QED (Question, Explore, Discover) is a skeptical conference in the UK that is a “weekend celebration of science, reason, and critical thinking” as the name would emphasize. It’s the result of a collaboration between the Merseyside Skeptics Society and the Greater Manchester Skeptics, taking place at the Mercure Piccadilly Hotel in Manchester. More
QED (Question, Explore, Discover) is a skeptic, science, and critical thinking conference held yearly in the UK and organized by North West Skeptical Events Ltd, a committee representing the Merseyside Skeptics Society and the Greater Manchester Skeptics. Held in the spring, QED has been located in the Mercure Piccadilly Hotel in Manchester since its 2011 debut. More
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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