SGU Episode 894

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SGU Episode 894
August 27th 2022
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SGU 893 SGU 895
Skeptical Rogues
S: Steven Novella

Quote of the Week
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Show Notes
[ Forum Topic]


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

This Day in Skepticism ()[edit]

Forgotten Superheroes of Science ()[edit]

"5 to 10 Years" ()[edit]

What's the Word? ()[edit]


Your Number's Up ()[edit]

Quickie with Bob ()[edit]

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COVID-19 Update ()[edit]

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Quickie with Bob ()[edit]

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Interview with ___ ()[edit]

Skeptical Puzzle ()[edit]

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New Puzzle ()[edit]

Who's That Noisy? ()[edit]

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Announcements ()[edit]

Dumbest Thing of the Week ()[edit]

Name That Logical Fallacy ()[edit]

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

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Science or Fiction ()[edit]

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Answer Item
Host Result
Rogue Guess

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

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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]

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