The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe

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: http://www.theskepticsguide.org

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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: http://www.theskepticsguide.org
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-06-09 06:49
last episode published
2019-06-08 12:00
publication frequency
3.55 days
Contributors
Dr. Steven Novella MD owner   author  
Explicit
false
Number of Episodes
1452
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Categories
Science & Medicine

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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
8.06.2019

The Skeptics Guide #726 - Jun 8 2019

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
1.06.2019

The Skeptics Guide #725 - Jun 1 2019

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
25.05.2019

The Skeptics Guide #724 - May 25 2019

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
25.05.2019

The Skeptics Guide #724 - May 25 2019

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
18.05.2019

The Skeptics Guide #723 - May 18 2019

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
18.05.2019

The Skeptics Guide #723 - May 18 2019

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
16.05.2019

BONUS Introducing Science Rules! with Bill Nye

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.
16.05.2019

BONUS Introducing Science Rules! with Bill Nye

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.
11.05.2019

The Skeptics Guide #722 - May 11 2019

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
11.05.2019

The Skeptics Guide #722 - May 11 2019

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
4.05.2019

The Skeptics Guide #721 - May 4 2019

Live from Bethlehem with guest George Hrab; News Items: Reading the Brain, JAMA on Medical Misinformation, Thanos Apocalypse, Fake Gay Cure; Skeptical Experiences; Science or Fiction
4.05.2019

The Skeptics Guide #721 - May 4 2019

Live from Bethlehem with guest George Hrab; News Items: Reading the Brain, JAMA on Medical Misinformation, Thanos Apocalypse, Fake Gay Cure; Skeptical Experiences; Science or Fiction
25.04.2019

The Skeptics Guide #720 - Apr 27 2019

News Items: Energy Free Cooling, First Molecule, Reviving Pig Brains, Fake Miracle Cure; Who's That Noisy; Your questions and E-mails: Journal Reliability; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
25.04.2019

The Skeptics Guide #720 - Apr 27 2019

News Items: Energy Free Cooling, First Molecule, Reviving Pig Brains, Fake Miracle Cure; Who's That Noisy; Your questions and E-mails: Journal Reliability; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
20.04.2019

The Skeptics Guide #719 - Apr 20 2019

News Items: FDA on GMO Labeling, Tabletop Fusion, Light Pollution, Another Mars Bacteria Claim, Biosynthetic Computer; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Flying Cars; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
20.04.2019

The Skeptics Guide #719 - Apr 20 2019

News Items: FDA on GMO Labeling, Tabletop Fusion, Light Pollution, Another Mars Bacteria Claim, Biosynthetic Computer; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Flying Cars; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
13.04.2019

The Skeptics Guide #718 - Apr 13 2019

News Items: Quantum Acupuncture, Flying Cars and Space Planes, Picture of Black Hole, Quantum Engine; Who's That Noisy; Questions and E-mails: Mexican Wave, Plastic Bags; Science or Fiction
13.04.2019

The Skeptics Guide #718 - Apr 13 2019

News Items: Quantum Acupuncture, Flying Cars and Space Planes, Picture of Black Hole, Quantum Engine; Who's That Noisy; Questions and E-mails: Mexican Wave, Plastic Bags; Science or Fiction
6.04.2019

The Skeptics Guide #717 - Apr 6 2019

News Items: Fossils from the KT, Brain Scans as Evidence, Mars Methane Mystery, AI Designed Materials; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: NASA Space Suits, Flat Earth Fail; Science or Fiction
6.04.2019

The Skeptics Guide #717 - Apr 6 2019

News Items: Fossils from the KT, Brain Scans as Evidence, Mars Methane Mystery, AI Designed Materials; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: NASA Space Suits, Flat Earth Fail; Science or Fiction
30.03.2019

The Skeptics Guide #716 - Mar 30 2019

Guest Rogue - Tyler Black; News Items: Back to the Moon, Get Rid of Statistical Significance, Alcosynth, Predicting Suicide, Coal vs Renewables; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
30.03.2019

The Skeptics Guide #716 - Mar 30 2019

Guest Rogue - Tyler Black; News Items: Back to the Moon, Get Rid of Statistical Significance, Alcosynth, Predicting Suicide, Coal vs Renewables; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
23.03.2019

The Skeptics Guide #715 - Mar 23 2019

Whaddya Know: Animals and Music; News Items: Black Holes and Space Travel, Sugary Drinks and Heart Disease, Electrical Stimulation for Depression; Dumbest Thing of the Week; Questions and E-mails: Atomic Clocks, GMOs; Science or Fiction
23.03.2019

The Skeptics Guide #715 - Mar 23 2019

Whaddya Know: Animals and Music; News Items: Black Holes and Space Travel, Sugary Drinks and Heart Disease, Electrical Stimulation for Depression; Dumbest Thing of the Week; Questions and E-mails: Atomic Clocks, GMOs; Science or Fiction
16.03.2019

The Skeptics Guide #714 - Mar 16 2019

Interview with Peter de Jager; News Items: Release of Golden Rice, How Intelligent is AI, Atomic Clock May Replace GPS System; Who's That Noisy; Questions and E-mails: Audio book, Champing at the Bit; Science or Fiction
16.03.2019

The Skeptics Guide #714 - Mar 16 2019

Interview with Peter de Jager; News Items: Release of Golden Rice, How Intelligent is AI, Atomic Clock May Replace GPS System; Who's That Noisy; Questions and E-mails: Audio book, Champing at the Bit; Science or Fiction
9.03.2019

The Skeptics Guide #713 - Mar 9 2019

News Items: Fake Sex Doctor, Psychic Sting, Homeopaths in Honduras, Seeing Infrared; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy: Global Warming Edition; Science or Fiction
9.03.2019

