SGU Episode 635

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SGU Episode 635
September 9th 2017
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SGU 634 SGU 636
Skeptical Rogues
S: Steven Novella
B: Bob Novella
J: Jay Novella
E: Evan Bernstein
C: Cara Santa Maria


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Let us think the unthinkable, let us do the undoable, let us prepare to grapple with the ineffable itself, and see if we may not eff it after all.
Douglas Adams (Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency)
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Introduction[edit]

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

Special Segment ()[edit]

  • The Rogues describe their experience buying costumes at the con.

News Items[edit]

The Benefits of Vaccines ()[edit]

Conspiracy Personality ()[edit]

Hurricane Harvey ()[edit]

Oldest Hominin Footprints ()[edit]

Heavy Element Creation ()[edit]

More Goop False Claims ()[edit]

Deorbiting Space Debris ()[edit]

Electric Car Legislation ()[edit]

Science or Fiction ()[edit]

Item #1: The needless hypospray actually predates Star Trek; it was developed and used in 1960. Item #2: China has developed a handheld heat ray gun that is lethal at up to 60 meters. Item #3: The US Military has developed 'Iron Man' type full body armor with internal monitors and heads up display.

Skeptical Quote of the Week ()[edit]

'Let us think the unthinkable, let us do the undoable, let us prepare to grapple with the ineffable itself, and see if we may not eff it after all.' - Douglas Adams (Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency)

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