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Skeptical Investigation (issue #39)

Junior Skeptic cover


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Junior Skeptic can be found within this issue of Skeptic magazine.

in this issue

Top 10 Busted Myths
  • Who You Gonna Call?;
  • 2,000 Years of Skepticism;
  • Early Skeptical Voices;
  • Essential Guide for Investigators;
  • A Ghostly Mystery Solved;
  • How NOT to Hunt Ghosts;
  • Researching Stuff On the Internet;
  • Science Fair Investigation

Written by Daniel Loxton. Art by Daniel Loxton and Jim Smith. With special contributions from Blake Smith and Barbara Drescher.

from the Introduction


Hello! I’m Daniel, the Editor of Junior Skeptic. Welcome to our look at the heart of modern scientific skepticism: active investigation!

We’ll see how skepticism’s roots go back more than 2,000 years, and learn how science gave rise to specialized new scholars—experts in paranormal and pseudoscientific claims. How do investigators solve spooky mysteries? And, can kids solve mysteries on their own?

Let’s find out!

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