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#1
Podcast Episodes / The Skeptics Guide #971 - Feb 17 2024
February 17, 2024, 11:24:46 AM
The Skeptics Guide #971 - Feb 17 2024

Quickie with Bob - Metalenses; News Items: Flow Batteries, Green Roofs, LEGO MRI scanner, The Future Circular Collider, Mayo Clinic and Reiki; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #971 - Feb 17 2024
#2
Podcast Episodes / The Skeptics Guide #970 - Feb 10 2024
February 10, 2024, 11:56:29 AM
The Skeptics Guide #970 - Feb 10 2024

What's the Word: Cardinal; News Items: New Virus-Like Microbes Found, SLIM Lunar Lander, Misinformation and Wellness Influencers, Super Earth in Habitable Zone, Climate Change and Storms; Who's That Noisy, Name That Logical Fallacy, Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #970 - Feb 10 2024
#3
Podcast Episodes / The Skeptics Guide #970 - Feb 10 2024
February 10, 2024, 11:55:13 AM
The Skeptics Guide #970 - Feb 10 2024

What's the Word: Cardinal; News Items: New Virus-Like Microbes Found, SLIM Lunar Lander, Misinformation and Wellness Influencers, Super Earth in Habitable Zone, Climate Change and Storms; Who's That Noisy, Name That Logical Fallacy, Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #970 - Feb 10 2024
#4
Podcast Episodes / The Skeptics Guide #969 - Feb 3 2024
February 05, 2024, 08:11:23 AM
The Skeptics Guide #969 - Feb 3 2024

Interview with Dustin Bates of Starset; News Items: Neuralink Implant, Love on the Brain, Amelia Earhart Plane Evidence, Hiding Sickness, Cicada Double Brood; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Moon Timeline, Long Acting Insulin; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #969 - Feb 3 2024
#5
Podcast Episodes / The Skeptics Guide #969 - Feb 3 2024
February 03, 2024, 12:18:40 PM
The Skeptics Guide #969 - Feb 3 2024

Interview with Justin Bates of Starset; News Items: Neuralink Implant, Love on the Brain, Amelia Earhart Plane Evidence, Hiding Sickness, Cicada Double Brood; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Moon Timeline, Long Acting Insulin; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #969 - Feb 3 2024
#6
The Skeptics Guide #968 - Jan 27 2024

Swindler's List: Deep Fake Robot Call; News Item: Oxygen Bottleneck, NASA Opens Osiris Rex Canister, Learning and Longevity, DNA Directed Assembly, Bleach Peddler Sentenced; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Nuclear Batteries; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #968 - Jan 27 2024
#7
The Skeptics Guide #967 - Jan 20 2024

Interview with Robert Sapolsky; News Items: Betavolt 50 Year Battery, Moon Landing Delayed, Cloned Monkeys, Converting CO2 into Carbon Nanofibers, Bad Fen Shui; Who's That Noisy; From TikTok: Jellyfish UFO; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #967 - Jan 20 2024
#8
The Skeptics Guide #966 - Jan 13 2024

Dumbest Thing of the Week; News Items: Dual Sympathetic Response, Peregrine Moon Mission, Solar Eclipse, Boy Beats Tetris; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Dimensional Weight; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #966 - Jan 13 2024
#9
Podcast Episodes / The Skeptics Guide #965 - Jan 6 2024
January 06, 2024, 01:10:56 PM
The Skeptics Guide #965 - Jan 6 2024

Psychic Predictions for 2023 and Rogue Predictions for 2024; News Items: Dosing Gene Expression, Solar Tower, Alzheimer's Virus, Quark Matter, Scientology RICO; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #965 - Jan 6 2024
#10
Podcast Episodes / The Skeptics Guide #964 - Dec 30 2023
December 30, 2023, 11:58:41 AM
The Skeptics Guide #964 - Dec 30 2023

2023 Year in Review; Best Science of the Year; Best SGU Moments; Best Interviews; Skeptical Heroes and Jackasses of the Year; In Memorium; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #964 - Dec 30 2023
#11
Podcast Episodes / The Skeptics Guide #964 - Dec 30 2023
December 30, 2023, 11:57:29 AM
The Skeptics Guide #964 - Dec 30 2023

2023 Year in Review; Best Science of the Year; Best SGU Moments; Best Interviews; Skeptical Heroes and Jackasses of the Year; In Memorium; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #964 - Dec 30 2023
#12
Podcast Episodes / The Skeptics Guide #963 - Dec 23 2023
December 23, 2023, 08:42:34 AM
The Skeptics Guide #963 - Dec 23 2023

