The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe

The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe

United States

The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe is a weekly Podcast talkshow discussing the latest news and topics from the world of the paranormal, fringe science, and controversial claims from a scientific point of view. -The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe: Your escape to reality -Produced by the New England Skeptical Society in association with the James Randi Educational Foundation(JREF) : http://www.theness.com

Episodes

The Skeptics Guide #595 - Dec 3 2016  

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Maria Telkes; News Items: Fake News and Online Reasoning, Santa Myth, Farmer Ants, Diamond Batteries; Who's That Noisy; What's the Word: Endemic; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #594 - Nov 26 2016  

What's the Word: Autopoiesis; News Items: Improving Photosynthesis, Turkey Domestication, EM Drive, Tweaking Mitochondria, Orca Evolving; Who's That Noisy, Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #593 - Nov 19 2016  

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Percy Lavon Julian; News Items: FTC and Homeopathy, Stoern Liquidates, STDs Rising, Finding Antibiotics in the Genome; What's the Word: Isotropy; Your Questions and E-mails: P-hacking; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #592 - Nov 12 2016  

What's the Word: Xerophile; News Items: Wireless Brain-Spine Interface, Arctic Ice, Quantum Time, Hydrinos and Cold Fusion, Male Birth Control Study; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Democratization of Knowledge; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #591 - Nov 5 2016  

Interview with Brian Wecht; What's the Word: Relict; News Items: Expanding Universe Follow Up, Mystery Human Ancestor, Alaskan Lake Monster; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Memory, Halloween Candy Tampering; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #590 - Oct 29 2016  

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: David Young; News Items: Alien Signals, Patient Zero, Expanding Universe, Mars Probe Crash; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #589 - Oct 22 2016  

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Stanislav Petrov; News Items: Musk, Obama and Mars; Encyclopedia of Life; Science and Colonialism; Who's that Noisy; What's the Word: Taphonomy; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #588 - Oct 15 2016  

Interview with David Pratt; What's the Word: Autophagy; News Items: Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, Chemistry, and Physics, Longevity Debate; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Healthy Foods; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #587 - Oct 8 2016  

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Rosa Smith Eigenmann; News Items: Hawaii Telescope Hubbub, Marijuana Changes the Brain, Brain Training and Power Poses, Listening to Experts; Who's That Noisy; What's the Word: ultracrepidarian; Your Questions and E-mails: Net Metering; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #586 - Oct 1 2016  

What's the Word: Apophenia; News Items: Europa Venting, Piezoelectric Roads, Unhackable, Change in Astrological Sign; Who's that Noisy; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #585 - Sep 24 2016  

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Mary Elizabeth Barber; News Items: Tardigrade Radiation Resistance, Resistant Lice, Evolving Bacteria, Moon Formation; Who's That Noisy; What's the Word: Superfecundation; Your Questions and E-mails: Lightning Strikes; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #584 - Sep 17 2016  

Special Guest: Ian Harris; Special Report: Comedy and Skepticism; News Items: GMO Brinjal, Do Dogs Understand Language, FDA Bans Antibacterial Soap, Space X Explosion; What's the Word: Comorbidity; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #583 - Sep 10 2016  

Guest Rogue Brian Brushwood; News Items: Lightning Reindeer Death, Space Train, Juno at Jupiter, Evolving Tasmanian Devils, Finding Galactic Missing Mass; What's the Word: Thanatosis; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #582 - Sep 3 2016  

Interview with Seth Shostak; Forgotten Superheroes of Science:Peter Fleming; News Items: NASA One Year Mars Simulator, Muscle Confusion, Biofuels Study, Building Solar Panels on the Moon; Who's That Noisy; What's the Word: Glycolysis; Your Questions and E-mails: Exoplanet Gravity; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #581 - Aug 27 2016  

What's the Word: Inquiline; News Items: Proxima Centauri b Confirmed, Anthropocene, World Wide Web 25, The Fight Against Pseudoscience, Pew Belief Poll; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #580 - Aug 20 2016  

Interview with Fraser Cain; Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Janet Rowley; News Items: Chemtrails, Supar Hyperactivity, Augmented Reality and Cognitive Load, Fifth Force; Who's that Noisy; What's the Word: Flocculation; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #579 - Aug 13 2016  

Guest Rogue: David Gorski; What's the Word: Hypnagogia; News Items: Now You Don't See It, Piltdown Case Closed, Black Hole Back Door, Cupping at the Olympics, Other Olympic Pseudoscience; Dumbest Thing of the Week; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #578 - Aug 6 2016  

Interview with Grant Richey; Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Elizabeth Rona; News Items: Young Blood, Electroceuticals, Female Orgasm, Private Moon Mission; What's the Word: Mondegreen; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Nimrod and Edgy; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #577 - Jul 30 2016  

What's the Word: Neotony; News Items: Vaxxed Lawsuit, Superatoms, Clone Follow Up, What's Cool; Who's That Noisy; Special Report: The Science of Race; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #576 - Jul 23 2016  

Interview with Maria Cork; Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Carlos Juan Finlay; News Items: Replications in Science, Single Atom Data Storage, The Connectome, HAARP, Bio Bot; Who's That Noisy; What's the Word: Estivation; Your Questions and E-mails: Snake Follow up, Archaic Words; Science or Fiction

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