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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 #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

The Skeptics Guide #773 - May 2 2020

5/2/2020
COVID-19 Update; News Items: New Row of Periodic Table, Safest Coffee, Pentagon UFO Videos, Malaria Vaccine; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Informed Consent; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:42:43

The Skeptics Guide #772 - Apr 25 2020

4/25/2020
Covid-19 Update; News Items: The Science Frontier, Bizarre Bacteria, UV Light and Covid-19, Diamond Energy Storage, Reproducing Cactus Coral; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: False Negatives; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:37:11

The Skeptics Guide #771 - Apr 18 2020

4/18/2020
Covid-19 Update; News Items: Coronavirus Deaths in New York, Sterilizing Masks, Oldest String, Demand Characteristics, Lunar Radio Telescope; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Your Questions and E-mails: Potent Venom; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:43:34

The Skeptics Guide #770 - Apr 11 2020

4/11/2020
Interview with Kevin Peter Hand; COVID-19 Update; What's The Word: Fomite; News Items: 5G and COVID-19, The TP Hubbub, Mining Space, Comet Atlas; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:47:01

The Skeptics Guide #769 - Apr 4 2020

4/4/2020
COVID-19 Update; News Items: Don't Drink Poison, Decoding Speech from Brainwaves, Using Urine to Build a Moon Base, Evolution of Land Plants; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:31:17

The Skeptics Guide #768 - Mar 28 2020

3/28/2020
COVID-19 Update; News Items: COV-2 Has Natural Origin, Snake Oil Kills, Fake Dead Sea Scrolls Revealed, Cannabinoids for Acute Pain, Why Do Females Live Longer; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:42:41

The Skeptics Guide #767 - Mar 21 2020

3/21/2020
5-10 Years - Arsenic Based Life; News Items:Hoarders of the Pandemic, Evolution of Anxiety, Extreme Depth of Focus Lens, Predicting the Present; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Neonatal Vitamin K; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:37:59

The Skeptics Guide #766 - Mar 14 2020

3/14/2020
What's the Word: Moiety; News Items: Shorter Day in Past, Handwashing, CAM for Coronavirus, Lift Follow Up; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:37:15

The Skeptics Guide #765 - Mar 7 2020

3/7/2020
Interview with Ann Druyan; Swindler's List: Tax Scams; News Items: Dinosaur Proteins and DNA, Wetlands vs Levees, Largest Explosion; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:41:31

The Skeptics Guide #764 - Feb 29 2020

2/29/2020
Your Number's Up: The Speed of Light; News Items: How Planes Fly, Binaural Beats, Non-Breathing Animal, Rocketman Dies in Crash; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Seahawks, SGU 2035; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:32:15

The Skeptics Guide #763 - Feb 22 2020

2/22/2020
News Items: Oldest Crater and Snowball Earth, The Broomstick Challenge, Hypoallergenic Cats, Betelgeuse, Supernova, and Neutrinos, Genetics of Dating; Science or Fiction

Duration:01:36:34