SGU Episode 510
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|SGU Episode 510|
|April 18th 2015|
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|S: Steven Novella|
|B: Bob Novella|
|J: Jay Novella|
|E: Evan Bernstein|
|Quote of the Week|
|His argument is as thin as the homeopathic soup that was made by boiling the shadow of a pigeon that had been starved to death.|
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Forgotten Superheroes of Science ()
- Lise Meitner and Ida Noddack Tacke: The women of fission.
Canadian Parents No Longer Anti-Vaccine ()
Noticing Spiders ()
Solar Sail ()
NASA Expects to Find Life ()
Lava Tubes on the Moon ()
Special Report ()
- Discusses his views on GMOs
Science or Fiction ()
Item #1: Aaron Burr killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel while Burr was the sitting Vice President under Jefferson, making Burr the only Vice President to be a hunted fugitive. Item #2: Andrew Jackson was the target of the first presidential assassination attempt, which he survived because of the unlikely misfiring of two pistols. Item #3: During his presidency Thomas Jefferson proposed a formal alliance with England to resolve their differences, but was opposed by the Federalists, partly leading to the war of 1812.
Skeptical Quote of the Week ()
'His argument is as thin as the homeopathic soup that was made by boiling the shadow of a pigeon that had been starved to death.' - Abraham Lincoln, 1858
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