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The Skeptic Zone

Mar 11, 2023

Richard Saunders

Nostradamus in Print

A chance find of a newspaper clipping in a Berkeley book store leads to Richard Saunders ordering a long forgotten publication from 1983, "The Untold Story - Nostradamus' Unpublished Prophecies".

Nostradamus on TV

A trip back to 1979 and 1989 to look at the documentaries produced by the Seven Network in Australia, "The Prophecies of Nostradamus". A case study in how myths and assertions can be presented as fact.

Australian Skeptics Newsletter

What skeptical news has caught the eye of Tim Mendham this week?
Read by Adrienne Hill.

A Dive into a Trove

A wander through the decades of digitised Australian newspapers on a search for references to Nostradamus.
1949.04.22 - Balonne Beacon - QLD
1973.01.04 - The Canberra Times
1941.07.24 - The Advocate - Melbourne
1979.11.14 - The Canberra Times
1938.09.28 - The Kadina and Wallaroo Times


10 Years Ago

The Skeptic Zone #229 - 10.March.2013

Maynard's Spooky Action.. Look out for Pirates! Maynard talks to Simon Frew from Pirate Party Australia - A Week in Science with Dr Paul Willis - Academia Film Olomouc. A quick chat about the festival in the Czech Republic. - Dr Rachie Reports A report from Radio 2SER about vaccination featuring Dr Racie - Sydney Skeptics in the Pub. We chat to pubbers and ask the big questions... Do you think human society on the whole will ever turn to science and reason and if so, how long will it take?