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 #627 - Jul 15 2017  

Live from NECSS 2017; Guest Rogue: Richard Saunders; Greetings from the ISS; News Items: The One Law of Robotics, Eusaurophargis dalsassoi, Gravitational Waves and Extra Dimensions, Homeopathy Ban from Pharmacies, Illness from Placentophagy, Planck's Constant, Cleaver Therapy, Disrupting Microphones; What's the Word: Portmanteau; Dumbest Thing of the Week: Sex and DNA; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #626 - Jul 8 2017  

Live Recording from NECSS 2017 with special guest: George Hrab; News Items: Glyphosate Update, Chimp vs Human Strength, Sub-2 Hour Marathon, NASA vs Goop; Skeptical Spoonerisms; Science or Fiction; Live Questions: LED Lights, SGU E-mails, Snopes.

The Skeptics Guide #625 - Jul 1 2017  

Guest Rogue: Kavin Senapathy; Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Virginia Apgar; News Items: Organic Effect, Hawking on Mars, Science in Court, Solar Eclipse; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #624 - Jun 24 2017  

What's the Word: Nominal; News Items: Relational Reasoning in Computers, Big Bang Problems, Breatharians, Biodynamic Farming, Coconut Snakeoil; Questions and E-mails: Metabolism Follow Up; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #623 - Jun 17 2017  

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Breatrice Shilling; News Items: Deep Brain Stimulation, Fasting Exercise, The Sixth Extinction, Earliest Modern Human, Stars Born in Pairs; Who's That Noisy; What's the Word: Volatile; Questions and E-mails: CRISPR Follow Up; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #622 - Jun 10 2017  

Movie Review - Alien: Covenant; News Items: Dinosaur Proteins Questioned, Another Gravitational Wave, Bigelow on Aliens, Don't Put Wasps Nests In Your Vagina; Who's That Noisy, Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #621 - Jun 3 2017  

Interview with Ed Stone; What's the Word: Epigenetics; News Items: Mandela Effect, Farming Land Use, Trump's Science Budget; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Bible Time Frame; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #620 - May 27 2017  

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Julius Youngner; News Items: Nature and Nurture of Numbers, Daryl Bem Follow Up, Smart Meter Hubbub; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Conceptual Penis; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #619 - May 20 2017  

What's the Word: Degenerate; News Items: Are You Being Watched?, Mechanism Behind Dark Energy, Dinosaur Extinction, Rational Arguments for God?; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Indigenous Science, AI Follow Up; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #618 - May 13 2017  

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Lillian Gilbreth; News Items: Satellite Broadband, Anti-Vaccine Pseudoscience, Measles Outbreak, Giant Gas; Who's That Noisy; What's the Word: Confabulate; Your Questions and E-mails: Electric Universe; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #617 - May 6 2017  

Interview with Marc Randazza; What's the Word: Exaptation; News Items: Exercise Metabolism, Earliest Humans in Americas, Cancer Evolution, David Young Update; Who's That Noisy, Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #616 - Apr 29 2017  

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Peggy Whitson; News Items: Worms That Eat Plastic, Artificial Photosynthesis, Historical Jesus, Hobbit Update; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #615 - Apr 22 2017  

What's the Word: Reovirus; News Items: Moisture Extinction, Life Without Oxygen, Mind Reading Hype, Alex Jones - Performance Artist; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Processed Food; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #614 - Apr 15 2017  

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Patricia Bath; News Items: Deep Life, Short and Long Term Memory, Flat Earth, Cassini's Grand Finale; Who's That Noisy; What's the Word: Convergent; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #613 - Apr 8 2017  

What's the Word: Teleology; News Items: TM and Violence, Citizen Science and Planet 9, Tentacle Robot, Boeing Deep Space Plans, Death by Turmeric; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Doctors Prescribing Homeopathy; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #612 - Apr 1 2017  

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Jane Cooke Wright; News Items: Redrawing Dinosaur Clade, Bird Evolution, Elon Musk on AI, Smelling Breast Cancer; Who's That Noisy; What's the Word: Frisson; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #611 - Mar 25 2017  

Guest Rogue: Joshie Berger; What's the Word: Factoid; News Items: Cybersecurity and Neuromorphic Chips, Chiropractic Quackery, ASMR; Special Reports: Animals in the Bible; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #610 - Mar 18 2017  

What's the Word: Fractal; News Items: New Hominid Skulls, Solar Roadway Disaster, Dark Anti-Vax Conspiracies, Fast Radio Bursts and Aliens; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Tea and Coffee Follow Up; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #609 - Mar 11 2017  

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Valentina Tereshkova; News Items: The Science March, Giving Mars a Magnetic Field, Death of the Liberation Procedure, Supersolids; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Saturn V vs Falcon Heavy, Moving the Goalpost vs No True Scotsman; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #608 - Mar 4 2017  

What's the Word: Homologous; News Items: Nightmare Robot, Returning to the Moon, Digital Age Brain Disorders, The ADHD Controversy; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Tinnitus Follow Up; Science or Fiction

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