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6 issues per year Write Review From $4.00 per issue Skeptical Inquirer is the official journal of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry. On a bimonthly basis, Skeptical Inquirer publishes critical scientific evaluations of paranormal and fringe-science claims and informed discussion of all relevant issues.

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Skeptical Inquirer  |  July August 2016  


Does Astrology Need to Be True?
A Thirty-Year Update

Does E = mc2 Imply Mysticism?

Does the Universe Revolve around Me?

A Skeptical Response to Science Denial

Skeptical Inquirer’s 2016
Reader Survey Results
Skeptical Inquirer is the official journal of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry. On a bimonthly basis, Skeptical Inquirer publishes critical scientific evaluations of paranormal and fringe-science claims and informed discussion of all relevant issues.

According to Editor Kendrick Frazier:
"Skeptical Inquirer is an unusual hybrid, part semi-popular magazine, part scientific journal. It's fair to say that we not only help to cross disciplinary barriers within scientific fields but bridge the gaps between the hard and soft sciences and between science and the general public."
Skeptical Inquirer has been called a "spokesman for rationality," serious but highly readable," "witty and informative," and a "steady buoy in the tumultuous sea of irrationality." Its contributors have included Isaac Asimov, Martin Gardner, Carl Sagan, Stephen Jay Gould, Richard Dawkins, and hundreds of other scholars and investigators worldwide.

In addition to in-depth feature articles, special reports, up to date news and comment, 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”).
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Skeptical Inquirer is a fact-based and well-researched publication concerned with separating fact from fiction. "The Magazine for Science and Reason - For a fast-growing number of discriminating persons, the Skeptical Inquirer is a welcome breath of fresh air, separating fact from myth in the flood of occultism and pseudoscience on the scene today.
"This dynamic magazine, published by the Center for Inquiry in association with the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry, tells you what the scientific community knows about claims of the paranormal, as opposed to the sensationalism often presented by the press, television, and movies.
"The magazine is bi-monthly, six issues per year."
SI is an antidote to the poison of wilfull ignorance and stupidity.

Articles in this issue

Below is a selection of articles in Skeptical Inquirer July August 2016.

Letter from the Editor Curious Readers and Insightful Authors The Skeptical Inquirer draws strength from our loyal readers, knowledgeable authors, longtime supporters, and our unique mission of providing you the best scien...
Does Astrology Need to Be True? Thirty years ago, although dozens of tests had been mostly negative, astrologers said critics had ignored serious astrology. Now there are hundreds of tests, some of them even heroic. Has anything cha...
Does E = mc2 Imply Mysticism? No word stolen from physics is (ab)used in the woo literature more than energy. The most famous equation in physics is often cited as proof that matter and soul are one and the same, a tenet of mystic...
Does the Universe Revolve around Me? A Critical Review of the Geocentrism Documentary The Principle In 2014, a group that believes Earth does not orbit the Sun released a documentary called The Principle. What’s their science like? In th...
A Skeptical Response to Science Denial Science denial has a corrosive effect on delicately understood scientific concepts, and it is getting worse. But science itself holds an answer. Science denial has significant consequences. AIDS denia...
Dear Readers, This is about You . . . and Us SKEPTICAL INQUIRER’s 2016 Reader Survey Results We always appreciate having a special relationship with you, our readers. We just completed our first professional survey of Skeptical Inquirer subscrib...

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