Skepticality:The Official Podcast of Skeptic Magazine

Official Podcast of Skeptic Magazine

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We're tired of pertinent social and science news being buried by clap trap. Our podcast is here to bring you relevant, under reported current events, as well as in-depth discussions from a scientific, critical, skeptical, and humorous point of view. Derek and Swoopy are your hosts, filling your pod and your brain with skeptical insight and conversation, sometimes heated, on a plethora of topics that are ripe for critical examination. Bringing truth to podcasting, and all who choose to listen. In our travels we will tackle the beasts of pseudoscience; the paranormal, supernatural, ufo / alien encounters, mis-understood history, and overwrought legends - urban or otherwise. Our interview shows feature notable skeptics including; leading astronomy speakers, scientists, philosophy experts, and other scientific, secular, humanist, and skeptical book authors, and critical thinkers.


Special Guest: The Bad Astronomer Corner!

August 17th, 2005

Episode 26 of 297 episodes

In this episode, we had special guest, Phil Plait, on the show to answer some questions sent in over the past week by several listeners; A New Planet? Mars as big as the Moon? The War of the Worlds Re-Make, and the new Mars Observer launch. (comment on this episode) Special Links: Podcast Pickle, Donal Hinely, Bad Astronomer