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The Committee for Skeptical Inquiry

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

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…

Skeptic from Czech Republic Checks Out CSICon

Skeptic from Czech Republic Checks Out CSICon

by Susan Gerbic
Special Articles
March 23, 2017

After getting to know the other participants, it started to feel like a family, community meeting, even to my Czech colleague and me, who were complete outsiders.

QuickTake: A Skeptical Look at CIA Spying Revelations

QuickTake: A Skeptical Look at CIA Spying Revelations

by Benjamin Radford
Special Articles · Special Report
March 22, 2017

The problem that intelligence agencies face is not having too little data, but precisely the opposite: having too much.

Cómo me involucré en el mundo escéptico

by Susan Gerbic, translated by Alejandro Borgo
Skeptical Inquirer · Feature · Volume 40.6

Yo era extremadamente crédula e ingenua. No tenía a quién preguntarle y la Guerra Fría estaba en su esplendor.

TIES Weekly Update - March 21, 2017

TIES Weekly Update - March 21, 2017

by Bertha Vazquez
Special Articles · TIES
March 22, 2017

An update from the Teacher Institute for Evolutionary Science.

TIES Weekly Update - March 14, 2017

TIES Weekly Update - March 14, 2017

by Bertha Vazquez
Special Articles · TIES
March 14, 2017

An update from the Teacher Institute for Evolutionary Science.