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'.
April 19th, 2015
Episode 353 of 432 episodes
0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders. 0:04:30 The Raw Skeptic Report This week Heidi Robertson talks about her week in front of the TV cameras and the current vaccination situation in Mullumbimby. 0:30:40 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. 0:35:00 StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson News on the upcoming TV show on the National Geographic Channel. 0:40:42 An open letter to Brisbane City Council Ross Balch reads a letter in response to a banner promoting the kooky, nutty, crackers, absurd, daffy and ridiculous delusion of Homeopathy.