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 30th, 2014
Episode 297 of 468 episodes
0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders 0:05:25 Dr Besh Saab... from Mars! (Sort of) Besh answers listener questions about his possible mission to Mars. 0:16:30 Media reports on the some worrying vaccination rates Reports from Radio 2UE and TV's Studio 10 0:22:50 Robert Blaskiewicz and the Burzynski petition An important update on the ongoing Burzynski story. 0:29:00 Australian Skeptics Dinner Meeting Remarks from Richard Saunders at the Sydney meeting. 0:38:00 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. 0:42:10 ScamWatch from the ACCC Do you get calls from people claiming they can fix your computer? The ACCC has some good advice.