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Secrets of the Universe with Neil deGrasse Tyson & Why Pain Hurts

Secrets of the Universe with Neil deGrasse Tyson & Why Pain Hurts

Update: 2021-03-116


Don’t you just hate it when you have to throw milk away when it goes bad? This episode begins with a little trick that will make milk last longer so maybe you don’t have to throw it away.

Who are we? Why are we here in the universe? Are there aliens among us? When and how will the universe end? These are all good questions (along with many others) that I tackle with astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, Director of the Hayden Planetarium in NYC, host of the podcast StarTalk ( and author of the book Cosmic Queries (

Your life is full of self-fulfilling prophecies. Listen as I explain how they work and how powerful they are in your life when it comes to your goals and dreams. Source: Dr. Frank Lawlis author of Retrain Your Brain (

No one likes pain but it does serve a useful purpose. Sociologist Margee Kerr has been studying pain for a long time and she joins me to explain what pain is, why some people have more tolerance for pain than others and how you can subjectively change the way you feel pain. Margee is author of the book Ouch!: Why Pain Hurts, and Why it Doesn't Have To (


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This was the first episode I listened to and I loved it... thank you!

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Secrets of the Universe with Neil deGrasse Tyson & Why Pain Hurts

Secrets of the Universe with Neil deGrasse Tyson & Why Pain Hurts

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