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Jun 22, 2019

Show Notes
0:00:00 Introduction

Richard Saunders
0:06:54 Psychics and Missing Persons

Again and again, so-called "Psychics" chime in with mystical informaion on missing persons. Worse still they send usless information to the Police and give false hope to heartbroken parents. We look at a few cases in the news.

 

http://www.google.com/search?q=Theo+Hayez+Psychic

http://www.google.com/search?q=William+Tyrrell+Psychic

http://undeceivingourselves.org/S-ican.htm

0:23:50 Bugs in Berkeley

We join Dr Eugenie Scott for a visit to the Berkeley Botanic Gardens, where we find a table dedicated to science outreach from the National Centre for Science Education.

 

https://botanicalgarden.berkeley.edu

https://ncse.com

0:38:55 ESP... Sence or Nonsence?

How did the popular magazine 'The Australian Woman's Weekly' cover the topic of the paranormal over 40 years ago. Find out as we dive into the pages from 1977. A report by Patricia Angly

 

https://trove.nla.gov.au/aww

https://trove.nla.gov.au/aww/read/340143?q=ESP&s=0&resultId=num2#page/18/mode/2up

Also

Skepticon 2019

https://skepticon.org.au

NZ Skeptics 2019

https://conference.skeptics.nz

Award for Dr Pamela Gay

https://thehumanist.com/news/aha_news/meet-the-2019-isaac-asimov-science-award-recipient-pamela-gay

Canberra Skeptics - talk by Trish Hann

https://www.meetup.com/SocialSkepticsCanberra/events/262279997/

The Well Known Skeptic

https://skepticalinquirer.org/exclusive/qa-with-john-de-lancie/