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 17th, 2014
Episode 317 of 472 episodes
0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders 0:05:04 Dr Rachie Reports Recorded at Sydney Skeptics in the Pub, Dr Rachie reports on the progress of the Stop the AVN facebook group. 0:31:07 Cosmos DVD winner We announce the winner of the Cosmos DVD pack from National Geographic Australia. 0:32:30 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. 0:36:00 Balance in the Media? We follow the story of the reporting of vaccination news in the "Sunshine Coast Daily" newspaper. A lesson in skeptics taking action. With Jo Alabaster, Richard Sanders and Ross Balch.