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Michael Shermer

Michael Shermer

Founder, The Skeptics Society & Best-Selling Author

Michael Shermer is the publisher of Skeptic magazine, a monthly columnist for Scientific American, and a Presidential Fellow at Chapman University. He is the best-selling author of several books, including “The Moral Arc: How Science and Reason Lead Humanity Toward Truth, Justice, and Freedom.As a public intellectual, he regularly contributes op-eds, book reviews, and essays to the Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Science, Nature, and other publications. His two TED talks, viewed nearly 8 million times, were voted in the top 100 of the more than 2,000 TED talks. 

More About Michael Shermer

Shermer explores what created the universe and explains multiple universes, M-theory, quantum foam creation, and other hypotheses still in their formative stage.

Wednesday, December 31, 1969

Shermer discusses 12 possible answers to the question of why there is something rather than nothing.

Wednesday, December 31, 1969

Forget about resurrection - the only way to reach immortality is by creating a legacy.

Wednesday, December 31, 1969

Shermer examines the difference between supernatural design (creationism) and natural design (evolution).

Wednesday, December 31, 1969

Scientology’s origins were based in a science fiction’s writer’s desire to earn money and have no actual basis in science.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011