Most mornings, I watch a group of superb fairy-wrens flit across my backyard, chasing insects through the grass. The birds are easy to identify from a distance: even when males aren’t wearing their vibrant blue-and-black breeding plumage, there’s no mistaking…
The Pseudoscientists Episode 76 — Global civilisation collapse, stereo-smelling moles, sex over stories, and space vs. the ocean
Jack, Rachael and Tom step into the offices of the Foundation for Young Australians and talk about the stereo-noses of moles, how genes can travel faster than stories (or how sex is better than talking), and how screwed we’re all going to be in the event of a global collapse of civilisation. Jargonauts gets off balance with “homeostasis”, and we make the choice between exploring space or the ocean, with your help.
The Pseudoscientists Episode 70 — Birds and butts, epigenetic sexuality and creationist beliefs, with Sarah McBride
Jack, Belinda and Rachael are joined by new YAS writer and medical student Sarah McBride to talk birds and butts, the epigenetics of homosexuality, eating fat, and what creationists actually believe about science. Jargonauts focuses on the word “fiducial”, and we look at your answers to last week’s question about the best argument for the existence of God. But sadly, no On The Street! Next week’s question: “Is it okay for atheists to celebrate Christmas?”