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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 #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

The Skeptics Guide #732 - Jul 20 2019

7/20/2019
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Live from NECSS; News Items: Apollo Video, Moon Strategy, Artificial Gravity, High Resolution MRI of the Brain, Gorilla Society; SGU Taste Test; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:24:24

The Skeptics Guide #731 - Jul 13 2019

7/13/2019
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5-10 Years: Recorded Future; News Items: Eating Jellies, Rebutting Denialism, Cancer Quackery on YouTube, Detecting Earthquakes; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:24:36

The Skeptics Guide #730 - Jul 6 2019

7/6/2019
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Forgotten Superheroes of Science; News Items: The Bystander Effect, Drones on Titan, Simulating the Universe; Your Questions and E-mails: Lactic Acid, Climate Change; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:26:39

The Skeptics Guide #729 - Jun 29 2019

6/29/2019
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Interview with Evan Saitta about Dinosaur Proteins; News Items:Deep Space Atomic Clock, Printing Vaccines, Carbon Capture, Horny Kids; Who's That Noisy; E-mails and Questions: Thai Language, Audio Pareidolia; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:46:04

The Skeptics Guide #728 - Jun 22 2019

6/22/2019
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Interview with Richard Wiseman; 5-10 Years: Contact Lens TVs; News Items: Radioactive Energy Cards, Hungry Brain Puppy Dog Eyes; Who's That Noisy; Chernobyl Follow Up; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:44:11

The Skeptics Guide #727 - Jun 15 2019

6/15/2019
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News Items: Theory of Everything, FBI Bigfoot Files, Starlink, Evaluating Chernobyl; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Closest Planet, Married Bliss; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:37:14

The Skeptics Guide #726 - Jun 8 2019

6/8/2019
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Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Anne Dagg; News Items: WHO and TCM, Solar Cell Defect Solved, Mutation Affects HIV and Flu, Defense Lasers; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Closest Planet; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:45:26

The Skeptics Guide #725 - Jun 1 2019

6/1/2019
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News Items: Hyperloop Update, Smart Clothing, Misreporting Medical News, Murray Gell-Mann Dies, Happiness; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Bandwidth; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:49:54

The Skeptics Guide #724 - May 25 2019

5/25/2019
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News Items: Life on Mars, Stem Cell Scams, Mandatory Vaccines, NASA Moon Base Plans; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Jevon's Paradox; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:44:24

The Skeptics Guide #723 - May 18 2019

5/18/2019
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Interview with Dark Matter specialist, Bjeorn Penning; News Items: 5G is Coming, Hardy Exoplanets, Moonquakes, Don't Farm Octopuses; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:35:48

BONUS Introducing Science Rules! with Bill Nye

5/16/2019
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We are excited to introduce you to Bill Nye's new podcast Science Rules! Bill takes phone calls and answers peoples questions about anything science related. Science Rules! Is out NOW - find it in your favorite podcast app.

Duration:00:05:44

The Skeptics Guide #722 - May 11 2019

5/11/2019
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Interview with Daniel Clark, Director of Behind the Curve; News Items: Reporting UFOs, Phosphorene Nanoribbons, Hearables; Who's That Noisy; Dumbest Thing of the Week; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:41:21