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Take a fact-based journey through the cosmos. Tune in to hear weekly discussions on astronomical topics ranging from planets to cosmology. Hosted by Fraser Cain (Universe Today) and Dr. Pamela L. Gay (SIUE), this show brings the questions of an avid astronomy lover direct to an astronomer. Together Fraser and Pamela explore what is known and being discovered about the universe around us. Astronomy Cast is supported through individual donations and the sponsorship of Swinburne Astronomy Online.
 
The Podcast from Australia for Science and Reason. Join Richard Saunders and his team of reporters for your weekly dose of skeptical news and interviews, reports and comments. Past guests have included, James Randi, Stephen Fry, Tim Minchin, Eugenie Scott, Dr Phil Plait, Michael Marshall, Dr Steve Novella, Dr Pamela Gay, Jon Ronson, Dr Ben Goldacre, Simon Singh, Prof. Richard Wiseman, Dick Smith, Banachek, Prof. Chris French, George Hrab, Tim Ferguson, Dr Paul Willis and many, many more. Fea ...
 
Get your daily dose of all that's new in space and astronomy. The sky is not the limit, as we bring you a fast-paced roundup of launches, landings, and everyday discoveries. The Daily Space is brought to you by the team behind CosmoQuest at the Planetary Science Institute, and features hosts Dr. Pamela L. Gay & Annie Wilson.
 
Ginger Campbell, MD host of the highly rated Brain Science Podcast, uses this podcast to explore her love of reading and ideas, including science, philosophy, history, and what ever else she is reading. This podcast comes out about once a month and often contains interviews of authors and scientists. Check http://booksandideas.com for details.
 
Daily 30 minute relationship and mental health information conversations hosted by Pamela Brewer. Monday focus is men, Tuesday focus is on transitions, Wednesday focus is on women, Thursday (Thoughtful Thursday) we hear from clinical experts, Friday (Friday : On The Psychological Side) takes an expansive look at the world at large from a psychological perspective.
 
At Dropping In we’ll explore diverse stories about identity. By listening to others talk about their own path, ours becomes less fearful. Where are we now and how do we meet the challenges? Dropping In is a place of discovery. We might believe that our life experiences are uniquely our own. Yet there’s a community of people that are here to bear witness, to relate to, link arms with and support us. They join us on Dropping In, tackling subjects like breaking into your dream business, cultura ...
 
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Our later years are a time to return to some of the things that really matter in life. Find out how tapping into your creativity, something you may have been ignoring since you left childhood, can help make you healthier and happier. Someone who’s been working tirelessly for years to spread that good news is the Director of National Center for Crea…
 
Caregiving is one of the most painful, stressful and complicated tasks anyone could ever take on. It’s a role Kim Campbell took on when her husband, famed country musician Glen Campbell, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. She shares how they journeyed the path together during the Rhinestone Cowboy’s final years and what she learned from the ex…
 
0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders 0:05:26 COVID-19 Conspiracy Graffiti Michelle Bijkersma reports on COVID-19 conspiracy theory graffiti in Melbourne. 0:10:42 Protests - COVID-19 Conspiracies Anti-Lockdown protests at Melbourne's Queen Victoria Market as police arrest 74 protesters and issue more than $280,000 in fines. https://www.theage.com.a…
 
While Venus has dominated the news cycle this week, scientists were publishing papers on other planets, both within our solar system and without. We look at a warm Jupiter orbiting a cool star, the composition of Uranus’ moons (save your jokes for the Q&A), and how life may be hard to detect on Mars. Plus Hubble has released a brand new image of Ju…
 
A global pandemic, disastrous climate events, erratic U.S. politics and … murder hornets? 2020 has been rough, and our inner voice doesn’t have a problem reminding us. Tell it to f*ck off with this new irreverent, laugh-out-loud guide, “Move on Motherf*cker,” by board-certified psychologist Jodie Eckleberry-Hunt. When we’re anxious, stressed, or fe…
 
Join us as we take a look at today's top story - a planet has been found still in orbit around its white dwarf star even after a supernova. Then we discuss how a Wolf-Rayet binary system is a dust factory. Finally, new works show neutron stars are NOT producing all those heavy elements, the solar minimum is over, and Breakthrough Listen is all over…
 
Actor John Corbett is loving his career, loving his various opportunities to explore creative projects and loving his partner of nearly 20 years, the iconic Bo Derek. As he once again steps into the shoes of Lara Jean’s dad in the popular Netflix film series “To All the Boys,” Corbett checks in with GB about his path to stardom and shares what it’s…
 
0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders 0:04:20 A Dive into a Trove A wander through the decades of digitised Australian newspapers on a search for references to the words "Yowie Hunt". Did anyone ever find the Australian Big Foot? http://www.trove.nla.gov.au 0:21:08 CFI - We're Not Backing Down from Walmart Snake oil profiteering has emerged as a ge…
 
