The Pseudo Scientists Episode 46 — The Square Kilometre Array, river emergencies and a commercial space-flight milestone
Jack, Belinda, James and Richard discuss the Australian and South African Square Kilometre Array telescopes, problems with a plan to help save the Murray-Darling river basin in eastern Australia, and the successful launch and docking to the International Space Station of a pioneering commercial space capsule, SpaceX’s Dragon.
Hello there, fellow bloggers, readers and browsers, I was recently reading through my issue of Scientific American (which I subscribe to), and I came to the columns in the back of the magazine, and the one written by Michael Shermer really…
Belinda and Jack present the audio from the April 16th “Test of Faith” panel discussion from the Reason for Faith Festival. Jack discusses the intersection of science and religion (specifically Christianity) with two fellow atheists, Jonathan Meddings and Professor Graham Oppy, and three Christian scientists, Professor John Pilbrow, Dr Bruce Yabsley and Associate Professor Alan Gijsbers.
The Pseudo Scientists Episode 45 — The “Real” Australian Sceptics, anti-intellectualism and listener feedback
Belinda, James and Richard discuss anti-vaccine site the “Real” Australian Sceptics, Australian anti-intellectualism, and read out some listener emails from California, New Zealand and Finland.
The Pseudo Scientists Episode 44 — Analytical thought vs. beliefs, eggless chickens, the compatibility of science and religion and Eugenie Scott
Richard, Belinda and Jack discuss eggless chickens, analytical thought and its effects on supernatural beliefs, and the compatibility of science and religion. Plus, Belinda interviews Eugenie Scott from the National Center for Science Education about recent developments in anti-evolution legislation in the US.