The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe

by Dr. Steven Novella MD · · · · 25 subscribers

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

COVID-19 Update; News Items: Human Curiosity, Twitter Bans QAnon, Uncuttable material, Bunny Ebola; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Shellenberger Letter; Science or Fiction

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Tags: skeptic, science, science & medicine, paranormal, psuedoscience, fringe-science, skepticism

Older Episodes

Interview with Stephon Alexander; Grant Imahara Dies; News Items: Dog Years Myth, Fighting Climate Change with Crushed Rock, Perception and Filtering, Unused EM Spectrum; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
COVID-19 Update; News Items: Roundness Bias, Pooled Testing, Insect Feed, Nuclear Thermal Propulsion; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Pasteurization, Police Shooting Retraction; Science or Fiction
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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