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'.
June 7th, 2015
Episode 362 of 472 episodes
0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders 0:05:23 Evidence Please... with Jo Alabaster Homeopathy under fire again in Australia and the UK. But does Jo give a HOOT??. 0:16:30 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. 0:20:00 Report from Mind Body Wallet Once again the Skeptic Zone heads to the festival of Mind Body Wallet and finds all sorts of amazing claims.... but do they stack up? (Spoiler.. no). Also we hear a report from Jo Benhamu from MBW in 2009. 0:44:00 Skepticamp Sydney A recording of a talk given by Richard Saunders, "We've heard it all before" about some of the sound bites from the New Age.