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'.
August 3rd, 2014
Episode 315 of 464 episodes
0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders 0:06:30 Interview with Heidi Robertson Heidi fills us in on the Northern Rivers Vaccination Supporters and their work in promoting good science and good health. 0:13:17 Evidence, Please with Jo Alabaster. Fake bomb detectors based on dowsing are making the news again. Jo digs deep! 0:25:40 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. 0:30:00 Cosmos DVD Compitition A chance for someone in Australia to win the new Cosmos DVD set. 0:07:40 A Grain of Salt with Eran Segev This week Eran chats to Rhys Morgan from the QED convention in Manchester.