SGU Episode 314

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SGU Episode 314
July 20th 2011
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SGU 313 SGU 315
Skeptical Rogues
S: Steven Novella
R: Rebecca Watson
B: Bob Novella
J: Jay Novella
E: Evan Bernstein


Quote of the Week
'Science is the best thing that humanity has ever come up with. And if it isn't, then science will fix it.'
Bill Nye
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Introduction[edit]

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

This Day in Skepticism ()[edit]

  • July 23, 1995: Comet Hale-Bopp

News Items ()[edit]

Comet Elenin ()[edit]

Forces of Darkness ()[edit]

Science Proves the Bible (Not) ()[edit]

Pastafarian Headgear ()[edit]

Organic Water ()[edit]

Graphene Water Battery ()[edit]

Youngest Dinosaur Fossil ()[edit]

Live Q&A ()[edit]

Question #1 ()[edit]

Skeptical Wins

Question #2 ()[edit]

24 Hour SGU show

Question #3 ()[edit]

Reconciling Faith and Skepticism

Question #4 ()[edit]

Cranio-sacral Therapy

Question #5 ()[edit]

Favorite Science Jokes

Question #6 ()[edit]

Sam Harris

Question #7 ()[edit]

How SGU Started

Science or Fiction ()[edit]

Item #1: New research indicates that access to information via the internet, such as through Google, decreases people’s ability to recall information. Item #2: The Wildlife Conservation Society has recently declared that the snow leopard is now likely extinct in the wild. Item #3: Models of the orbits of the large asteroids Ceres and Vesta indicate that Earth’s climate cannot be traced back more than 60 million years.

Skeptical Quote of the Week ()[edit]

'Science is the best thing that humanity has ever come up with. And if it isn't, then science will fix it.' - Bill Nye

Voiceover: The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe is produced by SGU productions, dedicated to promoting science and critical thinking. For more information on this and other episodes, please visit our website at www.theskepticsguide.org. You can also check out our other podcast the SGU 5x5 as well as find links to our blogs and the SGU forums. 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 spread the word by leaving us a review on iTunes, Zune or your portal of choice.

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