SGU Episode 885

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SGU Episode 885
June 25th 2022
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SGU 884 SGU 886
Skeptical Rogues
S: Steven Novella
B: Bob Novella
C: Cara Santa Maria
E: Evan Bernstein

Quote of the Week

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Show Notes
Forum Topic

Introduction, Stomach bugs, Heat waves[edit]

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

News Items[edit]






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

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What's the Word? ()[edit]


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

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Question_Email_Correction #1: _brief_description_ ()[edit]

Science or Fiction ()[edit]

Theme: Geology

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Answer Item
Host Result
Steve swept
Rogue Guess

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

_Cara_ Response[edit]

_Bob_ Response[edit]

_Evan_ Response[edit]

Steve Explains Item #_3_[edit]

Steve Explains Item #_2[edit]

Steve Explains Item #_1_[edit]

Skeptical Quote of the Week ()[edit]

– AUTHOR (YYYY-YYYY), _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[9]
  • Fact/Description
  • Fact/Description



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