SGU Episode 207

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SGU Episode 207
July 1st 2009
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SGU 206 SGU 208
Skeptical Rogues
S: Steven Novella
R: Rebecca Watson
B: Bob Novella
J: Jay Novella
E: Evan Bernstein


Quote of the Week
'Even if you can’t imagine the explanation, Sister, remember there are things beyond your knowledge. Even if you feel certainty, it is an emotion, not a fact.'
Father Flynn from the movie and screenplay 'Doubt' written by John Patrick Shanley
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Introduction[edit]

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

News Items ()[edit]

Steorn Fail ()[edit]

BCA Responds to Singh ()[edit]

Enceladus Update ()[edit]

Uranium on the Moon ()[edit]

Apollo 11 Video ()[edit]

Impact - Bad Astronomy ()[edit]

Interview with Phil Plait ()[edit]

  • The Bad Astronomer joins us to discuss some astronomy news items.

Science or Fiction ()[edit]

Item # 1: Scientists determine that the best way to maximize the probability of becoming pregnant is to have sex every day. Item # 2: New research shows that greater than 90% of embryos used for IVF have chromosomal abnormalities. Item # 3: Epidemiological data reveal a dramatic decrease in maternal mortality rate in Europe over the last decade.

Who's That Noisy ()[edit]

  • Answer to last week: Joe Nickell

Quote of the Week ()[edit]

'Even if you can’t imagine the explanation, Sister, remember there are things beyond your knowledge. Even if you feel certainty, it is an emotion, not a fact.' Father Flynn from the movie and screenplay 'Doubt' written by John Patrick Shanley. Sent it by Drew Pruitt

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