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'.
November 1st, 2015
Episode 381 of 449 episodes
0:00:00Stormy IntroductionRichard Saunders 0:05:30Maynard's Spooky Action.. Maynard has a quick chat to John Flansburgh from 'They Might Be Giants', an American alternative rock band formed in 1982 that LOVE science. 0:11:32A Week in ScienceThe 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. 0:14:50Report on the Homeopathy Plus Court Case Maureen Chuck live from Skepticamp Brisbane brings us up-to-date with the lasted legal action taken against Homeopathy Plus. 0:33:50Feature InterviewMaynard talks to Joe Nickell, a prominent skeptic and investigator of the paranormal. He has helped expose such famous forgeries as the purported diary of Jack the Ripper.This is part #2 of a 2 part interview. Peanut Butter Cookie anyone?