The Podcast from Australia for Science and Reason. Join Richard Saunders and the crew for interviews and reports from around the world.

Introduction

Richard Saunders and Jo Alabaster from Mind Body Wallet

 

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Evidence Please... with Jo Alabaster

Look... up in the sky! It's a bird.. it's a plane... it's Chemtrails? Jo gives us the low down and the high up on these trails in teh sky.

 

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Australian Skeptics Bent Spoon Award

An overview of some of the 2014 nominees.

 

0:22:37

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.

 

0:25:30

Mind Body Wallet Report

Jo Alabaster, Eran Segev, Alethea Dean and Richard Saunders live from the woo fest.

 

0:37:20

Maynard's Spooky Action... 

This week Maynard catches up with the Ghost Hunters Of South Coast and Territories.

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Introduction

Richard Saunders and Maynard

 

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Evidence Please... with Jo Alabaster

New Zealand leads the way by giving homeopathy the boot!

 

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Australian Skeptics 2014 Convention

Update with lasted news about SGU and Geo at the convention.

 

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A Week in Science

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Skeptic Wins Award

Daniel Loxton wins an award for his storybook "Pterosaur Trouble".

 

0:22:10

Horrible-Scope

What do the stars tell you about... you? Who knows? Let's ask Dr. Duarf Ekaf.

 

0:29:35

Maynard's Spooky Action... 

Maynard at Sydney Skeptics in the Pub catches up with Dr. Brad McKay and then more from the Sydney Paranormal Expo interviewing visitors and believers.

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Introduction

Richard Saunders

 

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Evidence Please... with Jo Alabaster

Jo's report from the Sydney Paranormal Expo.

 

0:28:55

A Week in Science

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0:32:25

Maynard's Spooky Action... 

Maynard at the Sydney Paranormal Expo interviewing visitors and believers.

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Introduction

Richard Saunders, Maynard and Jo Alabaster live from the Sydney Paranormal Expo

 

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Interview with Dr Pamela Gay

Once again Dr Gay finds herself in Sydney and heads up to the Sydney Observatory to chat with Richard Saunders.

 

0:24:05

A Week in Science

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Mid Expo Report

Maynard and Richard Saunders catch up during the Paranormal Expo.

 

0:29:40

Interview with Michael Marshall - Part 2

What should a skeptic do when visiting a psychic show? Find out more with Michael Marshall.

Direct download: the_skeptic_zone_311_141005.mp3
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Introduction

Richard Saunders

 

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An interview with Michael Marshall

What's "Good Thinking"? Why should you "Be Reasonable"? Find out from our man in Merseyside!

 

0:26:12

Guest Editorial with Signe Cane

Who would plague the WHO with quackery? Who indeed! Fine out with Signe Cane as she looks at a homeopathic petition.

 

0:30:55

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.

 

0:33:55

An interview with Susan Gerbic

Undercover but out in the open, Susan tells us of an operation to investigate a so-called "psychic" in California.

 

0:51:00

Maynard's Spooky Action...

Maynard and Richard try to come to terms with Cosmos and Ancient Aliens. What could possibly go wrong?

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Introduction

Richard Saunders

 

0:03:40

Evidence Please... with Jo Alabaster

Defending the Lion; The Vulnerability of Truth

 

0:09:25

Jim Wilshire reads...

Bachelor of Séance

Mostly Ghostly

 

0:14:05

Off the Shelf

From the pages of 'The Skeptic', the magazine of Australian Skeptics... Bostijan Savle visits his local library and didn't like what he saw... and said so. Read by Richard Saunders.

 

0:23:15

A Week in Science

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0:26:40

Saunders on the Radio

Richard Saunders on the radio to chat about 'The Vaccination Chronicles'.

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Introduction

Richard Saunders

 

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Are pharmacists as trustworthy as they'd like us to believe?

Opinion piece by Mick Vagg, read by Richard Saunders.

 

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An Open Letter to Australian Pharmacies

Ear Candling? What on earth are you selling?

 

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Evidence Please... with Jo Alabaster

Vitamin K? What's that and why should we care? Why are some people rejecting it? Find out more with Jo.

 

0:20:05

A Week in Science

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0:23:36

Maynard's Spooky Action... 

Maynard at Sydney Skeptics in the Pub. Chats with Joanne Benhamu and Gary Dalrymple (Sydney Freecon organiser).

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Introduction

Richard Saunders, Maynard and Jo Alabaster

 

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Maynard's Spooky Action... Part #1

Maynard and Richard head to the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney to perform the Mystery Investigators show. Maynard also chats to Tilly Boleyn from the Powerhouse and others taking part in the science festival.

 

0:20:18

A Week in Science

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0:24:03

Maynard's Spooky Action... Part #2

Maynard at Sydney Skeptics in the Pub. Do we still need skeptics in 2014? Also Maynard's feature interview with scientist Jodi Rowley about her work in describing new species of frogs.

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Introduction

Maynard

 

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Evan Bernstein from SGU

Richard Saunders chats to Evan Bernstein, of the rouges from The Skeptics Guide to the Universe Podcast. This week Evan is at Dragon*Con in Atlanta.

 

0:23:00

A Grain of Salt with Eran Segev

Eran chats to Johanna Bischof about diet and misconceptions.

 

0:29:42

A Week in Science

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0:33:13

Evidence Please... with Jo Alabaster

Not quite magic undies, but strange claims nevertheless. Jo looks at the latest with Wireless Armour and their shilding underwear.

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Introduction

Richard Saunders

 

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Mystery Investigators Show

Science week at the Australian Museum with the Mystery Investigators.

 

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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.

 

0:19:24

Maynard's Spooky Action

The Big Night of Science at the Powerhouse Museum. Maynard chats to Dr Rachie and many others at the event.

Direct download: the_skeptic_zone_305_140824.mp3
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