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'.
September 7th, 2014
Episode 318 of 453 episodes
0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders, Maynard and Jo Alabaster 0:03:00 Maynard's Spooky Action... Part #1 Maynard and Richard head to the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney to perform the Mystery Investigators show. Maynard also chats to Tilly Boleyn from the Powerhouse and others taking part in the science festival. 0:20:18 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. 0:24:03 Maynard's Spooky Action... Part #2 Maynard at Sydney Skeptics in the Pub. Do we still need skeptics in 2014? Also Maynard's feature interview with scientist Jodi Rowley about her work in describing new species of frogs.