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 #606 - Feb 18 2017  

Lawsuit Update; News Items: Monkey Mirror Test, Immigration and Crime, Human Embryo Editing, Mission to Europa; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Momentum in Sports; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #605 - Feb 11 2017  

Interview with Acting FTC Chairman Maureen Ohlhausen; What;s the Word: Impedance; News Items: Super Bowl Drones, GM Wheat, Security Chips; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #604 - Feb 4 2017  

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Rudolf Diesel; News Items: Human Pig Chimera, Life Review Experience, Communicating with the Locked In, Homeopathic Teething Products, Metallic Hydrogen; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Centrifugal Force; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #603 - Jan 28 2017  

Movie Review: Hidden Figures; News Items: Restricting Science Communication, Fish Scales, Another Bogus Acupuncture Study, Video Games and Violence; Who's That Noisy; What's the Word: Atom; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #602 - Jan 21 2017  

Interview with James Randi; Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Dorothy Andersen; News Items: E-Waste, IBM Predicts Future Tech, Returning to the Moon, Two Trillion Galaxies; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #601 - Jan 14 2017  

Interview with David Gorski; What's the Word: Parallax; News Items: Colliding Stars, Countering Fake News, Relaxing Music, A New Organ?; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Dino Tail Follow Up; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #600 - Jan 7 2017  

Guest Rogue: George Hrab; In Memoriam: Carrie Fisher and Vera Rubin; Psychic Predictions; News Items: Motivated Reasoning, Deep Sea Discoveries; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #599 - Dec 31 2016  

SGU 2016 Year in Review; Favorite Science News of 2016; Best and Worst of 2016; Skeptical Heroes and Skeptical Jackass of 2016, In Memorium; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #598 - Dec 24 2016  

Interview with Brian Switek; Movie Review: Arrival; News Items: Better Outcomes from Female Doctors, Wet Ceres, Light from Anti-matter, Purple Food; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #597 - Dec 17 2016  

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Barbara Liskov; News Items: Trust of Scientists and GMOs, Cryogenic Energy Storage, Deorbiting Space Junk; What's the Word: In Situ; Your Questions and E-mails: Premium Gas, Porn Follow Up; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #596 - Dec 10 2016  

Interview with Marty Klein; What's the Word: Phylogenetic; News Items: High Density Supercapacitors, Adaptation vs Evolution, Instacharge Scam; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

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

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