SGU Episode 177

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SGU Episode 177
December 10th 2008
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SGU 176 SGU 178
Skeptical Rogues
S: Steven Novella
R: Rebecca Watson
B: Bob Novella
J: Jay Novella
E: Evan Bernstein


Quote of the Week
'Get the facts, or the facts will get you. And when you get them, get them right, or they will get you wrong.'
Dr. Thomas Fuller
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Introduction[edit]

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

News Items ()[edit]

Age of the Sphinx ()[edit]

Second Look at Supernova ()[edit]

Milky Way Black Hole ()[edit]

Searching for Alien Engineering ()[edit]

Questions and E-mails ()[edit]

Question #1 Skeptical Authority ()[edit]

I can't verify everything SGU covers, end up trusting most as fact. How doesn't it makes us skeps just another true believer?

Avsa

Randi Speaks ()[edit]

  • Cold Reading

Science or Fiction ()[edit]

Item #1: Scientists present research showing that sugar can be an addictive substance similar to cocaine or morphine. Item #2: Geologists have discovered evidence for the existence of a previously unknown minor continent that previously existed between southern African and South America. Item #3: For only the second time in history (the first being Neptune) astronomers have discovered a planet of the size and orbit where it was predicted one should be.

Quote of the Week ()[edit]

'Get the facts, or the facts will get you. And when you get them, get them right, or they will get you wrong.' - Dr. Thomas Fuller

Announcements ()[edit]

S: The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe is produced by the New England Skeptical Society in association with the James Randi Educational Foundation and skepchick.org. For more information on this and other episodes, please visit our website at www.theskepticsguide.org. For questions, suggestions and other feedback, please use the 'contact us' form on the website, or send an email to 'info @ theSkepticsGuide.org'. If you enjoyed this episode, then please help us to spread the word by voting for us on Digg, or leaving us a review on iTunes. You can find links to these sites and others through our homepage. 'Theorem' is produced by Kineto, and is used with permission.

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