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 23rd, 2014
Episode 296 of 472 episodes
0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders 0:06:00 An interview withKirillAlferovfrom the Russian Skeptics In a first for the Skeptics Zone, we chat to a representative from the Russian Skeptics and discover that science and reason are alive and well in Moscow. 0:23:54 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. 0:27:30 Dr Rachie Reports with Dr Rachael Dunlop From 2009, Dr Rachie's first report on the AVN. How things have changed! 0:41:30 An interview with Frank Mosher from the Sacramento Area Skeptics The Sacramento Area Skeptics were created in 2008 in an effort to organize a way for skeptics in the Sacramento area to meet one another. They organize lectures, co-host the annual SkeptiCal Conference, and host monthly social gatherings where like minds can discuss various topics over a pint. They work to promote science and critical thinking in the area and around the world and hope you join them in their effort.