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 28th, 2014
Episode 323 of 472 episodes
0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders 0:05:50 An interview with Michael Marshall What's "Good Thinking"? Why should you "Be Reasonable"? Find out from our man in Merseyside! 0:26:12 Guest Editorial with Signe Cane Who would plague the WHO with quackery? Who indeed! Fine out with Signe Cane as she looks at a homeopathic petition. 0:30:55 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. 0:33:55 An interview with Susan Gerbic Undercover but out in the open, Susan tells us of an operation to investigate a so-called "psychic" in California. 0:51:00 Maynard's Spooky Action... Maynard and Richard try to come to terms with Cosmos and Ancient Aliens. What could possibly go wrong?