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The Committee for Skeptical Inquiry promotes science and scientific inquiry, critical thinking, science education, and the use of reason in examining important issues. It encourages the critical investigation of controversial or extraordinary claims from a responsible, scientific point of view and disseminates factual information about the results of such inquiries to the scientific community, the media, and the public.

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Skeptical Inquirer Volume 41.2 —
March/April 2017

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 41.2 Cover

Articles by:

  • Benjamin Radford
  • Chris French
  • James Randi
  • Joe Nickell
  • Kendrick Frazier
  • Kenneth W. Krause
  • Massimo Pigliucci
  • Richard Dawkins
  • Robert Sheaffer
  • Ronald A. Lindsay
  • and more!

Latest Articles & News

Ghost Hunters in the Dark

by Benjamin Radford
Skeptical Inquirer · Skeptical Inquiree · Volume 41.1

Why do ghost hunters look for ghosts at night with the lights off?

TIES Weekly Update - March 28, 2017

TIES Weekly Update - March 28, 2017

by Bertha Vazquez
Special Articles · TIES
March 28, 2017

An update from the Teacher Institute for Evolutionary Science.

You thought your weekend was interesting? Ellen Tarr talks about Rh-negative blood and Sasquatch DNA

You thought your weekend was interesting? Ellen Tarr talks about Rh-negative blood and Sasquatch DNA

by Susan Gerbic
Special Articles
March 27, 2017

Once I did the research, I wanted to publish it so others had the information. I looked around and decided a strictly academic journal would probably not get the audience I wanted, and I found the Skeptical Inquirer.

Vandalism on Wikipedia

Vandalism on Wikipedia

by Susan Gerbic
Special Articles
March 24, 2017

I really want to use this opportunity to explain the inner workings of Wikipedia and how everyone is needed to help police it.

Activismo escéptico de abajo hacia arriba

by Michael Marshall, translated by Alexandro Borgo.
Skeptical Inquirer · Feature · Volume 40.6

La desventaja inevitable que tiene un movimiento sin sede central es la falta de un representante para manejar el activismo y dirigir el entusiasmo en actividades eficaces contra la pseudociencia, mientras que los grupos locales concentran sus energías en las actividades locales.

Do I Really Need to Drink 200 Ounces of Water Every Day?

Do I Really Need to Drink 200 Ounces of Water Every Day?

by Harriet Hall
Special Articles · SkepDoc's Corner
March 23, 2017

Here’s how the eight to ten glasses myth got started…