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 #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


The Skeptics Guide #679 - Jul 14 2018

What's the Word: Etiology; News Items: Quantum Woo, Probing the Sun, Bullet Proof, Spider Ballooning, Hogweed; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Bio-Degradable Plastics; Science or Fiction


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Posted on 11 July 2018 | 4:00 pm


The Skeptics Guide #678 - Jul 7 2018

What's the Word: Adsorption; News Items: Harlan Ellison Dies, Complex Organic Molecules on Enceladus, Clever Crows, New England Supervolcano, Marshmallow Test Revisited; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Non-Ionizing Radiation; Science or Fiction


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Posted on 7 July 2018 | 4:00 pm


The Skeptics Guide #677 - Jun 30 2018

What's the Word: Endophyte; News Items: DNA Testing, Anti-Smart Meter Pseudoscience, Keeping Ahead of the Expanding Universe, Roots of Alcoholism; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Brit-Bashing; Science or Fiction


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Posted on 30 June 2018 | 4:00 pm


The Skeptics Guide #676 - Jun 23 2018

What's the Word: Vector; News Items: Video Game Addiction, Continent of Stability, Return of Astrology, Antarctic Ice; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Polio Follow Up; Science or Fiction


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Posted on 23 June 2018 | 4:00 pm


The Skeptics Guide #675 - Jun 16 2018

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Rachel Carson; News Items: Lying About Golden Rice, Solar Roads Again, Polio Comeback, Fastest Supercomputer; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction


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Posted on 16 June 2018 | 4:00 pm


The Skeptics Guide #674 - Jun 9 2018

What's the Word: Hermeneutic; News Items: Sterile Neutrino, Tardigrade Lifespan, Louis Vuitton Rainmaker, Panspermia Follow Up; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Balance of Nature; Science or Fiction


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Posted on 9 June 2018 | 4:00 pm


The Skeptics Guide #673 - Jun 2 2018

What's the Word: Irruptive; News Items: Colonizing Mars, Multivitamin Meta-analysis, AI Diagnostics, Musk's Twitter Breakdown; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction


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Posted on 2 June 2018 | 4:00 pm


The Skeptics Guide #672 - May 26 2018

Interview with Jennifer Ouellette; What's the Word: Sapient vs Sentient; News Items: Cancer Quackery Death, EM Drive Follow Up, Loch Ness DNA, Largest Salamanders; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Panspermia; Science or Fiction


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Posted on 26 May 2018 | 4:00 pm