The Podcast from Australia for Science and Reason. Join Richard Saunders and his team of reporters for your weekly dose of skeptical news and interviews, reports and comments. Past guests have included, James Randi, Stephen Fry, Tim Minchin, Eugenie Scott, Dr Phil Plait, Michael Marshall, Dr Steve Novella, Dr Pamela Gay, Jon Ronson, Dr Ben Goldacre, Simon Singh, Prof. Richard Wiseman, Dick Smith, Banachek, Prof. Chris French, George Hrab, Tim Ferguson, Dr Paul Willis and many, many more. Featuring Australian radio legend Maynard with his Spooky Action, Jo Alabaster from the 'Evidence Please' blog, Eran Segev's Grain of Salt, Dr Rachael Dunlop with 'Dr Rachie Reports' and Heidi Robertson aka 'The Raw Skeptic'.
March 9th, 2013
Episode 240 of 472 episodes
0:00:00 IntroductionRichard Saunders0:06:00 Maynard's Spooky Action..Look out for Pirates! Maynard talks to Simon Frew from Pirate Party Australia0:12:28 A Week in Science with Dr Paul WillisThe Royal Institution of Australia (RiAus) is a national scientific not-for-profit organisation with a mission to ‘bring science to people and people to science’.0:17:00 Academia Film OlomoucA quick chat about the festival in the Czech Republic.0:20:30 Dr Rachie ReportsA report from Radio 2SER about vaccination featuring Dr Racie. This report was heard first on Radio 2SER and we thank them for their kind permission to use this story.0:32:00 Sydney Skeptics in the PubWe chat to pubbers and ask the big questions... Do you think human society on the whole will ever turn to science and reason and if so, how long will it take?