Friday, February 12, 2016

Episode 43 - Bob Novella, the Universe, and Everything

Recorded: 12 February 2016
Released: 13 February 2016
Duration: 79 minutes 56 seconds

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Bob Novella
Special Guest Bob Novella of the Skeptic's Guide to the Universe joins host Paul Carr and the Panel to talk about skepticism, critical thinking, jury duty, denialism, blind spots, skeptics movement drama, the media, gravitational waves, and more.

Erratum: It's 2016, not 2012.

We had some technical problems with Google hangouts. The all-knowing Google AI expressed its opinion of the host, and kicked him out 3 times. I, for one...


The Skeptics Guide to the Universe
Observation of Gravitational Waves from a Binary Black Hole Merger
The Pros and Cons of Civil Disagreement
Darwin Day


Adam Smith: Snapshot Serengeti's New Season
Mateusz Macias: Neil DeGrasse Tyson on the Flat Earth
Nick Nielsen: The Copernicus Center for Interdisciplinary Studies
James Garrison: OCC the Skeptical Caveman
Patrick Festa: The Skeptics Guide to the Universe
Paul Carr: Rationally Speaking Podcast


Producer and Host: Paul Carr
Panelists: Adam Smith, Mateusz Macias, James Garrison, Mike Bohler, Nick Nielsen, and Patrick Festa
Special Guest: Bob Novella
Music: DJ Spooky


  1. Nice nice nice. Found about you in redsit. And will listen in from time to time. Very interesting concept. That's how podcast should be. Way beyond the boring concepts of mass media. BTW you might consider the podlove publisher that is open source and makes chapter marks possible. Peace out.