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The Cosmic Boondocks – Episode #5, June 21, 2011


“Our time is burdened under the cumulative weight of successive debunkings of our conceits…. We live in The Cosmic Boondocks.”

~Carl Sagan

The Cosmic Boondocks is a podcast promoting science, freethought and humanistic values in India.

Episode #5, June 21, 2011 – Shownotes


1. Follow up on Baba Ramdev’s antics.

2. Sun-spot activity decline, the Maunder Minimum and the Little Ice Age

3. Pseudoscientific claims about Vedic ritual, Athirathram, in Panjal, Kerala

4. Rare form of nucleotide substitution reveals new information about the genetic code

Fallacy Hunt

Last week’s discussion:

This week’s discussion:[podcast][/podcast]


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Chase the Vagabonds, by Heifervescent
Désaccords, by Eracilon
Hunger for Life, by The Nuri
3vs1, by Stefano Targa

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