Talking Science on TSN
About This Show
For over a decade, TSN has been delivering the stories of science told by the world’s leading thinkers. What are they exploring and why? Why did they become scientists? How do they see science as part of the larger culture? And what lies ahead? Here are their tales of discovery. Talking Science on TSN brings you their conversations with Roger Bingham from the TSN archive and fresh from the bench.
Most Recent Episode
The Moon, the Tides and why Neil DeGrasse Tyson is Colbert's God
Sep 10, 2015
From the archive: Two years after Neil DeGrasse Tyson first appeared on TSN's The Science Studio, the director of the Hayden Planetarium sat down a second time to speak to Roger Bingham, in New York in 2011. In this wide-ranging conversation, Tyson and Bingham again roam across topics at the intersection of science, society, and communication. They debate usefulness of transcripts and the influence of Francis Bacon. Tyson ponders the challenges of being a scientist when our sensory systems produce only approximations of 'reality'. Further topics include the emotional component of going to Mars and what drives scientists.
Episodes of This Show
Aug 30, 2015