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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http://www.theskepticsguide.org/podcast/sgu
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: http://www.theskepticsguide.org
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-03-17 00:46
last episode published
2019-03-16 12:00
publication frequency
7.1 days
Contributors
Dr. Steven Novella MD owner   author  
Explicit
false
Number of Episodes
714
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Categories
Science & Medicine

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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
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
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
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
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
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...
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
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
15.12.2018

The Skeptics Guide #701 - Dec 15 2018

Interview with Susan Gerbic; Guest Rogue Brian Trent; What's the Word: Philopatry; News Items: Release Active Drugs, Voyage 2 Update, Fast Radio Bursts Alien Hypothesis, China's Moon Mission, The Chickenocene; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
8.12.2018

The Skeptics Guide #700 - Dec 8 2018

Interview with Nick Pyenson; Living in the era of fake news; News Items: Back to the Moon, Gene Editing Babies; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
1.12.2018

The Skeptics Guide #699 - Dec 1 2018

News Items: Global Warming Report, The New Kilogram, Insight Mars Lander; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Atlantis Claim; Science or Fiction
21.11.2018

The Skeptics Guide #698 - Nov 24 2018

QED 2018 Private Show with guest rogue George Hrab; Audience Q&A; Personal Heroes; Science or Fiction
17.11.2018

The Skeptics Guide #697 - Nov 17 2018

Guest Rogue: Devin Bray; What's the Word: Cybernetics; News Items: Earth's Dusty Satellites, How We Think, The Mad Russian, Engineering Photsynthesis; Is Stuff Real; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
10.11.2018

The Skeptics Guide #696 - Nov 10 2018

What's The Word: Agglutination; News Items: Oumuamua Update, Glasses for Color Blindness, Anti-Gravity, NASA Retires Kepler, New Controversial Opioid; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails; Science or Fiction
3.11.2018

The Skeptics Guide #695 - Nov 3 2018

Live from Cambridge; Complete the Science Headline; News Items: Reliability vs Validity, Soyuz Failed Launch, Hot Jupiters, Bottom Baryons, UFO Government Waste, What Is Psychopathy; Science or Fiction
27.10.2018

The Skeptics Guide #694 - Oct 27 2018

Live from QED 2018; Special Guest: Michael Marshall; Name That Pseudoscience; News Items: GMO-Free Himalayan Salt, Drugs in your Supplements, Fast Radio Burst Update, How Many Faces Do You Know, The Surface of Europa, Black Holes and Dark Matter, Lates...
20.10.2018

The Skeptics Guide #693 - Oct 20 2018

SGU Debate Club: GM Humans, Is College for Everyone, Book vs Movie; Q&A
13.10.2018

The Skeptics Guide #692 - Oct 13 2018

What's the Word: Epistocracy; News Items: Ultrafaint Dwarf Galaxies, Monkeys and Wolves, WHO and TCM, Iron Age Sword, HPV Vaccine Update; Most Desirable Artifact; Science or Fiction
6.10.2018

The Skeptics Guide #691 - Oct 6 2018

Forgotten Superhero of Science: Eunice Newton Foote; News Items: Nobel Prizes in Medicine, Physics, and Chemistry, Survey on New Age Beliefs; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Traumatic Memory; Science or Fiction
29.09.2018

The Skeptics Guide #690 - Sep 29 2018

What's the Word: Pathognomonic; News Items: Oldest Animal, Mosquito Apocalypse, Asteroid Pics, Croydon Cat Killer, Octopuses on Ecstasy; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Flu Season, That's Crazy; Science or Fiction
22.09.2018

The Skeptics Guide #689 - Sep 22 2019

What's the Word: Basionym; News Items: Space X Flying to the Moon, Proxima b Weather, Wasps Are Important Too, Star vs Planet, Personality Types; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
15.09.2018

The Skeptics Guide #688 - Sep 15 2018

What's the Word: Trophic; News Items: Bogus Personality Tests, Pluto Revisited, Light Sails, Growing Brains; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
8.09.2018

The Skeptics Guide #687 - Sep 8 2018

Live from DragonCon; SGU Book Update; News Items: CRISPR Halts Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Nudging Asteroids into Earth Orbit, Illusory Control, Evidence of Previous Universes, Shatner on VR, Seeing Only Movement; Science or Fiction
1.09.2018

The Skeptics Guide #686 - Sep 1 2018

NECSS Private Show with George Hrab and Hai Ting; News Items: Why We Yawn, Motivated Reasoning vs Lazy Thinking, Isreali Moon Probe; Questions from George; Science or Fiction
25.08.2018

The Skeptics Guide #685 - Aug 25 2018

What's the Word: Transfect; News Items: Room Temperature Superconductor Questioned, Teleology and Conspiracies, Kratom Poisoning, Neanderthal Denisovan Child, Neutron Stars; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
18.08.2018

The Skeptics Guide #684 - Aug 18 2018

What's the Word: Phenomenology; News Items: Dunning Kruger Anti-vaccine Edition, Alien Abduction Stories, Smallpox Drug, Roundup Verdict, Schwarzite; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Arable Land; Science or Fiction
11.08.2018

