Saturday, January 4, 2014

#77: The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe (2013)





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439 mins | 64 kbp/s | 202MB


Standing as the longest running and most successful science podcast, The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe balances informative and fresh discussion with a lighthearted, conversational rapport between its five panelists. Steve, Bob, Jay, Rebecca and Evan address all manner of pertinent issues with aplomb, covering the likes of the gluten free diet, GM food, the Higgs Boson, physics, and homeopathy. The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe is one of the most important podcasts there is, a bold confrontation of a world teeming with fanatics and frauds.


Timestamps
0:04:00 - Intro
0:16:00 - News
4:07:00 - Emails
4:45:00 - Name That Logical Fallacy
4:56:00 - Special topic
5:05:00 - Interview
6:50:00 - Science or Fiction?
7:18:00 - Skeptical Quote

Notes
The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe was a production of The New England Skeptical Society and SGU Productions. All clips in this episode are the property of those parties. This episode has been mastered at 64kbp/s, at the original audio quality of the shows available to us. The cover image is Barta IV and is used under a Creative Commons license.

Stars

Row A (Left to right): Steven Novella, Bob Novella, Jay Novella
Row B: Rebecca Watson, Evan Bernstein

Special guests
Sanal Edamaruku, George Hrab, Michael Mann, Paul Offit, Gerald Posner, John Rennie, Jon Ronson, Simon Singh

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