Special Guest: Eli Bosnick; Quickie with Steve: Iron Spheres are Terrestrial; News Items: Lunar Roads, Misinformation vs Disinformation, Gravitational Waves As Fast As Light, Fluoride and IQ, Dark GPT; Skeptics and Paranormal Experiences; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #963 - Dec 23 2023
#13
Podcast Episodes / The Skeptics Guide #962 - Dec 16 2023
December 16, 2023, 12:28:32 PM
The Skeptics Guide #962 - Dec 16 2023

Interview with Jessica McCabe of How to ADHD; Special Segment: Zelle Scams; News Items: Neuromorphic Supercomputer, Sodium Ion Batteries, Lab Grown Coffee, Lunar Anthropocene; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Nazi Synthetic Fuel; Who Said That; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #962 - Dec 16 2023
#14
Podcast Episodes / The Skeptics Guide #961 - Dec 9 2023
December 09, 2023, 11:12:51 AM
The Skeptics Guide #961 - Dec 9 2023

Quickie with Bob: Ceramic Storage; News Items: Quantum Gravity, X-Prize for Health Span, ECT Effects on the Brain, Building New Materials with AI and Robots; From Tik Tok: Electric Car Without Charging; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #961 - Dec 9 2023
#15
Podcast Episodes / The Skeptics Guide #961 - Dec 9 2023
December 09, 2023, 11:10:49 AM
The Skeptics Guide #961 - Dec 9 2023

Quickie with Bob: Ceramic Storage; News Items: Quantum Gravity, X-Prize for Health Span, ECT Effects on the Brain, Building New Materials with AI and Robots; From Tik Tok: Electric Car Without Charging; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #961 - Dec 9 2023
#16
Podcast Episodes / The Skeptics Guide #961 - Dec 9 2023
December 09, 2023, 11:09:02 AM
The Skeptics Guide #961 - Dec 9 2023

Quickie with Bob: Ceramic Storage; News Items: Quantum Gravity, X-Prize for Health Span, ECT Effects on the Brain, Building New Materials with AI and Robots; From Tik Tok: Electric Car Without Charging; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #961 - Dec 9 2023
#17
Podcast Episodes / The Skeptics Guide #960 - Dec 2 2023
December 02, 2023, 11:56:22 AM
The Skeptics Guide #960 - Dec 2 2023

News Items: Internet Use and Mental Health, Methane Capture, Bitter Revenge, Underground Microbes, PopSci Magazine Closes; Quickie with Steve: LK-99 Debunked; Who's That Noisy, Question and E-mails: Dr. GPT; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #960 - Dec 2 2023
#18
Podcast Episodes / The Skeptics Guide #959 - Nov 25 2023
November 25, 2023, 12:28:28 PM
The Skeptics Guide #959 - Nov 25 2023

What's the Word: Rugae; News Items: 3D Printing Soft Robots, First CRISPR Treatment Approved, Omicron Update, Lunar Library; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Trust in Science, Fashion; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #959 - Nov 25 2023
#19
Podcast Episodes / The Skeptics Guide #958 - Nov 18 2023
November 18, 2023, 11:50:21 AM
The Skeptics Guide #958 - Nov 18 2023

Special Guest: George Hrab; Swindler's List: Romance Scam; News Items: Whole Eye Transplant, Hottest Year on Record, Neutron Thickness, Hydrogen Deposit in France, Trust in Science Declining; Who's That Noisy; Questions and E-mails: Oldest Photo; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #958 - Nov 18 2023
#20
Podcast Episodes / The Skeptics Guide #957 - Nov 11 2023
November 11, 2023, 12:24:54 PM
The Skeptics Guide #957 - Nov 11 2023

Interview with James Burke; Dumbest Thing of the Week; News Items: ESA Plans Space Capsule, Oldest Evidence of Projective Weapons, Vaccine for Cocaine Addiction, Ancient Planet Buried in Earth's Mantle, Bankman-Fried Guilty; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #957 - Nov 11 2023
#21
Podcast Episodes / The Skeptics Guide #956 - Nov 4 2023
November 04, 2023, 08:56:21 AM
The Skeptics Guide #956 - Nov 4 2023

Special Guest: Christian Hubicki; DragonCon Panels: Skepticism and Gaming, Government Coverup of UAPs, Generation Ships; News Items: Augmented Reality Social Reaction, How Stars Become Magnetars, Recent Mission to the Moon, Different Types of Mass; Special Report: Global Warming Policy; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #956 - Nov 4 2023
#22
The Skeptics Guide #955 - Oct 28 2023

What's the Word: Benthic vs Pelagic; News Items: Age of the Moon, CVS and Homeopathy, Black Holes Do Spin, Paranormal Investigators and Police, Human Epoch; Who's That Noisy; You Questions and E-mails: Driverless Cars, Home Air Filters; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #955 - Oct 28 2023
#23
The Skeptics Guide #954 - Oct 21 2023

