Skepticus

1982 VA1. Discovered 1982 Nov. 15 by E. Bowell at Anderson Mesa.

Named for the Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal and its journal The Skeptical Enquirer. CSICOP is nonprofit educational organization, founded in 1976 to investigate paranormal, occult and fringe claims using rigorous scientific methodology. CSICOP has spawned a grassroots movement of some 70 autonomous groups worldwide. Throught public education and outreach, CSICOP has become a voice of reason to counter pseudoscience and superstition. (M 27735) Named and citation provided by J. McGaha.

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