Big Picture Science – Skeptic Check: Prog-Not-Stication

by Gary Niederhoff on March 5, 2012

The future is no mystery … according to psychics who say they have special access to tomorrow’s events. For example, adherents to the Mayan doomsday prophecy warn that when 2012 ends, so will the world.

Discover what’s behind claims of prognostication, and why – if it really works – no one is making a killing in Las Vegas.

Also, could science divine the future? Programmers with the Living Earth Simulator say that with sufficient data, their billion-dollar computer project can predict world events.

It’s Skeptic Check… but don’t take our word for it!

Listen to individual segments here:
Part 1: LHC Follies
Part 2: Seth at the Psychic
Part 3: Predictable Skepticism
Part 4: Myth of Maya
Part 5: Living Earth Simulator
Part 6: Skeptical Predictions

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