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Listen to learn the real state of science behind astronomy-, physics-, and geology-related creationist claims, hoaxes, conspiracy theories, misconceptions, and bad or incomplete media reporting.

Exposing PseudoAstronomy Stuart Robbins

    • Naturwissenschaften
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Listen to learn the real state of science behind astronomy-, physics-, and geology-related creationist claims, hoaxes, conspiracy theories, misconceptions, and bad or incomplete media reporting.

    Episode 170 - Interlude, and Another Podcast Endeavor

    Episode 170 - Interlude, and Another Podcast Endeavor

    After being gone for a bit of time, I return to discuss where I have been, what to expect for the future (when more episodes will air), and if you need your fix of Dr. Stu, there is a new podcast that I have released with two of the co-hosts of The Reality Check podcast, entitled: 5 Minutes with an Astronomer. In this episode, I play four of the twenty-eight shows we have released so far.

    • 41 Min.
    Episode 169 - Modern Eclipse Lunacy, Part 3: Richard Hoagland's Claims

    Episode 169 - Modern Eclipse Lunacy, Part 3: Richard Hoagland's Claims

    In the final regular episode in the three-part Solar Eclipse of August 2017 series, several of the claims made by Richard Hoagland are addressed. Three types of claims are examined: Whether shadow bands indicate there are glass structures on the Moon, whether the Accutron watch readings indicate there is a hyperdimensional physics, and alleged disinformation.

    • 49 Min.
    Episode 168 - Common (and False) Fine-Tuned Universe Beliefs, Discussed

    Episode 168 - Common (and False) Fine-Tuned Universe Beliefs, Discussed

    An exploration into four groups of fine-tuning arguments used by some to say that we are special: Solar outbursts, habitable zone, lunar origin and effects, and giant planets and impacts on Earth.

    • 21 Min.
    Episode 167 - Modern Eclipse Lunacy, Part 2: Flat Earth

    Episode 167 - Modern Eclipse Lunacy, Part 2: Flat Earth

    The August 2017 total solar eclipse was seen by hundreds of millions of people, and yet some of them have tried to use it to promulgate pseudoscience. In this Part 2 episode, I discuss ideas about the eclipse promoted by proponents of the idea that Earth is flat.

    • 30 Min.
    Episode 166 - Stellar Evolution, Age of the Universe, and Young-Earth Creationism

    Episode 166 - Stellar Evolution, Age of the Universe, and Young-Earth Creationism

    The half-truth and misconception addressed in this episode is whether the age of a star with error bars that overlap with the age of the universe means all of science is wrong and the universe was created 6000 years ago.

    • 24 Min.
    Episode 165 - Little Things in Space

    Episode 165 - Little Things in Space

    Three separate topics all tied together by a commonality: A little bit of something that you tend to only experience in space. First up is microgravity, then near-vacuum, and then what it means to have a temperature in space.

    • 30 Min.

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Weirdal00913 ,

Great Podcast!

If you are at all into astronomy, I can highly recommend this Podcast!
Give it a try, you won't regret it!

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