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Skeptical Inquirer is the official journal of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry. It is published by the Center for Inquiry in association with the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry. Six times per year Skeptical Inquirer publishes critical scientific evaluations of all manner of controversial and extraordinary claims, including but not limited to paranormal and fringe-science matters, and informed discussion of all relevant issues. In addition to news, articles, book reviews, and investigations on a wide variety of topics, Skeptical Inquirer has a stellar stable of regular columnists including Joe Nickell (“Investigative Files”), Massimo Polidoro (“Notes on a Strange World”), Massimo Pigluicci (“Thinking About Science”), Robert Sheaffer (“Psychic Vibrations”), and SI managing editor Benjamin Radford's reader-driven (“The Skeptical Inquiree”). Yale University neurologist Steven Novella, M.D., founder of the New England Skeptical Society and executive editor of the Science-Based Medicine blog, contributes a new "The Science of Medicine" column, and contributing editor Kenneth W. Krause adds a regular science column, "ScienceWatch."

Special Relativity after 100 Years

by John Geohegan
Volume 29.5, September / October 2005

Feature

Special relativity has been phenomenally successful, but its nonintuitive nature has made it difficult for us to absorb.

The God of Eth

The God of Eth

by Stephen Law
Volume 29.5, September / October 2005

Feature

Are the usual religious defenses of belief in God really up to the job? A dialogue.

Sylvia Browne’s Latest: Ghost-Written?

Sylvia Browne’s Latest: Ghost-Written?

by Joe Nickell
Volume 29.5, September / October 2005

Review

Review of the book by Sylvia Brown

The Great Turning Away

by Ann Druyan
Volume 29.4, July / August 2005

Feature

Our culture seems to be engaged in a great turning away from reality, seeking refuge in discredited myths and magical thinking.

The Case of the ‘Psychic Detectives’

by Joe Nickell
Volume 29.4, July / August 2005

Investigative Files

Although mainstream science has never validated any psychic ability, mediums continue to sell their fantasies to the public.

Fakers and Innocents: The One Million Dollar Challenge and Those Who Try for It

Fakers and Innocents: The One Million Dollar Challenge and Those Who Try for It

by James Randi
Volume 29.4, July / August 2005

Feature

Randi describes some of the people who apply for his foundation's $1 million challenge for evidence of paranormal powers.

Carl Sagan Takes Questions: More From His ‘Wonder and Skepticism’ CSICOP 1994 Keynote

Carl Sagan Takes Questions: More From His ‘Wonder and Skepticism’ CSICOP 1994 Keynote

by Carl Sagan
Volume 29.4, July / August 2005

Interview

Carl Sagan takes questions at his CSICOP keynote address in Seattle Washington on June 26, 1994.

Tsunami Conspiracies and Hollow Moons

Tsunami Conspiracies and Hollow Moons

by Robert Sheaffer
Volume 29.3, May / June 2005

Psychic Vibrations

As the destruction became clear from the recent tsunami in southern Asia, claims surfaced of strange events associated with it.

Natasha Demkina: The Girl with Normal Eyes

Natasha Demkina: The Girl with Normal Eyes

by Andrew A. Skolnick
Volume 29.3, May / June 2005

Feature

Many in Russia and the United Kingdom believe a teenage girl can identify diseases in patients better than their physicians.

Testing Natasha

Testing Natasha

by Ray Hyman
Volume 29.3, May / June 2005

Feature

Can a seventeen-year-old girl truly "see" inside a person's body? Hyman and colleagues conducted tests to search for the truth.

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