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The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe

By Dr. Steven Novella

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The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe is a weekly Podcast talkshow discussing the latest news and topics from the world of the paranormal, fringe science, and controversial claims from a scientific point of view. -The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe: Your escape to reality -Produced by the New England Skeptical Society in association with the James Randi Educational Foundation(JREF) : http://www.theness.com

Customer Reviews

A superior podcast

This show is a textbook example of what a podcast should be: thought provoking, entertaining, not over or under produced, and intriguing. If my friends and I sat around a microphone once a week, I can only hope we would sound this entertaining and thougtful. It is one of the few shows that tackles the tough and touchy issues surrounding reason and skepitcal thought that does not come across as arrogant, pretentious, or blindly finantical. Dr. Novella has a very "Tony Snow" quality to his vocal style that is a big help. I entreat anyone who reads this review to listent to just one show, and I highly suspect you won't be disappointed.

An excellent resource.

Informative and highly entertaining. The Skeptic’sfguide fills a long neglected void in media: The logical, scientifically valid perspective needed to counteract the coercive, deceptive and harmful messages of incredulous marketers, and charlatans who would subvert the human capacity for wonder to serve their own ends. Not since Carl Sagan’s cosmos has their been such an accessible, clearly communicated, and inspiring presentation of the scientific worldview. Who is this podcast for? Anyone who wants to learn more about science, especially how to think like a scientist, Anyone with an open mind, Anyone who sees value in the fruits of science (and that should include everyone with access to iTunes software). The podcast is ideal for students of science, but also the social sciences, and anyone who would like to be able to think logically, anyone who would like to learn how to make good, fair, and effective arguments, and anyone who wants to learn to defend themselves from those who would manipulate them. Keep up the great work Dr. Novella and fellow Skeptics!

Excellant for any skeptic . . .

Many things you hear are bogus ... you know they are ... are the talk shows and news stations going to tell you this? NO; they have ratings and advertisers to focus on. Finally a group of educated people decided to sit down and talk on a podcast that isn't worried about saying the wrong thing and upsetting the advertisers. They are not worried about upsetting the tender blind-to-reasoning general public. I think the only listeners that would stop listening to this are the bored people that pick up the tabloids at the grocery store. The rest of us skeptics are listening. And our numbers are growing. Could the end of Sylvia Browne's paycheck be in the future. Of course it can be. The scammers and con-artists don't want you to hear what Dr. Novella and the gang have to say. The bigfoot fanatics are double-checking their "proof". The Loch Ness monster has his bags packed. He's on his way out of town. This podcast is the first step towards a better world. I may have lost a lot of you back there quite a bit. Do this.... start at the first episode and work your way forward. The sound quality is kinda poor in the early episodes but the lively conversation makes up for it.

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