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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: https://www.theskepticsguide.org

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: https://www.theskepticsguide.org

Location:

New Haven, CT

Description:

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: https://www.theskepticsguide.org

Language:

English


Episodes

The Skeptics Guide #822 - Apr 10 2021

4/10/2021
Interview with Iszi Lawrence; News Items: Yawning Lions, Air DNA, Oxygenation Events, Infection Proof Implants, Aliens Friend of Foe; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:50:02

The Skeptics Guide #821 - Apr 3 2021

4/3/2021
What's the Word: Phenotype; News Items: Satellites and Light Pollution, Heart Size and Space Travel, Self-Replicating Synthetic Cells, Why No Lyme Vaccine, Origins of SARS-CoV-2; Quickie with Evan: New Atomic Clocks; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Avi Loeb; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:49:22

The Skeptics Guide #820 - Mar 27 2021

3/27/2021
News Items: Vaccine Hesitancy, Ocean Worlds, Oumuamua Explained, More Dead Sea Scrolls; Your Questions and E-mails: Dark Matter Debunked?; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:48:52

The Skeptics Guide #819 - Mar 20 2021

3/20/2021
Your Number's Up: Pi; News Items: Landing on the Moon, Seeing Thylacines, Losing Yourself, Reading for Fun; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Geert Vanden Bossche, Power vs Energy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:51:23

The Skeptics Guide #818 - Mar 13 2021

3/13/2021
COVID Update; News Items: Vaccines Prevent Spread, Cave of Dog Evolution, Batteries on the Rise, AI Tech Gap, Nearby Superearth, Sea Slug Self-Decapitation; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Mechanical Turk; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:57:10

The Skeptics Guide #817 - Mar 6 2021

3/6/2021
News Items: Moxie on Mars, Megafauna Extinction, Earth's Oxygen Atmosphere, When to End a Conversation; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: TMS and Depression; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:30:22

The Skeptics Guide #816 - Feb 27 2021

2/27/2021
Interview with Philip Goff; What's the Word: Percolation; News Items: Perseverance, Communicating While Dreaming, Phage Viruses and Antibiotics, Good the Pandemic; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:56:52

The Skeptics Guide #815 - Feb 20 2021

2/20/2021
Cold Snap in Texas; News Items: American Megafauna Extinction, The Fifth Dimension, Bird's Magnetic World, Pentagon UFO Wreckage; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Police and Lie Detection, Saunas and Sweat; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:33:41

The Skeptics Guide #814 - Feb 13 2021

2/13/2021
COVID-19 Update; News Items: Lie Detectors, Sauna Detox, Black Hole Energy Extraction, Hearing Dead People; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy: Availability Heuristic; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:44:36

The Skeptics Guide #813 - Feb 6 2021

2/6/2021
Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Rita Levi-Montalcini; News Items: Dunning Kruger Validity, Junk on the Moon, Protein Switches, Bipolar Ionization; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Multiverse Revisited, Compliment Sandwich; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:53:25

The Skeptics Guide #812 - Jan 30 2021

1/30/2021
12 SGU Live Stream; News Items: Streaming Carbon Footprint, Assassin Bug Fossil, Stealing Monkeys; Special Report: Solar Gravitational Lens Astronomy; Is It True; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:46:11

The Skeptics Guide #811 - Jan 23 2021

1/22/2021
News Items: Number of Galaxies in the Universe, Logic of the Multiverse, Protecting Lunar Artifacts, Masking After Vaccine, CIA UFO Disclosure; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Q-Anon and Game Design; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:43:32

The Skeptics Guide #810 - Jan 16 2021

1/16/2021
Interview with Phil McAlister from NASA; What's the Word: Degenerate; News Items: Graphene Superconductors, Controlling Superintelligent Machines, Scalar Energy Scam; Who's That Noisy; Your questions and E-mails: Learning Styles,; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:49:37

The Skeptics Guide #809 - Jan 9 2021

1/9/2021
COVID-19 Update; News Items: Canyons on Mars, Ethics of Brain-Machine-Interface, Belief in Learning Styles, Ravens and Ape Intelligence; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Pornstar Names and Security; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:40:32

The Skeptics Guide #808 - Jan 2 2021

1/2/2021
Psychic Predictions; News Items: New SARS-CoV-2 Variant, Satellites Made From Wood, Quantum Computing Advance; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:50:23

The Skeptics Guide #807 - Dec 26 2020

12/26/2020
SGU 2020 Year in Review; Best Science News Items and Pseudoscience of the Year; Favorite SGU Moments; Skeptical Heroes and Jackasses; In Memoriam; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:47:55

The Skeptics Guide #806 - Dec 19 2020

12/19/2020
COVID-19 Update: Vaccine and Home Testing; News Items: Arecibo Telescope, AI Predicting Weather, Manipulated by Robots, Genetically Engineered Pigs, Asteroid Sample Return; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Historicity of Jesus; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:47:26

The Skeptics Guide #805 - Dec 12 2020

12/12/2020
COVID-19 Update; News Items: Chuck Yeagar dies at 97, The Smellicopter, COVID Anti-Vaxxers, Are We Ready for Aliens; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Protein Folding; Name That Logical Fallacy: More Slippery Slope; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:46:12

The Skeptics Guide #804 - Dec 5 2020

12/5/2020
COVID-19 Update; News Items: The Home of Jesus, Ancient Seeds, Treatment for Progeria, Protein Folding Solved, ISS Longevity; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Principia Follow Up; Name That Logical Fallacy: Slippery Slope; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:53:12

The Skeptics Guide #803 - Nov 28 2020

11/28/2020
COVID Vaccine Update; News Items: The Popularity of Principia, Supersized Wind Turbines, A Magnetar is Born, Plant Personality; Special Report: The Truth about Galileo; Whos That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Racial Bias; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:44:45