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'.
May 31st, 2015
Episode 359 of 431 episodes
0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders and Jo Alabaster 0:07:36 Maynard's Spooky Action... Maynard heads to Paracon Australia 2015 at the iconic Blue Mountains hotel The Carrington in Katoomba. He chats to Travis Walton an American logger who was allegedly abducted by a UFO on November 5, 1975. 0:27:36 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. 0:31:35 Podcasting Sydney Meetup Richard Saunders and Maynard attend the first meeting of Sydney Podcasters and chat to organiser, Dr Siobhan O'Sullivan. 0:36:40 Evidence Please... with Jo Alabaster Blackmores funds Sydney Uni chair in ‘integrative medicine’ - Vitamin and supplements company Blackmores is funding a “chair in integrative medicine” at Sydney University. 0:46:00 Skepticamp Sydney 2015 A short report... with more to come. This week CUPCAKES!