MythBusters is an Emmy-nominated educational television program on the Discovery Channel. The show aims to uncover the truth behind popular myths, with hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman using elements of the scientific method to test the validity of rumors, myths, and scenes from the big screen. More
The Amaz!ng Meeting (TAM for short) is an annual conference celebrating science and skepticism sponsored by the James Randi Educational Foundation, and is considered by many to be the premier skeptical event of the year. The conference boasts a dazzling array of speakers, side-events, and entertainment. More
Posted by Gem Newman / / Categories: An Introduction To, SotN Blog / Tags: Adam Savage, Bob Novella, Dr. Steven Novella, Evan Bernstein, James Randi, Jay Novella, JREF, Penn & Teller, Phil Plait, Rebecca Watson, Richard Dawkins, Skeptics Guide To The Universe, TAM, TAM9, The Amaz!ng Meeting, The Amazing Meeting
Many skeptical podcasts have been around for several years and feature hundreds of episodes. We understand that it can be hard jumping into a show with such a history, so we have created 10 To Start, a running series in which we pick 10 past episodes we feel would give the newcomer a good footing and understanding of the show.
Since it’s launch on May 4, 2005 the Skeptics’ Guide To The Universe has not only been one of the most popular skeptical podcasts but also one of the most popular general science podcasts on iTunes. The show is very accessible to the skeptical newcomer, while still teaching new ideas and giving fresh insight on the latest news for even the most expert of skeptics. More
Posted by Eric Weiss / / Categories: 10 To Start, SotN Blog / Tags: Adam Savage, Andrew Wakefield, Jay Novella, Jon Ronson, Mehmet Oz, Perry DeAngelis, Rebecca Watson, Robert Novella, Simon Singh, Steven Novella