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The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe is a weekly talk show 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 is a weekly talk show discussing the latest news and topics from the world of the paranormal, fringe science, and controversial claims from a scientific point of view.
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New Haven, CT

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The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe is a weekly talk show discussing the latest news and topics from the world of the paranormal, fringe science, and controversial claims from a scientific point of view.

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English


Episodes

The Skeptics Guide #693 - Oct 20 2018

10/20/2018
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SGU Debate Club: GM Humans, Is College for Everyone, Book vs Movie; Q&A

Duration:01:23:27

The Skeptics Guide #692 - Oct 13 2018

10/13/2018
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What's the Word: Epistocracy; News Items: Ultrafaint Dwarf Galaxies, Monkeys and Wolves, WHO and TCM, Iron Age Sword, HPV Vaccine Update; Most Desirable Artifact; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:31:23

The Skeptics Guide #691 - Oct 6 2018

10/6/2018
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Forgotten Superhero of Science: Eunice Newton Foote; News Items: Nobel Prizes in Medicine, Physics, and Chemistry, Survey on New Age Beliefs; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Traumatic Memory; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:32:41

The Skeptics Guide #690 - Sep 29 2018

9/29/2018
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What's the Word: Pathognomonic; News Items: Oldest Animal, Mosquito Apocalypse, Asteroid Pics, Croydon Cat Killer, Octopuses on Ecstasy; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Flu Season, That's Crazy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:50:26

The Skeptics Guide #689 - Sep 22 2019

9/22/2018
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What's the Word: Basionym; News Items: Space X Flying to the Moon, Proxima b Weather, Wasps Are Important Too, Star vs Planet, Personality Types; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:33:43

The Skeptics Guide #688 - Sep 15 2018

9/15/2018
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What's the Word: Trophic; News Items: Bogus Personality Tests, Pluto Revisited, Light Sails, Growing Brains; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:39:11

The Skeptics Guide #687 - Sep 8 2018

9/8/2018
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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

Duration:01:20:55

The Skeptics Guide #686 - Sep 1 2018

9/1/2018
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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

Duration:01:29:59

The Skeptics Guide #685 - Aug 25 2018

8/25/2018
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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

Duration:01:38:40

The Skeptics Guide #684 - Aug 18 2018

8/18/2018
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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

Duration:01:37:42

The Skeptics Guide #683 - Aug 11 2018

8/11/2018
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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

Duration:01:42:10

The Skeptics Guide #682 - Aug 4 2018

8/4/2018
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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

Duration:01:32:36

The Skeptics Guide #681 - Jul 28 2018

7/28/2018
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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

Duration:01:33:25

The Skeptics Guide #680 - Jul 21 2018

7/21/2018
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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

Duration:01:26:40

The Skeptics Guide #679 - Jul 14 2018

7/11/2018
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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

Duration:01:33:00

The Skeptics Guide #678 - Jul 7 2018

7/7/2018
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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

Duration:01:47:07

The Skeptics Guide #677 - Jun 30 2018

6/30/2018
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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

Duration:01:42:22

The Skeptics Guide #676 - Jun 23 2018

6/23/2018
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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

Duration:01:53:53

The Skeptics Guide #675 - Jun 16 2018

6/16/2018
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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

Duration:01:29:18

The Skeptics Guide #674 - Jun 9 2018

6/9/2018
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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

Duration:01:48:54