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 12th, 2015
Episode 367 of 469 episodes
0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders 0:04:00 The Raw Skeptic Report This week Heidi Robertson interviews Cath Hughes about the sad loss of her son Riley and the positive action she is now taking. Also, Heidi chats with Chrys Stevenson about the Jode Matthews appeal. 0:16:35 Saunders on Psychic Reporter Richard Saunders is asked to define 'skeptic' and what to look out for when visiting a so-called 'psychic'. 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. 0:26:35 Astrology vs..... reality? Back in 2009 Richard Saunders appeared on national TV to debate an astrologer. Did anyone win?