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Offline Steven Novella

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« on: September 27, 2006, 10:32:53 AM »
Joe Nickel, CSICOP's senior investigator, will be our guest tonight (9/27). If you have any burning questions for Joe, post them here (better hurry - sorry for the last notice).
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Offline Timothy Clemans

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« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2006, 11:39:13 AM »
Q: With all the bad press that string theory is gtting right now and in the spotlight of Peter Woit's new book Not Even Wrong: The Failure of String Theory & the Continuing Challenge to Unify the Laws of Physics and Lee Smolin's The Trouble With Physics: The Rise of String Theory, the Fall of a Science, and What Comes Next is the CSICOP looking in string theory and reporting about it for much of it is appearing to pseuoscientific?

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« Reply #2 on: September 27, 2006, 12:58:08 PM »
Q: What has been your most challenging investigation of the paranormal? I have heard a couple of your past interviews and you mentioned a paralell staircase that explained ghostly footsteps. Has there ever been anything particularly challenging or requried deep investigation to get to the source of the problem and have you ever had a situation where the explaination has been normal but suprising phenomenon?
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