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 10th, 2014
Episode 314 of 449 episodes
0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders 0:05:20 The JREF MDC for 2014 Come behind the curtain for a look at the planning of the James Randi Educational Foundation's Million Dollar Challenge. 0:22:00 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. 0:24:56 Evidence, Please with Jo Alabaster. Jo heads for Skeptics in the Pub to ask if we really still need the Million Dollar Challenge. 0:46:35 A Grain of Salt with Eran Segev This week Eran chats to Elizabeth Pisani from the QED convention in Manchester, about AIDS, HIV and Circumcision.