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'.
July 5th, 2015
Episode 364 of 454 episodes
0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders and Maynard 0:02:50 Maynard's Spooky Action.. Part #1 Maynard chats to Nicole Rogerson, the founding Director and CEO of Autism Awareness Australia, a national-based not-for-profit organisation, about some of the myths and misconceptions regarding autism. Nicole also covers a few of the more crazy so-called therapies. 0:21:50 Help Save Discovery Help us save Bendigo’s beloved Discovery Centre so they can continue to provide inspiring, hands-on science learning experiences that are fun for everyone! 0:27:20 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. 0:30:55 Lateral Magazine What is Lateral Magazine and how you can take part? We chat to Editor-in-Chief and Founder, Jack Scanlan. 0:42:30 Maynard's Spooky Action.. Part #2 Maynard knocks back a few at Sydney Skeptics in the Pub and asks the big question, what can you do at home to be an active skeptic?