Swindler's List: The IT Scam; News Items: Driverless Cars, Dead Whale Mystery, Filtering Wildfire Air, New Law of Nature Proposed, The Real Count Dracula; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Last After the Big Bang; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #954 - Oct 21 2023
#24
The Skeptics Guide #953 - Oct 14 2023

Interview with Dan Friesen and Jordan Holmes from the Knowledge Fight podcast; Quickie with Bob: Solar Panels at Proxima Centauri; News Items: Oldest Evidence of Humans in Americas, Addictive Foods, Using CRISPR to Make Chickens Flu Resistant, Superheavy Elements, Prehistoric Solar Storms; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Nobel Peace Prize; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #953 - Oct 14 2023
#25
Podcast Episodes / The Skeptics Guide #952 - Oct 4 2023
October 07, 2023, 11:40:17 AM
The Skeptics Guide #952 - Oct 4 2023

Interview with Physicist Lars Martin; News Items: Nobel Prizes in Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, and Physics; Radio Telescope on the Moon; FEMA Alert Conspiracy; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Red Dye and ADHD; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #952 - Oct 4 2023
#26
Podcast Episodes / The Skeptics Guide #952 - Oct 4 2023
October 07, 2023, 11:39:17 AM
The Skeptics Guide #952 - Oct 4 2023

Interview with Physicist Lars Martin; News Items: Nobel Prizes in Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, and Physics; Radio Telescope on the Moon; FEMA Alert Conspiracy; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Red Dye and ADHD; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #952 - Oct 4 2023
#27
Podcast Episodes / The Skeptics Guide #951 - Sep 30 2023
September 30, 2023, 12:29:00 PM
The Skeptics Guide #951 - Sep 30 2023

Discussion about Misinformation; News Items: Zoom Backgrounds, Manifesting Fails, Tong Test of AGI, Looking for Service Worlds, NASA Recovers Asteroid Sample; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Natural Gas vs Coal; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #951 - Sep 30 2023
#28
Podcast Episodes / The Skeptics Guide #950 - Sep 23 2023
September 23, 2023, 11:29:13 AM
The Skeptics Guide #950 - Sep 23 2023

News Items: CAR-T Therapy, Martian Life, Oldest Wooden Structure, Mexican Alien Bodies, Signature of Life Found on Exoplanet; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #950 - Sep 23 2023
#29
Podcast Episodes / The Skeptics Guide #949 - Sep 16 2023
September 16, 2023, 09:01:00 AM
The Skeptics Guide #949 - Sep 16 2023

Special Guest: Christian Hubicki; DragonCon 2023 Highlights; Robots of the Future; News Items: Exploding Batteries and Deorbiting Satellites, Dark Stars, AI Drone Racing, Settling Mars, Stress Patches; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #949 - Sep 16 2023
#30
Podcast Episodes / The Skeptics Guide #948 - Sep 9 2023
September 09, 2023, 11:43:40 AM
The Skeptics Guide #948 - Sep 9 2023

Interview with Anna Blakney; News Items: ChatGPT University Performance, Geothermal Energy, Failed Star, Doctor and NDEs; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #948 - Sep 9 2023
#31
Podcast Episodes / The Skeptics Guide #947 - Sep 2 2023
September 02, 2023, 08:17:06 AM
The Skeptics Guide #947 - Sep 2 2023

Live from Tucson with special guest George Hrab; Special Report: Death of P22; News Items: Toughest Metal, Eyewear from Coffee Grounds, Water Worlds, Psychic Fraud; Discussion Topic: Cancelling Celebrities; Experts Advice; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #947 - Sep 2 2023
#32
The Skeptics Guide #946 - Aug 26 2023

News Items: Releasing Fukushima Radioactive Water, Online Gaming and Mental Health, Gradient Nanostructured Steel, Supernova and Neutrinos, Recent Lunar Missions; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Gender Affirming Care and Regret; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #946 - Aug 26 2023
#33
The Skeptics Guide #945 - Aug 19 2023

News Items: Deep Space Network, Identifying Misinformation, Regret and Gender Affirming Care, Localizing Hidden Consciousness, Ice Baths; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Metazoan Correction; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #945 - Aug 19 2023
#34
The Skeptics Guide #944 - Aug 12 2023

5-10 Year: Loch Ness; News Items: Depression Does Not Cause Cancer, Hidden Undersea World, AI vs Robo Calls, Cement Supercapacitor; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: More on EVs, RFK Jr on Tik Tok; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #944 - Aug 12 2023
#35
The Skeptics Guide #943 - Aug 5 2023

What's the Word: Mereology; News Items: Glass Coated DNA, How Deadly in Heat, Australian Psychics, Speech Deepfake,s; Special Report: Electric Vehicle Myths; Quickie with Bob: Heaviest Animal; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #943 - Aug 5 2023
#36
The Skeptics Guide #942 - Jul 29 2023

