Movie critic Neil deGrasse Tyson, college free speech and sports psychology

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Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson. Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson talks about what Hollywood gets right and wrong about science and the possibility of alien life. Then, ahead of the Super Bowl, we learn how positive coaching benefits athletes.

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  • Neil deGrasse Tyson critiques the movies

    Some people get their science education at the movies. Ahead of his talk in Milwaukee this month, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson offers insights on what Hollywood gets right and wrong with science. And we get his thoughts on the potential of alien life and representation in the sciences.

  • Elite athletes and the psychology of sport

    What role does positive coaching play in motivating elite athletes? In advance of the Super Bowl we speak with a sports psychologist who studies the relationship between coaches and athletes, the art of competitive performance and athlete mental health.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Mackenzie Krumme Producer
  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Guest
  • Brian Zuleger Guest

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