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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 #880 - May 21 2022

5/21/2022
News Items: Health Benefits of Clean Energy, SIDS, Growing Plants in Lunar Soil, Milky Way Black Hole, Gullible Acupuncture Article; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Language and AI, Raw Food Diet; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:37:29

The Skeptics Guide #879 - May 14 2022

5/14/2022
Dumbest Thing of the Week: Best UFO Picture; News Items: AI Artists, Molten Salt Battery, Trolling Science Journalism, Solar Thermochemical Hydrogen; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Action Bias vs Omission Bias; Science Fiction

Duration:01:55:36

The Skeptics Guide #878 - May 7 2022

5/7/2022
SGU 17 Year Anniversary; Quickie with Bob: Follow Up Solar Lens; News Items: Sustainable Jet Fuel, Dog Personality, COVID and Cognitive Function, Fertilizer Shortage, Cosmic Expansion; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Lemuria; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:42:14

The Skeptics Guide #877 - Apr 30 2022

4/30/2022
The Skeptics Guide to the Future Book Preorder; News Items: Redefining the Second, NFT Medicine, LHC Restart, Energy Psychology, Researching the Paranormal; Who's That Noisy; Corrections: Native vs Endemic; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:59:55

The Skeptics Guide #876 - Apr 23 2022

4/23/2022
News Items: Vaping and Inflammation, Projectile Fusion, Facilitated Communication is Still Pseudoscience, Gamma Rays and Gravitational Waves, AI Emotion Detection; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Communicating Skepticism; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:56:28

The Skeptics Guide #875 - Apr 16 2022

4/16/2022
Live from Boston with guest George Hrab; Over-Under; News Items: CRISPR-On, Achromatic X-Ray Lens, Pareidolia and Gender, Cleaning Solar Panels, Public Media and Democracy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:43:58

The Skeptics Guide #874 - Apr 9 2022

4/9/2022
Interview with NASA Biologist John Kiss; News Items: Life on Europa, Ancient Skull Surgery, Artemis Stuck, Most Distant Star, Fake News; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Evolution and Racism; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:50:09

The Skeptics Guide #873 - Apr 2 2022

4/2/2022
Guest Rogue Andrea Jones Roy; Special Report: Political Science of War; News Items: Transgenic Plants in Space, Homeopathy Trials and Publication Bias, Psychedelic Treatments, Anti-Universe, Plastic in our Blood; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:43:52

The Skeptics Guide #872 - Mar 26 2022

3/26/2022
Daylight Saving Time; News Items: SLS is here, COVID Brain, Origins of Life, Orbiting Solar Power, Antarctic Heat Wave; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:51:07

The Skeptics Guide #871 - Mar 19 2022

3/19/2022
Interview with Michelle Ciulla Lipkin from the National Association for Media Literacy Education; News Items: Why Is Life Symmetrical, Evolution of Language, Moon Rocks, Plasma Laser Lens, International Paranormal Conference; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:52:11

The Skeptics Guide #870 - Mar 12 2022

3/12/2022
Guest Rogue, Brian Wecht; News Items: Solid State Batteries, Are Coronal Loops Real, COVID Anosmia, Alcohol and the Brain; Special Report: Update on String Theory; Quickie with Bob: Bacteria Convert Sunlight to Energy; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:52:00

The Skeptics Guide #869 - Mar 5 2022

3/5/2022
Special Report: Ukraine; News Items: Quantum Gravity Gradiometer, Sea Level Rise, NASA Innovative Projects, Biological Sex; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:44:49

The Skeptics Guide #868 - Feb 26 2022

2/26/2022
News Items: Hot Jupiters, Jumping To Conclusions, Nanoparticles to Stop Internal Bleeding, Internet 2035; Quickie with Bob: Plasma Physics; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Bird Deaths; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:34:25

The Skeptics Guide #867 - Feb 19 2022

2/19/2022
First Scientists; News Items: Psyche May Not Be The Iron Giant, Planet Around White Dwarf, Falling Birds, HIV Cure; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Girt; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:52:43

The Skeptics Guide #866 - Feb 12 2022

2/12/2022
Quotation Rotation; News Items: Treating Spinal Cord Injury, Artificial Enamel, Laser Thermal Propulsion, Chimps Self-Medicating; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: De-Extinction; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:39:23

The Skeptics Guide #865 - Feb 5 2022

2/5/2022
Quickie with Bob - Scientists Invent Flubber; News Items: Machine Learning and Mental Health, Hardy Tardigrades, DNA Microfossils, Belief in the Paranormal and Credibility, Tesla Robots; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Rogan and Spotify; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:59:42

The Skeptics Guide #864 - Jan 29 2022

1/29/2022
What's the Word: Allopatric; News Items: Carbon Signatures on Mars, Schoolkids and Conspiracy Theories, Peter Jackson Uses AI to Restore Beatles, Human Remains Locator; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: 5G and Airlines, The Effects of Climate Change; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:57:42

The Skeptics Guide #863 - Jan 22 2022

1/22/2022
Interview with Brad McKay, Special Segment: 5G and Airlines; News Items: Origins of Life, Zombie Science, Silent as an Owl, Evolution of Flowering Plants; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:41:06

The Skeptics Guide #862 - Jan 15 2022

1/15/2022
News Items: Pig Heart Transplant, Managing the Next Pandemic, Bogus Hangover Cures, James Webb Telescope Update, Battlefield Acupuncture; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Does Smelling Equal Exposure; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:47:25

The Skeptics Guide #861 - Jan 8 2022

1/8/2022
Predictions for 2021 and 2022; News Items: Space Highlights for 2022, Education and the Aging Brain, Ramjet Physics, Elizabeth Holmes Guilty Verdict; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Off the Reservation; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:41:50