The Skeptics Guide #683 - Aug 11 2018

Interview with Sean Carroll; What's the Word: Orthogonal; News Items: Remembering is Seeing, Hothouse Tipping Point, Novel Amino Acids, Weird, Rogue Planet, Corporal Punishment; Who's that Noisy; Questions and E-mails: Monkeys and Apes; Science or Fict...
4.08.2018

The Skeptics Guide #682 - Aug 4 2018

Interview with Robert Kurson, author of Rocket Men; What's the Word: Stylometry; News Items: Terraforming Mars, Shifty Eyes, Scutoid; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
28.07.2018

The Skeptics Guide #681 - Jul 28 2018

Interview with Alethea Dean; What's the Word: Stridulation; News Items: Lake on Mars, Reanalyzing the Drake Equation, In Search Of Reboot, More Energy Nonsense; Who's That Noisy, Science or Fiction
21.07.2018

The Skeptics Guide #680 - Jul 21 2018

Live from NECSS 2018 with special guest Bill Nye; News Items: Time Machine, Iceman's Last Meal, Training for Mars, Cosmic Ray Source, Virtual Reality Therapy, Testing Gravity; What's the Word: Definitions; Science or Fiction
11.07.2018

The Skeptics Guide #679 - Jul 14 2018

What's the Word: Etiology; News Items: Quantum Woo, Probing the Sun, Bullet Proof, Spider Ballooning, Hogweed; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Bio-Degradable Plastics; Science or Fiction
7.07.2018

The Skeptics Guide #678 - Jul 7 2018

What's the Word: Adsorption; News Items: Harlan Ellison Dies, Complex Organic Molecules on Enceladus, Clever Crows, New England Supervolcano, Marshmallow Test Revisited; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Non-Ionizing Radiation; Science or F...
30.06.2018

The Skeptics Guide #677 - Jun 30 2018

What's the Word: Endophyte; News Items: DNA Testing, Anti-Smart Meter Pseudoscience, Keeping Ahead of the Expanding Universe, Roots of Alcoholism; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Brit-Bashing; Science or Fiction
23.06.2018

The Skeptics Guide #676 - Jun 23 2018

What's the Word: Vector; News Items: Video Game Addiction, Continent of Stability, Return of Astrology, Antarctic Ice; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Polio Follow Up; Science or Fiction
16.06.2018

The Skeptics Guide #675 - Jun 16 2018

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Rachel Carson; News Items: Lying About Golden Rice, Solar Roads Again, Polio Comeback, Fastest Supercomputer; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
9.06.2018

The Skeptics Guide #674 - Jun 9 2018

What's the Word: Hermeneutic; News Items: Sterile Neutrino, Tardigrade Lifespan, Louis Vitton Rainmaker, Panspermia Follow Up; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Balance of Nature; Science or Fiction
2.06.2018

The Skeptics Guide #673 - Jun 2 2018

What's the Word: Irruptive; News Items: Colonizing Mars, Multivitamin Meta-analysis, AI Diagnostics, Musk's Twitter Breakdown; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
26.05.2018

The Skeptics Guide #672 - May 26 2018

Interview with Jennifer Ouellette; What's the Word: Sapient vs Sentient; News Items: Cancer Quackery Death, EM Drive Follow Up, Loch Ness DNA, Largest Salamanders; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Panspermia; Science or Fiction
19.05.2018

The Skeptics Guide #671 - May 19 2018

What's the Word: Cansanguineous; News Items: Yanny or Laurel, Google Duplex, Falcon-9 Launches, Coffee a Carcinogen, Alien Octopuses; Science or Fiction
12.05.2018

The Skeptics Guide #670 - May 12 2018

Interview with Adam Becker; What's the Word: Epiphyte; News Items: Knowledge of Evolution, Hawaii Volcanic Activity, Spider Silk and Steel, Toxic Moon Dust; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
5.05.2018

The Skeptics Guide #669 - May 5 2018

Interview with Ethan Winer; What's the Word: Fallacy; News Items: Flipping Magnetic Fields, Self-Assembling Space Telescope, JFK Headshot, Growing Brains; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Annealing vs Tempering; Science or Fiction
28.04.2018

The Skeptics Guide #668 - Apr 28 2018

Interview with Tobias Fuchslin; What's the Word: Annealing; News Items: Echochambers, Organic Solar Cells, Self-Cleaning Coating; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
21.04.2018

The Skeptics Guide #667 - Apr 21 2018

News Items: Communicating without Speaking, Nutrition Pseudoscience, Rare Earths, Eating Plastic; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Acidic Food; Science or Fiction
14.04.2018

The Skeptics Guide #666 - Apr 14 2018

What's the Word: Demon; News Items: 666, Buzz Aldrin and Aliens, AI Good and Evil, The Business of Exorcism, The Power of Satan; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Acidic vs Alkiline diet; Science or Fiction
7.04.2018

The Skeptics Guide #665 - Apr 7 2018

Interview with Mark Lynas; What's the Word: Atavism,; News Items: Cell Phones and Cancer, Robot Bees on Mars, Largest Dinosaurs; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Math, Interstitium Pseudoscience; Science or Fiction