SGU Episode 784

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SGU Episode 784
SGU 783 SGU 785
Skeptical Rogues
S: Steven Novella
B: Bob Novella
J: Jay Novella
E: Evan Bernstein
C: Cara Santa Maria
SA: Stephon Alexander
Quote of the Week
'Hopefully, the 27th time’s the charm.'
Grant Imahara
Show Notes
Forum Topic


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

In memoriam: Grant Imahara ()[edit]

COVID-19 Update ()[edit]

News Items[edit]






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

"Dog Years" Myth ()[edit]

  • [link URL link title][1]

Sub-section 1 ()[edit]

Fighting Climate Change with Rock Dust ()[edit]

  • [link URL link title][2]

Visual Perception and Filtering ()[edit]

  • [link URL link title][3]

Underused Terahertz Radiation ()[edit]

  • [link URL link title][4]

Interview with Stephon Alexander ()[edit]

Science or Fiction ()[edit]

Voiceover: It's time for Science or Fiction.

Item #1: [Statement(s).][5]
Item #2: [Statement(s).][6]
Item #3: [Statement(s).][7]

[Rogue’s] Response[edit]

[Rogue’s] Response[edit]

[Rogue’s] Response[edit]

[Rogue’s] Response[edit]

[Host] Explains [Item #][edit]

[Host] Explains [Item #][edit]

[Host] Explains [Item #][edit]

SoF (784)
Fiction organic solvent
Rogue Guess
{{{rogue5}}} {{{answer5}}}
Host Result
Steve sweep
Other Items

Who's That Noisy? ()[edit]

  • Answer to last week’s Noisy: [brief description, perhaps with link]

New Noisy ()[edit]

[brief, vague description of Noisy]

Skeptical Quote of the Week ()[edit]

[Text – author] , [short description]

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[8]
  • Fact/Description
  • Fact/Description


  1. publication: [url-from-news-item-show-notes link-title]
  2. publication: [url-from-news-item-show-notes link-title]
  3. publication: [url-from-news-item-show-notes link-title]
  4. publication: [url-from-news-item-show-notes link-title]
  5. publication: [url-from-SoF-show-notes link-title]
  6. publication: [url-from-SoF-show-notes link-title]
  7. publication: [url-from-SoF-show-notes link-title]
  8. publication: [url-for-TIL title]


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