Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with Bill Nye to explore how he became the Science Guy. Also with Chuck Nice, Emily Calandrelli, and Helen Fisher, PhD.
* duration: 53:10, Played: 47:35
* Published: 11/1/19 12:30:00 PM
* Episode Download link (49 MB): https://rss.art19.com/episodes/243a158e-fa27-48ae-8e73-f1a3a29396d3.mp3
* Episode feed: StarTalk Radio – http://feeds.soundcloud.com/users/soundcloud:users:38128127/sounds.rss
Source: Life of a Science Guy, with Bill Nye – StarTalk Radio : StarTalk Radio Show by Neil deGrasse Tyson
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