The Skeptic Zone #463- 3.Sept.2017

An episode of the The Skeptic Zone podcast

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0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders

  0:05:27 A Grain of Salt with Eran Segev This week Eran chats to Cara Santa Maria. Cara Santa Maria is a Los Angeles Area Emmy and Knight Foundation Award winning journalist, science communicator, television personality, producer, and podcaster. She is also part of the Skeptics' Guide to the Universe podcast. http://carasantamaria.com

0:27:24 Brew Ha Ha: Science in less time than it takes to order a coffee With Casey Harrigan In the fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor, the most dangerous things in the boxing ring might have been the gloves. This is why the ref's call - and declaration of Mayweather as the winner - was the right call. https://www.australiascience.tv/vod/brew-ha-ha-th…

 0:29:10 An interview with Prof. Paul Willis Paul is a former Director of the Royal Institution of Australia, presenter on ABC TV's Catalyst program, palaeontologist and career science communicator. His life has centred around telling stories for science. His career in science communications has seen him on television across the country with the ABC and acting as Director at the Royal Institution of Australia (RiAus), Australia’s premier science communications organisation. His is currently an Adjunct Associate Professor in Palaeontology at Flinders University. https://www.mediaengagementservices.com.au

0:46:40 The Raw Skeptic Report... with Heidi Robertson In the last of her reports from 'Star Stuff', Heidi chats to Frank about Astro Anarchy. https://www.facebook.com/Astro-Anarchy-29539925396…

 0:50:56 Anti-Vax GP update Embattled anti-vaccination GP John Piesse has agreed to temporarily stop practising as a doctor after he was advised that his medical registration could be suspended. also 'World's number 1 anti-vaxxer' Kent Heckenlively denied entry to Australia The self-proclaimed "world's number one anti-vaxxer" has been denied permission to visit Australia.Immigration Minister Peter Dutton said on Thursday Kent Heckenlively? would not be able to tour Australia later this year as part of an international campaign calling for a pause in childhood vaccinations. http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-… http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/antivax-melbourn…

 Also...

Richard Saunders and Tim Medham - late night radio segment http://www.2gb.com/?s=Skeptics

Maynard and Bunga Bunga maynard.com.au CSI Con - Las Vagas http://csiconference.org European Skeptics Congress - Wroclaw http://euroscepticscon.org QED - Manchester qedcon.org QED - Skepticamp Manchester skepticamp.co.uk

Skepticon Sydney http://www.skeptics.com.au

 

 

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Duration

65 mins

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Sunday, September 3rd 2017
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