The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe

by Dr. Steven Novella

The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe is a weekly science podcast discussing the latest science news, critical thinking, bad science, conspiracies and controversies. -The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe: Your escape to reality - Produced by SGU Productions, LLC: http://www.theskepticsguide.org

  

Latest Episodes

The Skeptics Guide #688 - Sep 15 2018

What's the Word: Trophic; News Items: Bogus Personality Tests, Pluto Revisited, Light Sails, Growing Brains; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction


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Posted on 15 September 2018 | 4:00 pm


The Skeptics Guide #687 - Sep 8 2018

Live from DragonCon; SGU Book Update; News Items: CRISPR Halts Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Nudging Asteroids into Earth Orbit, Illusory Control, Evidence of Previous Universes, Shatner on VR, Seeing Only Movement; Science or Fiction


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Posted on 8 September 2018 | 4:00 pm


The Skeptics Guide #686 - Sep 1 2018

NECSS Private Show with George Hrab and Hai Ting; News Items: Why We Yawn, Motivated Reasoning vs Lazy Thinking, Isreali Moon Probe; Questions from George; Science or Fiction


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Posted on 1 September 2018 | 4:00 pm


The Skeptics Guide #685 - Aug 25 2018

What's the Word: Transfect; News Items: Room Temperature Superconductor Questioned, Teleology and Conspiracies, Kratom Poisoning, Neanderthal Denisovan Child, Neutron Stars; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction


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Posted on 25 August 2018 | 4:00 pm


The Skeptics Guide #684 - Aug 18 2018

What's the Word: Phenomenology; News Items: Dunning Kruger Anti-vaccine Edition, Alien Abduction Stories, Smallpox Drug, Roundup Verdict, Schwarzite; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Arable Land; Science or Fiction


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Posted on 18 August 2018 | 4:00 pm


The Skeptics Guide #683 - Aug 11 2018

Interview with Sean Carroll; What's the Word: Orthogonal; News Items: Remembering is Seeing, Hothouse Tipping Point, Novel Amino Acids, Weird, Rogue Planet, Corporal Punishment; Who's that Noisy; Questions and E-mails: Monkeys and Apes; Science or Fiction


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Posted on 11 August 2018 | 4:00 pm


The Skeptics Guide #682 - Aug 4 2018

Interview with Robert Kurson, author of Rocket Men; What's the Word: Stylometry; News Items: Terraforming Mars, Shifty Eyes, Scutoid; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction


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Posted on 4 August 2018 | 4:00 pm


The Skeptics Guide #681 - Jul 28 2018

Interview with Alethea Dean; What's the Word: Stridulation; News Items: Lake on Mars, Reanalyzing the Drake Equation, In Search Of Reboot, More Energy Nonsense; Who's That Noisy, Science or Fiction


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Posted on 28 July 2018 | 4:00 pm


The Skeptics Guide #680 - Jul 21 2018

Live from NECSS 2018 with special guest Bill Nye; News Items: Time Machine, Iceman's Last Meal, Training for Mars, Cosmic Ray Source, Virtual Reality Therapy, Testing Gravity; What's the Word: Definitions; Science or Fiction


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Posted on 21 July 2018 | 4:00 pm