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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 5th, 2016
Episode 412 of 438 episodes
0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders 0:09:18 Maynard's Spooky Action.. Maynard at Paracon 2016 Part #2 High up in the Blue Mountains, Maynard goes looking for ghosts, aliens and the unknown... but instead finds... Sheryl Gottschall Delegates Calvin Von Crush 0:32:42 The Raw Skeptic Report Anti-vaccination activists crash immunisation seminar A public seminar on immunisation in Perth was forced to close early after anti-vaccination activists hijacked the event and called doctors liars. 0:48:15 Sydney Skeptics in the Pub This week we ask the big question, what would you think if we make contact with aliens?