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SGU Episode 752
December 7th 2019
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SGU 751                      SGU 753

Skeptical Rogues
S: Steven Novella

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

Interview with Richard Wiseman ()[edit]






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

Questions and Answers ()[edit]

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Question #1: _brief_description_ ()[edit]

Question #2: _brief_description_ ()[edit]

Science or Fiction ()[edit]

Answer Item
Fiction St. magnus' chair
Science Dolly's mothers
Morag mermaid
Host Result
Rogue Guess

Voiceover: It's time for Science or Fiction.

Theme: Scotland
Item #1: The clone sheep Dolly had three mothers.[1]
Item #2: Scotland has a less well-known myth of Morag of Loch Morar.[2]
Item #3: Saint Magnus of Iona invented the chair.[3]

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Richard Explains Item #_n_[edit]

Richard Explains Item #_n_[edit]

Richard Explains Item #_n_[edit]

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]

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  4. [url_for_TIL publication: title]


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