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Friday, January 22 • 7:30pm - 9:00pm
StarTalk Live with Bill Nye the Science Guy and Eugene Mirman with guests Dr. Jim Green, Maeve Higgins and Andy Weir

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Science meets comedy onstage at StarTalk Live!, the StarTalk Radio road show that’s entertaining and educating sold-out audiences around the country! Just like the award-winning podcast and radio show, StarTalk Live! explores current events from the frontiers of science; and includes scientists, celebrities and comedians as featured guests. StarTalk Live! stage performances are hosted by either Neil deGrasse Tyson or Bill Nye the Science Guy, and are cohosted by comedian Eugene Mirman. Each live show bridges the intersection between pop culture and science with clarity, humor and passion, covering captivating subjects like space travel, human intelligence, sex, extraterrestrial life, the Big Bang, the future of our Earth and the environment.

StarTalk Live! gets its DNA from "StarTalk Radio," the iTunes chart-topping radio show/podcast hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson. "StarTalk" is also an Emmy-nominated television show in it’s second season on the National Geographic Channel. StarTalk Live! is coproduced by Curved Light Productions and Pretty Good Friends. Tonight's guests include Dr. Jim Green, NASA Planetary Science Division Director, Andy Weir, author of "The Martian," and comedian Maeve Higgins. $39 All Ages

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Andy Weir

Andy Weir was first hired as a programmer for a national laboratory at age fifteen and has been working as a software engineer ever since. He is also a lifelong space nerd and a devoted hobbyist of subjects like relativistic physics, orbital mechanics, and the history of manned spaceflight. "The Martian" is his first novel.
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Bill Nye

Scientist, engineer, comedian, author, and inventor; Bill Nye is a man with a mission: to help foster a scientifically literate society. Bill started out as an engineer at Boeing and then transitioned to working as a comedy writer and performer in Seattle, where the beloved television show, "Bill Nye the Science Guy," was born. The show won 18 Emmys in five years. | Bill is currently the CEO of the Planetary Society, the world’s largest space... Read More →
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Dr. Jim Green

Dr. Green received his Ph.D. in Space Physics from the University of Iowa in 1979 and began working in the Magnetospheric Physics Branch at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) in 1980. At Marshall, Dr. Green developed and managed the Space Physics Analysis Network that provided scientists all over the world with rapid access to data, to other scientists, and to specific NASA computer and information resources. In addition, Dr. Green was... Read More →
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Eugene Mirman

Eugene Mirman is a comedian and hero who lives in Brooklyn, NY. He voices “Gene” on Fox’s Emmy Award winning animated series "Bob’s Burgers." He recently released "I’m Sorry (You’re Welcome)," A monumental 9 volume, 7 LP Comedy Album. In the streets he’s sometimes recognized as Eugene, the landlord, from "Flight of the Conchords" or from his role as comedian/mobster Yvgeny Mirminsky on Adult Swim’s "Delocated." On "Aqua Teen... Read More →
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Maeve Higgins

Maeve Higgins is a stand up comedian and writer from Ireland. Maeve studied photography in college. Then one magical March morning in 2004, she discovered her dream life as a stand-up comedian! Her favourite parts are 1. eating in garages late at night and 2. telling strangers personal things.Since then, she has written and performed various shows for festivals including the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the Melbourne International Festival, the... Read More →



Friday January 22, 2016 7:30pm - 9:00pm
The Nourse 275 Hayes Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

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