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'.
August 23rd, 2015
Episode 371 of 449 episodes
0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders and Jo Alabaster with a review of Neil deGrasse Tyson in Sydney. 0:05:43 Bad Science Watch in Canada We chat to Michael Kruse about the Canadian Government's crack down on the far-fetched claims of homeopathy. 0:27:48 The Raw Skeptic Report with Heidi Robertson This week Heidi looks at the facts and myths behind influenza and interviews Kelly who lost her mother to the disease. 0:46:45 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. 0:50:20 Deep Space with Kevin Davies Guest reporter Kevin Davies chats to Glen Nagle, the Education and Public Outreach Manager at the Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex. Pluto and beyond!