgment Day

Verdicts are in, awards have been given – in the form of beer mugs whose contents were required to be immediately chugged onstage – and while Fantastic Fest is still… more

Talking Starship Troopers and Movie Science with Zack Stentz

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences is best known for the Oscars, its annual award ceremony celebrating the best in film. It does so much more though. Throughout… more

Fantastic Fest 2012: The Best Jury Duty Ever

Five dollars a day, hours seated in a generic room watching boilerplate instructional videos, any possible number of days in which to fall behind on your work and lose money…… more

O hai! Im in ur crater lazrin ur rocks

I should probably explain what this image signifies (other than that it is AWESOME). It was taken September 8, 2012, on the 32nd full day of the Curiosity rover’s mission… more

Stephen Hawking on Black Holes: A Nerdist News Special Report

Nerdist News’ Dan Casey was on hand as Dr. Stephen Hawking and Dr. Kip Thorne gave a special lecture on black holes. We have Dan’s report right here. Subscribe to… more

Neil Armstrong, 1930-2012

It was possibly the ultimate “where were you when you heard about it” moment, maybe because it was a rare universally-shared experience that didn’t involve a tragedy like an assassination… more

Seth Green’s “Star Wars Detours” is Blowing up Like a Death Star

[youtube] We’ve heard rumblings for a while that Seth Green was going to be involved in a… more

See Mars Through Curiosity’s Eyes

Did you know that several NASA missions post the images shot by their in-space cameras to public websites in near-real time? These aren’t quite live video feeds from spacecraft, but… more