The Skeptic is published four times per year by Australian Skeptics Inc. Since the first issue was published in 1981, the Skeptic has printed articles on a vast variety of sceptical subjects ranging from alien abduction to zombies. There was even an article on Electroencephaloneuromentimpography. You can find out more on the evolution of the Skeptic in this brief History.
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The Skeptic is now in its 34th year, and our most recent issue is Volume 33 Number 4. You can have a peek at the cover and table of contents of this issue and other issues from the past 12 months, below. Each of the recent issues also includes one full article. You’ll need to have a PDF reader such as Adobe Reader.
- 33:4, December 2013
Featured article: Less Than Paradise — Kathy Marks reports on Pitcairn Island, a place with a mythical history and a monstrous presence.
- 33:3, September 2013
Featured article: Bunk About Bunk — Martin Bridgstock looks at the history of bunk, and finds that it’s not all it seems. But is it rubbish?
- 33:2, June 2013
Featured article: The Secret Life of Trolls — Pesky nuisance? Troublesome provocateur? Dangerous stalker? Dr Brooke Magnanti looks at the internet phenomenon of ‘trolling’ — what it is and what it really is.
- 33:1, March 2013
Featured article: Measles Madness — Tim Mendham on the messenger of an anti-vax, pro-disease campaign.
Issues from more than 12 months ago are available in full below. To read them online click on the issue number you are interested in. You’ll need to have a PDF reader such as Adobe Reader.
|The Second Coming — 1986 to 1990 collection|
|In the Beginning — the first five years|
|Volume 1 Number 1|