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'.
January 13th, 2014
Episode 286 of 469 episodes
0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders 0:03:35 An interview with Dr Simon Singh Simon chats about his new book, "The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets" as well as the recent changes to the libel laws in England. 0:26:30 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. 0:29:55 Maynard's Spooky Action... What will 2014 bring us? Maynard asks skeptical people at Sydney Skeptics in the Pub for their predictions.