Quickie With Steve: Another Alzheimer Drug; News Items: Can AI Learn Like Humans, Room Temperature Superconductor, A Galaxy Without Dark Matter, Men Convicted for Mineral Solution; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Talent vs Skill; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #942 - Jul 29 2023
#37
The Skeptics Guide #942 - Jul 29 2023

Quickie With Steve: Another Alzheimer Drug; News Items: Can AI Learn Like Humans, Room Temperature Superconductor, A Galaxy Without Dark Matter, Men Convicted for Mineral Solution; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Talent vs Skill; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #942 - Jul 29 2023
#38
The Skeptics Guide #941 - Jul 22 2023

News Items: Early Woodworking, Genetic Engineering to Fight Malaria, How We Determine What's True, Killing Bacteria, Nanopatch Pseudoscience; Your Questions and E-mails: Fishercat vs Red Fox, Thorium Reactors; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #941 - Jul 22 2023
#39
The Skeptics Guide #940 - Jul 15 2023

Special Guests: George Hrab and Andrea Jones Roy; Dumbest Thing of the Week: Meteors and Alien Craft; News Items: Leqembi for Alzheimer's, Jeffrey Epstein Not Murdered, When Will Betelgeuse Explode, Can AI Solve Math Problems; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #940 - Jul 15 2023
#40
The Skeptics Guide #939 - Jul 8 2023

Quickie with Bob: The Impossible Planet; News Items: Activity Late in Life, Hominid Cannibals, Aspartame and Cancer, FAA Approves Flying Car, Neutrino Image of Galaxy; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Homelessness, Titan Failure, Canadian Forests; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #939 - Jul 8 2023
#41
The Skeptics Guide #939 - Jul 8 2023

Quickie with Bob: The Impossible Planet; News Items: Activity Late in Life, Hominid Cannibals, Aspartame and Cancer, FAA Approves Flying Car, Neutrino Image of Galaxy; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Homelessness, Titan Failure, Canadian Forests; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #939 - Jul 8 2023
#42
The Skeptics Guide #938 - Jul 1 2023

What's The Word: Decussate; News Items: Ripples in Spacetime, Mars Simulation, Multimillion Dollar Psychic Scam, Who Is Most Susceptible to Misinformation, Malaria in Flroida; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Existential Dread; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #938 - Jul 1 2023
#43
The Skeptics Guide #938 - Jul 1 2023

What's The Word: Decussate; News Items: Ripples in Spacetime, Mars Simulation, Multimillion Dollar Psychic Scam, Who Is Most Susceptible to Misinformation, Malaria in Flroida; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Existential Dread; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #938 - Jul 1 2023
#44
The Skeptics Guide #937 - Jun 24 2023

News Items: Neuroforecasting, Coastal Erosion, Milky Way's Supermassive Blackhole, Aliens in Vegas, Alcohol Use Disorder; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Latitude and Daylight, Debating RFK Jr.; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #937 - Jun 24 2023
#45
The Skeptics Guide #936 - Jun 17 2023

Interview with David Kyle Johnson; News Items: Schizophrenia and Autoimmune Disease, 3D Printing Glass, Smoke Blocks Solar Power, Retooling Ribosome Translation, Ivory Billed Woodpecker Again; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: UFO Sighting; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #936 - Jun 17 2023
#46
The Skeptics Guide #935 - Jun 10 2023

Special Report: Canadian Fires and Global Warming; News Items: The Coming of AR, The Causes of Cultural Differences, Space Travel and Brain Health, UFO Whistleblower; Your Questions and E-mails: Corrections, Breaking Placebo Effects; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #935 - Jun 10 2023
#47
The Skeptics Guide #934 - Jun 3 2023

Quickie with Bob: Brain Stimulation; News Items: Harvesting Energy from Air, Breakups and Hindsight Bias, AI Seance, Monster Stars; Your Questions and E-mails: Attenboroughs, Trees and CO2; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #934 - Jun 3 2023
#48
The Skeptics Guide #933 - May 27 2023

Live Recording with special guest George Hrab; Quickie with Cara: New York is Sinking; News Items: Fourth Meal, Artemis Update, Making Fuel from Sunlight, Most Dangerous Toy, The Science of Reading, Urban Evolution; AI Voice Simulator, Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #933 - May 27 2023
#49
The Skeptics Guide #932 - May 20 2023

News Items: Microsoft Signs Up For Fusion, Robot Helpers, DNA Everywhere, The Evolution of Butterflies, CO2 and Lab Grown Meat; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #932 - May 20 2023
#50
The Skeptics Guide #931 - May 13 2023

Quickie with Bob: Pangenome; News Items: Fake Studies, Germany and Nuclear Power, Moon Landing Hoax Again, Earth Viewed by Alien Civilization; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Dunning-Kruger Revisited; Science or Fiction

Source: The Skeptics Guide #931 - May 13 2023