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<blockquote>'''Theme: Superlative Animals'''<br>'''Item #1:''' The oldest living vertebrate is a Greenland shark, which is at least 272 years old. Females of the species do not reach breeding age until about 150 years old.<ref>[https://www.newscientist.com/article/2100823-worlds-oldest-vertebrate-is-a-shark-that-may-live-for-500-years/ New Scientist: World’s oldest vertebrate is a shark that may live for 500 years]</ref><br>'''Item #2:''' The Australian mulga snake has the most potent venom known.<ref>[http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20151022-one-animal-is-more-venomous-than-any-other?ocid=twert BBC Earth: One animal is more venomous than any other]</ref><ref>[https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/invertebrates/g/geography-cone NatGeo: Geography Cone]</ref><ref group=note>The BBC article about the {{w|Conus geographus|Geography Cone}} is not listed in the show notes, but is provided as a reference for SoF Item #2, as it is more explanatory than the NatGeo article, which is also provided.</ref><br>'''Item #3:''' The European rabbit has the highest fecundity<ref group=v>[https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/fecundity#Noun Wiktionary: fecundity]</ref> of any mammal.<ref>[http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20160304-one-animal-has-more-babies-than-any-other BBC Earth: One animal has more babies than any other]</ref></blockquote>
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<blockquote>'''Theme: Superlative Animals'''<br>'''Item #1:''' The oldest living vertebrate is a Greenland shark, which is at least 272 years old. Females of the species do not reach breeding age until about 150 years old.<ref>[https://www.newscientist.com/article/2100823-worlds-oldest-vertebrate-is-a-shark-that-may-live-for-500-years/ New Scientist: World’s oldest vertebrate is a shark that may live for 500 years]</ref><br>'''Item #2:''' The Australian mulga snake has the most potent venom known.<ref>[https://www.businessinsider.com/most-venemous-animal-cone-snail-2016-2 Business Insider: The most venomous animal on Earth is truly surprising]</ref><ref>[https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/invertebrates/g/geography-cone NatGeo: Geography Cone]</ref><ref group=note>The Business Insider article about the {{w|Conus geographus|Geography Cone}} is not listed in the show notes, but is provided as a reference for SoF Item #2, as it is more explanatory than the NatGeo article, which is also provided.</ref><br>'''Item #3:''' The European rabbit has the highest fecundity<ref group=v>[https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/fecundity#Noun Wiktionary: fecundity]</ref> of any mammal.<ref>[http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20160304-one-animal-has-more-babies-than-any-other BBC Earth: One animal has more babies than any other]</ref></blockquote>
  
 
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SGU Episode 769
April 4th 2020
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SGU 768 SGU 770
Skeptical Rogues
S: Steven Novella
B: Bob Novella
C: Cara Santa Maria
J: Jay Novella
E: Evan Bernstein


Quote of the Week
Having equal rights does not mean having equal talents, equal abilities, or equal knowledge. It assuredly does not mean that 'everyone's opinion about anything is as good as anyone else's.' And yet, this is now enshrined as the credo of a fair number of people, despite being obvious nonsense.
Tom Nichols, The Death of Expertise
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Introduction[edit]

Voiceover: You're listening to the Skeptics' Guide to the Universe, your escape to reality.


COVID-19 Update ()[edit]

News Items[edit]

S:

B:

C:

J:

E:

(laughs) (laughter) (applause) [inaudible]

Don’t Drink Poison ()[edit]

Decoding Speech from Brainwaves ()[edit]

Using Urine to Build a Moon Base ()[edit]

Evolution of Land Plants ()[edit]

Who's That Noisy? ()[edit]

  • Answer to last week’s Noisy: _brief_description_perhaps_with_link_

New Noisy ()[edit]

[_short_vague_description_of_Noisy]

Science or Fiction ()[edit]

Answer Item
Fiction venomous snake
Science old shark
Science
fecund rabbit
Host Result
Steve clever
Rogue Guess
Evan
fecund rabbit
Cara
venomous snake
Jay
old shark
Bob
old shark

Voice-over: It's time for Science or Fiction.

Theme: Superlative Animals
Item #1: The oldest living vertebrate is a Greenland shark, which is at least 272 years old. Females of the species do not reach breeding age until about 150 years old.[5]
Item #2: The Australian mulga snake has the most potent venom known.[6][7][note 1]
Item #3: The European rabbit has the highest fecundity[v 1] of any mammal.[8]

Evan's Response[edit]

Cara Response[edit]

Jay Response[edit]

Bob Response[edit]

Steve Explains Item #3[edit]

Steve Explains Item #2[edit]

Steve Explains Item #1[edit]

Skeptical Quote of the Week ()[edit]

Having equal rights does not mean having equal talents, equal abilities, or equal knowledge. It assuredly does not mean that 'everyone's opinion about anything is as good as anyone else's.' And yet, this is now enshrined as the credo of a fair number of people, despite being obvious nonsense.
Tom Nichols, The Death of Expertise: The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why it Matters

Signoff/Announcements ()[edit]

S: —and until next week, this is your Skeptics' Guide to the Universe.

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Today I Learned[edit]

  • Fact/Description, possibly with an article reference[9]
  • Fact/Description
  • Fact/Description

Notes[edit]

  1. The Business Insider article about the Geography Cone is not listed in the show notes, but is provided as a reference for SoF Item #2, as it is more explanatory than the NatGeo article, which is also provided.

References[edit]

Vocabulary[edit]

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