SGU Episode 322

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SGU Episode 322
September 17th 2011
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SGU 321                      SGU 323

Skeptical Rogues
S: Steven Novella

B: Bob Novella

R: Rebecca Watson

J: Jay Novella

E: Evan Bernstein


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

This Day in Skepticism ()[edit]

  • Sept 17, 1822: Presentation of Rosetta Stone

News Items ()[edit]

Chinese Scientists Plan to Capture Asteroid ()[edit]

Acupuncture and Acoustic Waves ()[edit]

Interview with Sara Mayhew ()[edit]

Science or Fiction ()[edit]

Item #1: A recent study has found that pregnant women exposed to magnetic fields may increase the baby’s risk of developing asthma. Item #2: A top astronomer was recently quoted as having said: 'The genesis of life is as inevitable as the formation of atoms. Life exists on other planets and we will find it within 20 years” Item #3: A species of manatee, thought to have been extinct, has been caught on video off the coast of Alaska. [9/7/2011 8:58:39 PM] Evan:

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