SGU Episode 636

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SGU Episode 636
September 16th 2017
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SGU 635 SGU 637
Skeptical Rogues
S: Steven Novella
B: Bob Novella
J: Jay Novella
E: Evan Bernstein
C: Cara Santa Maria


Quote of the Week
The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.
Thomas A. Edison
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Introduction[edit]

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

What's the Word ()[edit]

  • Occult

News Items[edit]

Equifax Data Breach ()[edit]

Cassini Grand Finale ()[edit]

Largest Void in the Universe ()[edit]

Microplastics ()[edit]

Who's That Noisy ()[edit]

  • Answer to last week: Veery Thrush

Interview with Massimo Pigliucci ()[edit]

Science or Fiction ()[edit]

Item #1: In a recent paper computer scientists argue that the soon to be developed quantum computers will completely destroy all existing internet security. Item #2: The first global map of water in the Moon’s soil shows a patchy pattern largely confined to the poles. Item #3: A new study finds that squirrels organize their nut caches by various criteria, such as type and quality.

Skeptical Quote of the Week ()[edit]

'The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.' - Thomas A. Edison

S: 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 theskepticsguide.org, where you will find the show notes as well as links to our blogs, videos, online forum, and other content. You can send us feedback or questions to info@theskepticsguide.org. Also, please consider supporting the SGU by visiting the store page on our website, where you will find merchandise, premium content, and subscription information. Our listeners are what make SGU possible.


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