The Pseudoscientists
Rotating panel discussions on science and skepticism news and popular culture, with special guests, interviews, personal stories and general ridiculousness, all out of Melbourne, Australia. A podcast of the Young Australian Skeptics.

Sarah and Jack look at the science and skeptical themes in the recent movies "Lucy", "Snowpiercer", "Guardians of the Galaxy" and the James Randi documentary "An Honest Liar", and also touch on some self-assembling robots and turning brown butterflies purple.

Plus: nanotechnology, chemistry joke feedback, and climate change-denying geologist Ian Plimer.

Direct download: Episode_128__Symbolic_Perpetual_Motion.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:09am AEST

Jack geeks out with parasitologist and general cool person Kelly Weinersmith about the seriously interesting world of parasites, zombies and evolutionary neuroscientists. Are mosquitos parasites, or just annoying? How do fungi control ants? Which parasite is in the brains of one third of all human beings? And how many bad jokes can Jack make in an hour? Listen and find out...

Direct download: Parasites_and_Zombies__A_Discussion_with_Kelly_Weinersmith.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:10am AEST