The Pseudo Scientists Episode 35 — Anti-vaccination, Australian high school education, Christmas and Shelley Segal
Richard, James and Jason discuss Christmas, Australian high school science education, new measures by the government to boost vaccination rates, and anti-vaccination exposure at the Woodford Folk Festival. Plus, Jack interviews rationalist singer-songwriter Shelley Segal, whose debut LP “An Atheist Album” was released in November.
As featured on the fabulous JREF Swift blog! The book is now available to download, as well as purchase in e-book form! Skeptical Blog Anthology — E-Book Format. The Skeptical Blog Anthology features essays by: Dr Phillip Plait of “Bad Astronomy”, Dr Karen Stollznow…
INTRO: Elliot, Jason and Belinda. Belinda/Belder, Skepticamp Melbourne.
INTERVIEW: Jen McCreight (recorded at TAM 9 in Las Vegas).
NEWS: The end of the Blackmores/Pharmacy Guild saga, and Rick Perry’s attempted censorship of an environmental report.
The Pseudo Scientists Episode 33 — The Nobel Prizes, the death of Steve Jobs, “The One” and Dick Smith
INTRO: Jack, Jason and Belinda. Jason’s footy team, Jack and Belinda’s adventures in the wonderful world of science.
INTERVIEW: Dick Smith.
NEWS: The Nobel Prizes in Physics and Medicine and Physiology, the death of Steve Jobs, and Channel 7’s “The One” is back on the air.
Book review: Nonsense on stilts (Massimo Pigliucci) How do we define science, what is a soft or a hard science and how do we determine whether not something is scientific in nature? Massimo Pigliucci delves into this topic in a…
The Pseudo Scientists Episode 32 — The Ig Nobel Prizes, the Christian National anthem, climate change and George Hrab
INTRO: Belinda, James, Elliot and James. Elliot being creepy, daylight savings.
INTERVIEW: George Hrab.
NEWS: The Ig Nobel Prizes, the Christian National Anthem, and climate change in the media.