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'.
April 21st, 2013
Episode 245 of 444 episodes
IntroductionRichard Saunders in Olomouc, the Czech Republic.0:04:40 A chat with Jakub Ráliš from the AFO48 Festival.What is AFO? Find out this long running festival.0:11:10 The Enemies of Reason - at AFO48Richard Saunders introduces the film by Dr. Richard Dawkins0:16:20 A quick chat with Rebecca WatsonRebecca was also a guest of the festival.0:18:40 The winner of the international science film competition at AFO48Jury member Bechara Saab annouces the winning film, The Grammar of Happiness. Other jury members were Irina Belykh and Richard Saunders0:24:30 QED in ManchesterA chat with Michael Marshall and Geoff Whelan and many other people at QED.0:35:50 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’.0:39:52 Maynard's Spooky ActionMaynard interviews James Owen Weatherall about his book, 'The Physics of Wall Street'.