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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'.
December 7th, 2013
Episode 279 of 431 episodes
Introduction Richard Saunders 0:05:00 Maynard's Spooky Action... Interviews with delegates and guests at the Australian Skeptics Convention. This week Maynard chats to... Heidi Robertson Postie Linley Eran Segev 0:30:52 A Week in Science The 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. Happy 50th Dr Paul Willis! 0:36:25 Skeptoid 5 All the way from California, it's Brian Dunning with news of his new book, Skeptoid 5: Massacres, Monsters, and Miracles 0:46:15 Australian Skeptics $100,000 prize Want to win $100,000? All you need to is prove you have a supernatural or paranormal power or can access energies unknown to science.