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'.
September 4th, 2016
Episode 425 of 432 episodes
0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders 0:05:57 Dr Angie at Dragon Con We catch up with Dr Angie Mattke and ask her about the talk on alternative medicine she gave at the Skeptrack at Dragon Con in Atlanta. http://skeptics.dragoncon.org 0:19:12 Maynard's Spooky Action.. Maynard and Richard head for the Australian Museum and chat to Rachel Robertson about teaching science via robots. http://australianmuseum.net.au/science-festival 0:25:32 The Raw Skeptic Report This week Heidi Robertson has another report from the recent Brisbane Skepticamp. She chats to Michelle Franklin from Darwin Skeptics about how her work looking at bio control. http://www.brisbaneskeptics.org 0:36:08 Maynard and the question of quantum At Sydney Skeptics in the pub, Maynard finds out wha the average pubber knows about the quantum world. Also a chat with Ian Bryce who does actually know! Also... The Blue Castle Podcast http://thebluecastle.libsyn.com Folding Australia 2016 Origami Convention https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/folding-australia-2016-origami-convention-tickets-26347133987 Skeptics Dinner Meeting with Lyne Kelly - 24th September http://www.skeptics.com.au/2016/08/11/sydney-dinner-sept-24-wisdom-of-the-ancients