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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 #793 - Sep 19 2020

9/19/2020
COVID-19 Update; Forgotten Superheroes of Science: June Almeida; News Items: Life on Venus, QAnon, Taxonomy of Lying and Cheating, AI Peer Review; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Bear Follow Up, Burning Forests; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #792 - Sep 12 2020

9/12/2020
COVID-19 Update; News Items: AI to Detect Deep Fakes, The Neuroscience of Stuttering, Undead Fears, Mighty Mouse in Space, Fake Reviews; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Panspermia Again; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:47:38

The Skeptics Guide #791 - Sep 5 2020

9/5/2020
Interview with Tim Dodd-The Everyday Astronaut; Covid-19 Update; News Items: Nuclear Diamond Batteries, Instant COVID Testing, Blanets, Detecting Alien Biochemistry; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Stargazing Permit; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:38:47

The Skeptics Guide #790 - Aug 29 2020

8/29/2020
Convalescent Plasma for COVID-19; News Items: Recyclable Plastic, Honey Cure, Super Endurance, Supernova and Mass Extinction; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Vibrations for Stress; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:29:24

The Skeptics Guide #789 - Aug 22 2020

8/22/2020
COVID Update; News Items: Oleandra Snake Oil, Moon Capsules, Vision Debate, Black Dwarf Supernova, Pentagon UFO Task Force; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy: Do Your Own Research; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:36:52

The Skeptics Guide #788 - Aug 15 2020

8/15/2020
COVID-19 Update; News Items: Quackery in Afghanistan, The Russian Vaccine, CNO Neutrinos, TESS Exoplanet Mission, Huge Lave Tubes; Your Questions and E-mails: Benford's Law; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:28:33

The Skeptics Guide #787 - Aug 8 2020

8/8/2020
Live from NECSS 2020; What's the Word: Perseverance; Your Number's Up: Absolute Zero; News Items: Climate Sensitivity, Massive Research Fraud, Sexual Parasitism and Immune Function; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:19:31

The Skeptics Guide #786 - Aug 1 2020

8/1/2020
COVID-19 Update; News Items: 5G and COVID-19, The Technology of Getting to Mars, Prayer is Not Medicine, Fake Mediums; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Predicting the Pandemic; 5-10 Years - Battery Breakthrough; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #785 - Jul 25 2020

7/25/2020
COVID-19 Update; News Items: Human Curiosity, Twitter Bans QAnon, Uncuttable material, Bunny Ebola; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Shellenberger Letter; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:47:32

The Skeptics Guide #784 - Jul 18 2020

7/18/2020
Interview with Stephon Alexander; Grant Imahara Dies; News Items: Dog Years Myth, Fighting Climate Change with Crushed Rock, Perception and Filtering, Unused EM Spectrum; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:39:19

The Skeptics Guide #783 - Jul 11 2020

7/11/2020
COVID-19 Update; News Items: Roundness Bias, Pooled Testing, Insect Feed, Nuclear Thermal Propulsion; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Pasteurization, Police Shooting Retraction; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:29:07

The Skeptics Guide #782 - Jul 4 2020

7/4/2020
COVID-19 Update; What's the Word: Water Caustics; News Items: Raw Milk, Monster Quasar, Asteroid Really Killed the Dinosaurs, Visualizing Data; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:34:11

The Skeptics Guide #781 - Jun 27 2020

6/27/2020
COVID-19 and Air Purifiers; News Items: Electrified Masks, Black Neutron Stars, Vaccine Nationalism, Tennis Star Gets COVID-19; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Where Did the Towers Go; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:38:42

The Skeptics Guide #780 - Jun 20 2020

6/20/2020
COVID-19 Update; News Items: Brain on a Chip, Twistronics, Drake Remix, Editing Human Embryos; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Policing Use of Force; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:42:15

The Skeptics Guide #779 - Jun 13 2020

6/13/2020
Interview with Angela Saini; COVID-19 Update; News Items: Seeing Color, fMRI Research, Fast Radio Burst Origin; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: ISS Update; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:42:15

The Skeptics Guide #778 - Jun 6 2020

6/6/2020
Update on COVID-19; News Items: More Accurate Time of Death, SpaceX and ISS, Police Brutality Breeds Distrust, Journalists and UFOs, Will Your Dog Rescue You; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Talking and Breathing; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:58:12

The Skeptics Guide #777 - May 30 2020

5/30/2020
COVID-19 Update; News Items: Loners and Swarms, Dinosaur Asteroid Impact, Backward Time Universe, Why Beards, Solving Space Junk; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Electrical Stimulation Treatment; Science or Fiction

The Skeptics Guide #776 - May 23 2020

5/23/2020
Guest Rogue David Cheeseman; COVID-19 Update; News Items: Online Symptom Checkers, Crewed Dragon Final Test, Robot Boots, Small Modular Nuclear Reactors; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Inventor of E-mail; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:49:47

The Skeptics Guide #775 - May 16 2020

5/16/2020
Interview with Gerald Posner; COVID-19 Update; News Items: Do Facemasks Work, Carbon Dioxide and the Pandemic, Distrust of Expertise Online, Closest Black Hole; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: R-Naught; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:46:41

The Skeptics Guide #774 - May 9 2020

5/9/2020
Special Guest: Richard Saunders; COVID-19 Update; News Items: Wandering Magnetic Poles, Air Plasma Jet Propulsion, Hydrogen Breathers, Murder Hornets, Prayer for COVID-19; Premium Wine Cards; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:48:40