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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 #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

The Skeptics Guide #655 - Jan 27 2018

1/27/2018
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Interview with Richard Saunders; What's the Word: Altricial; News Items: CES 2018, Space Lasers, Rainbow Dinosaur; Your Questions and E-mails: Denying Depression; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:46:21

The Skeptics Guide #654 - Jan 20 2018

1/19/2018
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Interview with Richard Wiseman; Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Sophie Wilson; News Items: Black Death, Britt Hermes Lawsuit, Fake News Follow Up; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:30:00

The Skeptics Guide #653 - Jan 13 2018

1/13/2018
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What's the Word: Eutrophication; News Items: Astronaut John Young Dies, Raw Water, Space X Loses Satellite, Human WiFi, Cancer Deaths Declining; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:41:23

The Skeptics Guide #652 - Jan 6 2018

1/6/2018
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What's the Word: Hormesis; Predictions 2017; News Items: Protein Folding Breakthrough, Nitrate-Free Bacon, Donkey Hide Snakeoil, Science or Fiction

Duration:01:22:57

The Skeptics Guide #651 - Dec 30 2017

12/29/2017
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Year end review; Science 2017; Best and Worst of 2017; In Memoriam; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:34:37

The Skeptics Guide #650 - Dec 23 2017

12/23/2017
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What's the Word: Accretion; News Items:FDA Regulates Homeopathy, Pentagon UFO Videos, How the Flu Kills, CDC Word Hubbub; Who's That Noisy; Interview with Joe Nickel; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #649 - Dec 16 2017

12/16/2017
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Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Kathleen Drew-Baker; News Items: Space Policy Directive 1, Group Perception, Ticks Dinosaurs and Amber, Antarctic Extremophiles, Water Cloak; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Earthing; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:22:53

The Skeptics Guide #648 - Dec 9 2017

12/9/2017
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What's the Word: Digitigrade; News Items: Nearly Complete Hominid Skeleton, Before the Big Bang, The Causes of Science Denial, This is Your Head in a Particle Accelerator; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Chunking, Follow Up on Net Neutrality; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:42:27

The Skeptics Guide #647 - Dec 2 2017

12/2/2017
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Interview with Britte Hermes; Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Hisako Koyama; News Items: Speciation Event Observed, UK Water Companies Use Dowsing, NET Neutrality, Interstellar Visitor; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:36:27

The Skeptics Guide #646 - Nov 25 2017

11/25/2017
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CSICon Special Recording, with Special Guest: George Hrab; Skeptical Ghost Stories; You Don't Know Me Bro; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:33:34

The Skeptics Guide #645 - Nov 18 2017

11/18/2017
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Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Mary Swartz Rose; News Items: Scientists' Warning, Smart Pills, Fact Checking on Facebook, Fast Electron Emissions; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: German; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:23:31

The Skeptics Guide #644 - Nov 11 2017

11/11/2017
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What's the Word: Ontology; News Items: Risks of Gluten Free, Wormholes, Reversing Cell Aging, Gadolinium Law Suits, Universal Flu Vaccine; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Lava Tubes; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:39:59

The Skeptics Guide #643 - Nov 4 2017

11/4/2017
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Live from CSICon 2017, with special guest, Dr. Rachael Dunlop; What's the Word: Epistemology; News Items: Halloween Bad Reporting, Skeptical Activism Down Under, Conspiracy Thinking, Lava Tubes on the Moon, T. rex Arms, Raccoon Intelligence, Millennials and Religion; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:30:27

The Skeptics Guide #642 - Oct 28 2017

10/25/2017
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Private SGU recording made at DragonCon 2017

Duration:01:29:13

The Skeptics Guide #641 - Oct 21 2017

10/21/2017
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What's the Word: Epicenter

Duration:01:41:51

The Skeptics Guide #640 - Oct 14 2017

10/14/2017
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Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Frances Glessner Lee; News Items: Debunking Works, Mindfulness Pseudoscience, Columbus Myths, Missing Matter; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Thermos Physics; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:44:40

The Skeptics Guide #639 - Oct 7 2017

10/7/2017
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Interview with Pamela Gay; Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Martin Jim Aitken; News Items: Nobel Prizes in Physiology, Physics and Chemistry; Rocket Travel; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:36:40

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