Skeptics with a K: Episode #232


Zapping cancer, 3000 gallstones, CAR T-cell therapy, and Get Carter. Plus parasites, immunotherapy, the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, and the resonant frequency of dead flukes. Showing some promise, it’s Skeptics with a K.

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Join in with Marsh’s zapper guessing game with the image below:

Four electronic Zapper machines

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  1. #1 by astrotimer on September 6, 2018 - 17:24

    First thing sorry about the theft.

    Hertz is the measurement of frequency which how many times a wave passes by a point every second. Longer the wavelength the few hertz a wave has, a radio wavelength which can have wavelength of around a meter the frequency can be around 2.4 gigahertz or GHz, visible light which has small wavelengths in nanometer range has a frequency of THz or Terrahertz or 10 to 12 power of waves per second.

  2. #2 by Cappy Charlie on September 6, 2018 - 18:16

    I’m very much a long term listener of SWaK, but in my near decade of listening I’ve never heard anything quite as shocking as Marsh’s Michael Caine impression. It wasn’t even as if he was quoting from Get Carter. Very poor.

  3. #3 by Terry on September 7, 2018 - 19:31

    Do you have to fucking say ‘fuck’ so fucking much? Have you got selective Tourettes?

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