My Journey from Rape to Healing and Wellness: When faced with overwhelming hardship, what we believe makes all the difference. This inspiring memoir offers the gripping and uplifting details of a story that sparked national interest. At age twenty-six, Anne was brutally raped by a stranger while riding her bicycle. Years later, still seeking to hea…
 
Join us today as we examine major news coming out last week from institutions analyzing data from the LIGO and Virgo gravitational wave detectors: the largest and farthest collision detected yet has led to the discovery of an “impossible” black hole. Plus a triple-star system has planetary rings and the camera that will be at the heart of the Vera …
 
What makes the happiest happy? And what can the oldest old teach us about happiness? New York Times best-selling author and reporter John Leland spent a year studying the lives and habits of six people 85 and older. What he learned forever transformed his views on aging. He shares their secrets in his best-selling book, “Happiness is a Choice You M…
 
0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders 0:03:43 Here's My Two Cents Worth. With Jennifer Hathorn Jennifer takes us on a decades long journey through the madness that is Dragon*Con. What are some of the highlights involving skepticism? Find out about the time James Randi appeared with Alice Cooper. 0:13:47 LIVE from Skeptrack! We talk to Dr Angie Matt…
 
Traditional definitions equating confidence with a showy bravado that ’takes no prisoners’ are outdated - think about it; in the UK and USA, the white, middle class, extrovert leaders we have embody “confidence” - it’s a BIG PART of why they got elected and their underlying belief that “they always know best” is why our countries were slow to react…
 
0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders 0:03:50 A Drive into a Trove A wander through the decades of digitised Australian newspapers on a search for references to the word "clairvoyant". Can we find a little wisdom from the past? http://www.trove.nla.gov.au 0:20:10 Australian Skeptics Newsletter What skeptical news has caught the eye of Tim Mendham t…
 
I’m So Glad You’re Here is the story of a family disrupted by a father’s mental illness. The memoir opens with a riveting account of Gay, age eighteen, witnessing her father being bound in a straitjacket and carried out of the house on a stretcher. The trauma she experiences escalates when, after her father has had electroshock treatments at a stat…
 
Join us today as we look at how fractures on Europa’s surface are leading scientists to reevaluate the geologic past of the Jovian moon. Speaking of Jovian moons, Sweden has finished an instrument for the JUICE mission that will measure electromagnetic fields and map the oceans of Ganymede. And finally, Comet NEOWISE continues to make headlines wit…
 
An important part of creating the life you want is taking charge of your everyday life. A best-selling author says she’s tapped into the secrets of achieving that. Gretchen Rubin rose to fame with her wildly successful book, The Happiness Project, but even before she became a household name, she was a huge success. A graduate of Yale Law School, sh…
 
0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders 0:04:04 On the Search for those Elusive Ghosts An interview with Beth Darlington in London, UK. A paranormal investigator who has a very open-minded and fair approach to investigating the claims of the paranormal. https://www.accessparanormal.com 0:18:20 Logical Fallacies with Michelle Bijkersma This week Miche…
 
Did anyone ever say to you, "Enjoy high school... those are the best years of your life!"? Remember the feeling of panic that came over you as you thought, "You're kidding. This is it?" Chances are, though, you are saying the same kinds of things to your own kids. When did you drink the Kool-Aid? Remembering the truth of what it's like to be a kid …
 
Join us today for a lot of unsatisfying news. First, two objects appear to be pulsing in gamma-rays at the same pace, but they’re 100 light-years apart. Next, it turns out that stars with planets look chemically like any other star. And finally, our interstellar visitor, ‘Oumuamua, is NOT made of molecular hydrogen ice.…
 
Join us today as we take another look at the dimming antics of Betelgeuse, which is up to those old tricks again. Research from Hubble helped understand last winter’s event. And Ganymede is covered with one massive crater as a result of a giant impact four billion years ago.
 
In the late ’60s, some of the greatest music ever made was recorded in small Muscle Shoals, Alabama. What drew artists like Percy Sledge, Wilson Pickett, Aretha Franklin, Etta James, the Rolling Stones and many others to a small studio in Alabama? One man — Rick Hall. He died in 2018 at the age of 85, but before that, Growing Bolder talked to him a…
 
0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders 0:05:18 Life is Wild. With Michelle Franklin Seeds of Distress? Back in July, Michelle saw a little story on facebook. Someone in America claiming to have received a package of seeds from China in the mail. They said they didn't order anything, but this little package labelled as earrings, but containing what l…
 
Brin Miller’s life is upended one terrible night in 2011 when she learns that her teenage stepson has been sexually abusing her two daughters. Once this secret is discovered, Brin’s marriage, already crumbling and unable to sustain itself, breaks for the final time. But against all odds, Brin and her husband, along with their daughters, are able to…
 
Join us today as we share some mission updates, good and bad. The bad: Arecibo Observatory suffered damage from a snapped cable. The good: OSIRIS-Rex performed a final dress rehearsal for taking a sample of Bennu and NASA’s TESS finished its primary mission. Plus, we’re joined by postdoc Kynan Hughson to talk about this week’s Ceres news!…
 
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