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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 #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 Vitton Rainmaker, Panspermia Follow Up; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Balance of Nature; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:48:54

The Skeptics Guide #673 - Jun 2 2018

6/2/2018
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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

Duration:01:41:53

The Skeptics Guide #672 - May 26 2018

5/26/2018
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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

Duration:01:37:51

The Skeptics Guide #671 - May 19 2018

5/19/2018
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What's the Word: Cansanguineous; News Items: Yanny or Laurel, Google Duplex, Falcon-9 Launches, Coffee a Carcinogen, Alien Octopuses; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:30:46

The Skeptics Guide #670 - May 12 2018

5/12/2018
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Interview with Adam Becker; What's the Word: Epiphyte; News Items: Knowledge of Evolution, Hawaii Volcanic Activity, Spider Silk and Steel, Toxic Moon Dust; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:42:56

The Skeptics Guide #669 - May 5 2018

5/5/2018
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Interview with Ethan Winer; What's the Word: Fallacy; News Items: Flipping Magnetic Fields, Self-Assembling Space Telescope, JFK Headshot, Growing Brains; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Annealing vs Tempering; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:46:51

The Skeptics Guide #668 - Apr 28 2018

4/28/2018
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Interview with Tobias Fuchslin; What's the Word: Annealing; News Items: Echochambers, Organic Solar Cells, Self-Cleaning Coating; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:43:41

The Skeptics Guide #667 - Apr 21 2018

4/21/2018
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News Items: Communicating without Speaking, Nutrition Pseudoscience, Rare Earths, Eating Plastic; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Acidic Food; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:33:25

The Skeptics Guide #666 - Apr 14 2018

4/14/2018
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What's the Word: Demon; News Items: 666, Buzz Aldrin and Aliens, AI Good and Evil, The Business of Exorcism, The Power of Satan; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Acidic vs Alkiline diet; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:34:35

The Skeptics Guide #665 - Apr 7 2018

4/7/2018
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Interview with Mark Lynas; What's the Word: Atavism,; News Items: Cell Phones and Cancer, Robot Bees on Mars, Largest Dinosaurs; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Math, Interstitium Pseudoscience; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #664 - Mar 31 2018

3/31/2018
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Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Emily Rosa; News Items: Vitamin C Myth, Atacama Mummy, Death by Apitherapy, New Views of Jupiter; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:25:07

The Skeptics Guide #663 - Mar 24 2018

3/24/2018
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What's the Word: Vagility; News Items: NASA's Hammer, ESP on CBS, Free Speech; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Meat Consumption; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:44:57

The Skeptics Guide #662 - Mar 17 2018

3/17/2018
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Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Brenda Miller; News Items: Stephen Hawking Dies, The Brain's Predictive Coding, Daylight Savings Time, Fusion in 15 years?; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Duct Tape and Amelia Earhart; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:23:03

The Skeptics Guide #661 - Mar 10 2018

3/10/2018
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What's the Word: Heritable vs Inheritable; News Items: Not Too Many Too Soon, Lab Grown Meat, Seeing Around Corners, Opiods No Better; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:31:45

The Skeptics Guide #660 - Mar 3 2018

3/3/2018
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Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Margaret Oakley Dayhoff; News Items: Low-Fat vs Low-Carb, Moa Genome, Superatomic Semiconductors, Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Meatleg Lives, Conspiracy Theorists; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:23:09

The Skeptics Guide #659 - Feb 24 2018

2/24/2018
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Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Oscar Micheaux; News Items: Satellite Broadband, Superbrain Yoga, Video Game Violence; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Your Questions and E-mails: Cellulose and the Analemma; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:30:07

The Skeptics Guide #658 - Feb 17 2018

2/17/2018
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News Items: Win Against Homeopathy, Life Beneath the Ice, Illuminati, Cancer-Fighting Nanorobots; What's the Word: Presbyopia; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:29:58

The Skeptics Guide #657 - Feb 10 2018

2/10/2018
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What's the Word: Analemma; News Items: Falcon Heavy Launch, Egyptian Dinosaurs, Extragalactic Planets, Vulnerability to Fake News; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: GMOs and Glyphosate; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:36:00

The Skeptics Guide #656 - Feb 3 2018

2/3/2018
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Interview with Brian Dunning and Emery Emery; News Items: Portable DNA Sequencing, Alternative Treatment for Bears, Acoustic Tractor Beam, Super Blue Blood Moon; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Driverless Cars; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:42:22