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SKEPTICS CAFÉS WILL BE COMING TO YOU via ZOOM until further notice. You are welcome to participate.

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SKEPTICS CAFÉ ZOOM LINK. 

https://zoom.us/j/95836417359?pwd=N3B3b2tQcjQyQ1VBMFQ0c1NSTWRFZz09

Meeting ID: 958 3641 7359
Passcode: 704370



Dr Ken Harvey’s talk is now on Facebook.
Due to technical difficulties Dr Ken Harvey’s Zoom talk for Skeptics Café on October 17 did not receive the usual parallel airing at the Facebook Skeptics Café site. However, that has now been remedied! Watch at: https://www.facebook.com/theskepticscafe



SKEPTICON 2022

Science & Skepticism in a changed world

3 – 4 December, National Library of Australia
Parkes Pl W, Canberra

and on-line!

(Click to enlarge)

http://Skepticon.org.au


SKEPTICS CAFÉ MONDAY 19 December 2022

8:15 pm for 8:30 pm Australian Eastern DAYLIGHT Time

Dr Alastair Tait

“The history of the search for life on Mars”.

Dr Alastair Tait is a Monash University affiliate researcher, astrobiologist, former NASA MER Exploration Rover scientist, and NASA/Lunar Planetary Institute intern. His primary research focuses on meteorites interacting with the surface chemistries of planets and their potential role in supporting life. In addition, Alastair is a science communicator with talks at the Glasgow Astronomical Society and numerous universities, as well as appearances on ABCs “Catalyst” and documentaries, including the recent “HOME – The Story of Earth”. For those who might remember, he was also a committee member of the Australian Skeptics Victorian Branch many years ago!



WATCH EARLIER SKEPTICS CAFÉS

Streamed from Skeptics Cafe Facebook Page

Gary Kennedy: Food Glorious Food? [November 2020]

Dr Paul Willis: Recent Highlights of Australian Palaeontology [December 2020]


Gabrielle Jackson: Is Pain Gendered? [January 2021]

https://www.facebook.com/theskepticscafe/videos/761526267820610


Nicholas J Johnson on Critical Thinking in Schools
along with entertainment from Nathleigh. [February 2021]

https://www.facebook.com/krisgest/videos/10159270207838734


Chris Guest: The Jesus Myth [March 2021]


Mike Flattley – The Royal Society of Victoria [April 2021]


SOAPBOX: [MAY 2011]

  • Monica Quijano –Use of Ivermectin in Australia
  • Chris Guest – History of the Earth’s Sphericity
  • Ken Greatorex – Will the Real Paracetamol Please Stand Up?

Professor Fiona Fidler – The Reproducibilty Crisis [June 2021]


Adam Ford – Superintelligence is Not Enough; We Need AI Super Understanding. [July 2021]


CALENDARS of FREE PUBLIC LECTURES

Calendars of Free Public Lectures. 

(Link to lecture programs of ANZAAS, the University of Melbourne, the Royal Society of Victoria, and the Atheist Society)



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