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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 #752 - Dec 7 2019

11/17/2019
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Special Guests - Richard Wiseman and George Hrab; Wiseman Interviews the Rogues on Skepticism; Audience Q&A; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:35:27

The Skeptics Guide #751 - Nov 30 2019

11/17/2019
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Special Guest - Richard Saunders; News Items: Sex Robots, Acupuncture Points Don't Exist, Nuclear Rockets, Fake News and False Memory; Psychic Detectives in Australia; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:37:29

The Skeptics Guide #750 - Nov 23 2019

11/17/2019
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Special Guest - Fraser Cain of Universe Today; Open discussion with Fraser about all things astronomy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:43:44

The Skeptics Guide #749 - Nov 16 2019

11/16/2019
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What I Learned: Antimicrobial Copper; News Items: AI Will to Survive, First Cyborg, Confessions of an Astrologer, National Parks and Mental Health, Meat from Air; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Craniometry Follow Up; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:41:15

The Skeptics Guide #748 - Nov 9 2019

11/9/2019
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5-10 Years: Growing Livers; News Items: Bacterial Colonies, Does Music Make You Smarter, Measles and Immunity, Bill Maher Anti-Vaxxer; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:38:41

The Skeptics Guide #747 - Nov 2 2019

11/2/2019
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News Items: Starship, New Kind of Black Hole, Organic Farming and Golden Rice, Craniometry; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Hydrogen Scam, Solar Minimum; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:25:04

The Skeptics Guide #746 - Oct 26 2019

10/26/2019
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Special Segment: Are We All Hypocrites; News Items: Prime Editing, Aluminum Air Batteries, The Blob, Holotropic Breathwork; Who's That Noisy; Dumbest Thing of the Week; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:27:06

The Skeptics Guide #745 - Oct 19 2019

10/19/2019
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What's the Word: Leucism; News Item: New NASA Spacesuits, Recycling Nuclear Fuel, Galactic Eruption, Searching for Earhart's Plane; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: More on Meat; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:44:43

The Skeptics Guide #744 - Oct 12 2019

10/12/2019
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Interview with Bruce Hood; 5-10 Year Follow Up: Fairy Circles; News Items: Nobel Prizes in Chemistry, Physics, and Medicine; Electric Jet Engines; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:29:58

The Skeptics Guide #743 - Oct 5 2019

10/5/2019
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Your Numbers Up: 666; News Items: Red Meat Controversy, Reusing Batteries, Bronze Age Baby Bottles, Planet Nine Black Hole; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Flu Vaccine and Herd Immunity; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:36:30

The Skeptics Guide #742 - Sep 28 2019

9/28/2019
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5-10 Year: Dinochicken; News Items: Fat Shaming, Warp Drive, TVs and Phones Communicating, Second Interstellar Object; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Survivorship Bias; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:36:58

The Skeptics Guide #741 - Sep 21 2019

9/21/2019
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News Items: 42, Eradicating Polio, Reverse Aging, Red Mercury, Crystal Healing, Biggest Neutron Star; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:29:54

The Skeptics Guide #740 - Sep 14 2019

9/14/2019
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News Items: Super Lightening, 20-Year Battery, NDE Study, CRISPR Trials, Holy Water Trial; Quickie: Loch Ness DNA; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:35:21

The Skeptics Guide #739 - Sep 7 2019

9/7/2019
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News Items: Carrington Event 160 Year Anniversary, Storm Area 51, Hurricane Dorian, Australopithecus anamensis, Human Effects on Environment, Genome Wide Association Study of Same Sex Behavior, Pluto Is Still Not a Planet; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:21:13

The Skeptics Guide #738 - Aug 31 2019

8/31/2019
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News Items: Extragalactic Exoplanets, Denisovan Teeth, Climate Change and Clouds, Planting Trees; What Do You Want For Your Funeral; Dumbest Thing of the Week; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:35:31

The Skeptics Guide #737 - Aug 24 2019

8/24/2019
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5-10 Years: Solar Roads; News Items: Wind Turbines, Bleach for Autism, Grain-Free Dog Food, Terraforming Mars; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:41:08

The Skeptics Guide #736 - Aug 17 2019

8/17/2019
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Your Numbers Up, News Items: Banana Fungus, Epstein Conspiracy, Weber's Law; Who's That Noisy; Changing the Calendar; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:34:08

The Skeptics Guide #735 - Aug 10 2019

8/10/2019
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News Items: Video Game Violence, Public Trusts in Scientists, Robot Workers, New Type of Star, Detecting Planet Cores; Who's That Noisy, Your Questions and E-mails: TMT Follow Up; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:36:28

The Skeptics Guide #734 - Aug 3 2019

8/3/2019
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What's the Word: Buffering; News Items: Signals from Earth, Acupuncture for Angina, Asteroid Near Miss, Rainmakers, Lyme Conspiracy; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy: Law of Truly Large Numbers; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:35:16

The Skeptics Guide #733 - Jul 27 2019

7/27/2019
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Whaddya Know: Beryllium; News Items: Telescope Protests, LightSail 2, Free Speech vs Professional Licensing, Autism Genetic, Bird Conspiracy; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:43:18