SGU Episode 774

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SGU Episode 774
May 9th 2020
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SGU 773 SGU 775
Skeptical Rogues
S: Steven Novella
Guest
RS: Richard Saunders
Quote of the Week
It is wrong always, everywhere, and for anyone, to believe anything upon insufficient evidence.
William Kingdon Clifford, mathematician and philosopher
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Introduction

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


COVID-19 Update ()

News Items

S:

B:

C:

J:

E:

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

Wandering Magnetic North Pole ()

  • [link_URL publication: title][1]

Air Plasma Jet Propulsion ()

  • [link_URL publication: title][2]

Hydrogen Breathers ()

  • [link_URL publication: title][3]

Murder Hornets ()

  • [link_URL publication: title][4]

Prayer for COVID-19 ()

  • [link_URL publication: title][5]

Special Report: Premium Wine Cards ()

Who's That Noisy? ()

  • Answer to last week’s Noisy: _brief_description_perhaps_with_link_

New Noisy ()

[British man discussing a finding of David Dunning's]

Science or Fiction ()

Voiceover: It's time for Science or Fiction.

Theme: Agriculture
Item #1: ___[6]
Item #2: ___[7]
Item #3: ___[8]

Richard's Response

Jay's Response

Cara's Response

Evan's Response

Bob's Response

Steve Explains Item #3

Steve Explains Item #2

Steve Explains Item #1

Answer Item
Fiction artificial fertilizer
Science {{{science1}}}
Host Result
Steve swept
Rogue Guess
Richard
artificial fertilizer
Jay
artificial fertilizer
Cara
artificial fertilizer
Evan
artificial fertilizer
Bob
artificial fertilizer


Skeptical Quote of the Week ()

It is wrong always, everywhere, and for anyone, to believe anything upon insufficient evidence.
William Kingdon Clifford, mathematician and philosopher (1845-1879)

Signoff/Announcements ()

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

S: Skeptics' Guide to the Universe is produced by SGU Productions, dedicated to promoting science and critical thinking. For more information, visit us at theskepticsguide.org. Send your questions to info@theskepticsguide.org. And, if you would like to support the show and all the work that we do, go to patreon.com/SkepticsGuide and consider becoming a patron and becoming part of the SGU community. Our listeners and supporters are what make SGU possible.

Today I Learned

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

References

  1. [url_from_news_item_show_notes publication: title]
  2. [url_from_news_item_show_notes publication: title]
  3. [url_from_news_item_show_notes publication: title]
  4. [url_from_news_item_show_notes publication: title]
  5. [url_from_news_item_show_notes publication: title]
  6. [url_from_SoF_show_notes publication: title]
  7. [url_from_SoF_show_notes publication: title]
  8. [url_from_SoF_show_notes publication: title]
  9. [url-for-TIL publication: title]

Vocabulary


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