Perpetual Notion Machine
When do we stop getting excited about science? How can we start again? Tonight, the Perpetual Notion Machine has local artist Rhea Ewing as our guest. Rhea talks with first-time producer Brett Schlough to discuss how we can use art as a tool to get us interested in science again. Their fine arts work encourages […]
From the ancient Roman circus to your radio, in this episode of Perpetual Notion Machine host Will Cushman discusses with guest Bela Sandor the topic of ancient chariots, those horse-drawn, two-wheeled vehicles used by civilizations from Ancient Egypt to the Roman Empire. Think about this for second: automobiles have been around for a little over […]
In tonight’s episode of the Perpetual Notion Machine, we continue with the theme of weather as PNM’er Dennis Shaffer talks with Wisconsin storm chaser Justin Poublon from Oshkosh. But, first, we’d like to thank all of you who made pledges during the show. Please, keep supporting us by clicking the “Donate” button on this website. […]
Volunteer Lincoln Tice speaks with Akire Trestrail and Dr. Bruce Thomadsen, researchers in the Medical Physics Dept. at the UW-Madison’s School of Medicine and Public Health, about their research on “directional brachytherapy” radiation therapy.
What’s AMOC? Glad you asked! AMOC stands for Atlantic meridional overturning circulation, or in other words, the complex process of Atlantic ocean current, flow, or, as our guest Galen McKinley describes it, a conveyor belt around the rim of the Atlantic Ocean. Galen is a professor in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at UW-Madison, and has […]
Tonight, PNM aired a do-over of our show on weather satellites, specifically, the GOES-16 satellite, which will be up-and-running within a couple weeks. On December 15, 2016, WORT went “dark” on the radio, that is, not broadcasting, due to maintenance on the tower. However, PNM did record a show that also was web-streamed on the […]