SGU Episode 829

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SGU Episode 829
May 29th 2021
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SGU 828 SGU 830
Skeptical Rogues
S: Steven Novella
B: Bob Novella
C: Cara Santa Maria
J: Jay Novella
E: Evan Bernstein


Quote of the Week
A very good theory will be one that makes very wide-ranging claims about the world, and which is consequently highly falsifiable, and is one that resists falsification whenever it is put to the test.
Alan Chalmers, British-Australian philosopher of science
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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

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

Non-Replicated Studies More Cited ()

Maximum Human Lifespan ()

Graphene Concrete ()

Atomic Level Microscope ()

Brain Game Pseudoscience ()

Interview with Mick West ()

  • {Mick West is a British-American science writer, skeptical investigator, and retired video game programmer.


Who's That Noisy? ()

  • Answer to last week’s Noisy: _brief_description_perhaps_with_link_

New Noisy ()

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Questions/Emails/Corrections/Follow-ups ()

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Science or Fiction ()

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Voiceover: It's time for Science or Fiction.

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Skeptical Quote of the Week ()

A very good theory will be one that makes very wide-ranging claims about the world, and which is consequently highly falsifiable, and is one that resists falsification whenever it is put to the test.
Alan Chalmers, British-Australian philosopher of science

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.

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Today I Learned

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Notes

== References ==

Vocabulary


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