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'.
June 1st, 2014
Episode 304 of 450 episodes
0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders 0:06:12 A Grain of Salt with Eran Segev This week Eran chats to Nathan "Nate" Phelps an American-born Canadian author, LGBT rights activist, and public speaker on the topics of religion and child abuse. 0:30:35 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. 0:35:10 A day in the Blue Mountains Richard Saunders travels to the Blue Mountains west of Sydney to do some filming for "The Vaccination Chronicles" and chats to Jo Alabaster and Peter Bowditch. 0:50:45 Maynard's Spooky Action... Good Eye Health. Maynard interviews Dr Peter Davies about Macular Degeneration.