SGU Episode 687

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SGU Episode 687
September 8th 2018
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SGU 686                      SGU 688

Skeptical Rogues
S: Steven Novella

Quote of the Week


AUTHOR, _short_description_ 

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Show Notes
SGU Forum


Voice-over: You're listening to the Skeptics' Guide to the Universe, your escape to reality.

Forgotten Superheroes of Science (m:ss)[edit]

  • _Person_People_Group_

"5 to 10 Years" (m:ss)[edit]

  • [url_from_show_notes _article_title_][1]

What's the Word? (m:ss)[edit]

  • Word_Topic_Concept

Your Number's Up ()[edit]

  • _Number_Topic_Concept_

Quickie with _Rogue_ (m:ss)[edit]

  • [url_from_show_notes _article_title_][2]

News Items[edit]






(laughs) (laughter) (applause) [inaudible]

News_Item_1 (m:ss)[edit]

  • [url_from_show_notes _article_title_][3]

Sub_section_1 ()[edit]

News_Item_2 ()[edit]

  • [url_from_show_notes _article_title_][4]

News_Item_3 ()[edit]

  • [url_from_show_notes _article_title_][5]

News_Item_4 ()[edit]

  • [url_from_show_notes _article_title_][6]

News_Item_5 ()[edit]

  • [url_from_show_notes _article_title_][7]


Interview with ___ ()[edit]

  • _Interviewee_Topic_Event_

Who's That Noisy? ()[edit]

Answer to previous Noisy:
_brief_description_of_answer_ _perhaps_with_a_link_

New Noisy ()[edit]



Announcements ()[edit]

Dumbest Thing of the Week ()[edit]

  • [url_from_show_notes _article_title_][8]

Name That Logical Fallacy ()[edit]

  • _Fallacy_Topic_Event_

Questions/Emails/Corrections/Follow-ups ()[edit]

Question_Email_Correction #1: _brief_description_ ()[edit]

Question_Email_Correction #2: _brief_description_ ()[edit]

Potent Quotables ()[edit]


Science or Fiction (h:mm:ss)[edit]

Theme: Atlanta, Georgia

Item #1: _item_text_from_show_notes_[9]
Item #2: _item_text_from_show_notes_[10]
Item #3: _item_text_from_show_notes_[11]
Item #4: _item_text_from_show_notes_[12]

Answer Item
Host Result
Rogue Guess

Voice-over: It's time for Science or Fiction.

_Rogue_'s Response[edit]

_Rogue_'s Response[edit]

_Rogue_'s Response[edit]

_Rogue_'s Response[edit]

Steve Explains Item #_n_[edit]

Steve Explains Item #_n_[edit]

Steve Explains Item #_n_[edit]

Steve Explains Item #_n_[edit]

Skeptical Quote of the Week ()[edit]

(quoted text)

 – (author of quote), (description of author)


Signoff/Announcements ()[edit]

S: —and until next week, this is your Skeptics' Guide to the Universe.

S: Skeptics' Guide to the Universe is produced by SGU Productions, dedicated to promoting science and critical thinking. For more information, visit us at Send your questions to And, if you would like to support the show and all the work that we do, go to and consider becoming a patron and becoming part of the SGU community. Our listeners and supporters are what make SGU possible.


Today I Learned[edit]

  • Fact/Description, possibly with an article reference[13]
  • Fact/Description
  • Fact/Description


  1. [url_from_show_notes _publication_: _article_title_]
  2. [url_from_show_notes _publication_: _article_title_]
  3. [url_from_show_notes _publication_: _article_title_]
  4. [url_from_show_notes _publication_: _article_title_]
  5. [url_from_show_notes _publication_: _article_title_]
  6. [url_from_show_notes _publication_: _article_title_]
  7. [url_from_show_notes _publication_: _article_title_]
  8. [url_from_show_notes _publication_: _article_title_]
  9. [url_from_SoF_show_notes _publication_: _article_title_]
  10. [url_from_SoF_show_notes _publication_: _article_title_]
  11. [url_from_SoF_show_notes _publication_: _article_title_]
  12. [url_from_SoF_show_notes _publication_: _article_title_]
  13. [url_for_TIL publication: title]
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