This week on StarTalk, Neil deGrasse Tyson expands his cosmic perspective with actress and activist Susan Sarandon. Known for her roles in the popular films The Rocky Horror Picture Show and Thelma and Louise, the two discuss gender, race, perspective, marijuana, and Carl Sagan.
In this clip, Neil deGrasse Tyson and Susan Sarandon’s conversation touches on the various ways that one can come to realize that he or she is part of a large and interconnected system.
Neil and Susan on the ‘Cosmic Perspective’
Tyson is joined in the Cullman Hall of the Universe by comedian Maeve Higgins and fellow astrophysicist Dr. Emily Rice. In front of a live studio audience, Tyson and guests discuss expanding our perspective through space travel and substances, redefining our ideas of gender, and experiencing awe in the digital age.
Catch this week’s episode of Startalk Sunday, November 29, at 11 p.m. ET/PT.