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The Skeptic Zone

Apr 8, 2023

Richard Saunders

New Zealand Skeptics' $100,000 Challenge

We talk to Craig Shearer, the chair of the New Zealand Skeptics, about the organisation's $100,000 challenge. Can psychics and their ilk in New Zealand live up to their claims? If so, they can collect the large cash reward.

Australian Skeptics Newsletter

What skeptical news has caught the eye of Tim Mendham this week?
Read by Adrienne Hill in tne Skeptic Zone studio.

A Dive into a Trove

A wander through the decades of digitised Australian newspapers on a search for references to "Fisher's Ghost".

1925.02.20 - The Herald - Melbourne Vic
1925.09.24 - The Evening News - Rockhampton Qld
1927.03.09 - The Kiama Reporter and Illawarra Journal
1948.09.27 - Tweed Daily
1897.01.30 - Australian Town and Country Journal


10 Years Ago

The Skeptic Zone #233 - 6.April.2013

A chat with Marit Simonsen and Kristin Carlsson in Oslo. Walking in the snow or visiting skeptics in the pub, Oslo has something for everyone! - An update with Ian Bryce on the operation to restore sight to a blind dog... thank you science! - A Week in Science with Dr Paul Willis - Maynard's Spooky Action. He's back in Sydney Skeptics in the Pub to ask the BIG question. Should you tell kids about the Easter Bunny? - "Tesseracts" by Neal A. Yeager