The Skeptics Guide #713 - Mar 9 2019

News Items: Fake Sex Doctor, Psychic Sting, Homeopaths in Honduras, Seeing Infrared; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy: Global Warming Edition; Science or Fiction
2.03.2019

The Skeptics Guide #712 - Mar 2 2019

What's the Word: Plenum; News Items: Expanded DNA Code, Quark Matter, Ancient Mobility, OneWeb Flies, Signature of Consciousness; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
2.03.2019

The Skeptics Guide #712 - Mar 2 2019

What's the Word: Plenum; News Items: Expanded DNA Code, Quark Matter, Ancient Mobility, OneWeb Flies, Signature of Consciousness; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
23.02.2019

The Skeptics Guide #711 - Feb 23 2019

News Items: Warning About Big Data in Science; Live from the AAAS: What Is Scientific Skepticism; Science or Fiction; Who's That Noisy; Follow Up on Jupiter's Magnetic Field and Insect Apocalypse
23.02.2019

The Skeptics Guide #711 - Feb 23 2019

News Items: Warning About Big Data in Science; Live from the AAAS: What Is Scientific Skepticism; Science or Fiction; Who's That Noisy; Follow Up on Jupiter's Magnetic Field and Insect Apocalypse
13.02.2019

The Skeptics Guide #710 - Feb 16 2019

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Alice Lee; News Items: Caring About Robots, Concrete Battery, Insect Collapse, Asteroid Mining; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
13.02.2019

The Skeptics Guide #710 - Feb 16 2019

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Alice Lee; News Items: Caring About Robots, Concrete Battery, Insect Collapse, Asteroid Mining; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
9.02.2019

The Skeptics Guide #709 - Feb 9 2019

News Items: Who Was Robin Hood, Medical Errors, Magnetic North Pole, Celery Juice, CRISPR Update; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
9.02.2019

The Skeptics Guide #709 - Feb 9 2019

News Items: Who Was Robin Hood, Medical Errors, Magnetic North Pole, Celery Juice, CRISPR Update; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
2.02.2019

The Skeptics Guide #708 - Feb 2 2019

What's the Word: Prosody; News Items: Cure for Cancer?; Liquid Fuel from Sunlight; Metallic Wood; Oldest Rock; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
2.02.2019

The Skeptics Guide #708 - Feb 2 2019

What's the Word: Prosody; News Items: Cure for Cancer?; Liquid Fuel from Sunlight; Metallic Wood; Oldest Rock; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
26.01.2019

The Skeptics Guide #707 - Jan 26 2019

Whaddya Know: Periodic Table; News Items: Measles Hotspot, New Atom Smasher, Mapping the Brain, Animals in Winter; Who's That Noisy; Dumbest Thing of the Week; Science or Fiction
26.01.2019

The Skeptics Guide #707 - Jan 26 2019

Whaddya Know: Periodic Table; News Items: Measles Hotspot, New Atom Smasher, Mapping the Brain, Animals in Winter; Who's That Noisy; Dumbest Thing of the Week; Science or Fiction
19.01.2019

The Skeptics Guide #706 - Jan 19 2019

News Items: Microbes on Mars, Memory Works Backwards, Elephants without Tusks, Dunning Kruger and GMOs, Room Temperature Superconductivity; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Your Questions and E-mails: Climate Change Around the World, Danger...
19.01.2019

The Skeptics Guide #706 - Jan 19 2019

News Items: Microbes on Mars, Memory Works Backwards, Elephants without Tusks, Dunning Kruger and GMOs, Room Temperature Superconductivity; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Your Questions and E-mails: Climate Change Around the World, Danger...
12.01.2019

The Skeptics Guide #705 - Jan 12 2019

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Nancy Grace Roman; News Items: Face Scanning for Disease, Cancer Stats and Crowdfunding Quackery, Cleaning Up Ocean Trash, Butterfly Decline, When Galaxies Collide; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Alpha G...
12.01.2019

The Skeptics Guide #705 - Jan 12 2019

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Nancy Grace Roman; News Items: Face Scanning for Disease, Cancer Stats and Crowdfunding Quackery, Cleaning Up Ocean Trash, Butterfly Decline, When Galaxies Collide; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Alpha G...
5.01.2019

The Skeptics Guide #704 - Jan 5 2019

Predictions for 2018 and 2019; News Items: Ultima Thule, Magic and Pseudoscience, AI Breakthrough; Science or Fiction
5.01.2019

The Skeptics Guide #704 - Jan 5 2019

Predictions for 2018 and 2019; News Items: Ultima Thule, Magic and Pseudoscience, AI Breakthrough; Science or Fiction
29.12.2018

The Skeptics Guide #703 - Dec 29 2018

2018 Year End Review; Best and Worst of 2018; SGUs Visit to the CIA; Science News of the Year; Skeptical Hero and Jackass of the year; In Memoriam; Science or Fiction
29.12.2018

The Skeptics Guide #703 - Dec 29 2018

2018 Year End Review; Best and Worst of 2018; SGUs Visit to the CIA; Science News of the Year; Skeptical Hero and Jackass of the year; In Memoriam; Science or Fiction
22.12.2018

The Skeptics Guide #702 - Dec 22 2018

Live from London; SGU Guide to Americanisms; Which Movies Need Sequels; Air Dryers vs Paper Towels; Classic Pseudoscience: ESP, Piltdown Man, Loch Ness Monster, UFOs; Science or Fiction
22.12.2018

The Skeptics Guide #702 - Dec 22 2018

Live from London; SGU Guide to Americanisms; Which Movies Need Sequels; Air Dryers vs Paper Towels; Classic Pseudoscience: ESP, Piltdown Man, Loch Ness Monster, UFOs; Science or Fiction