On this episode of PNM, reporter Matthew Zmudka had two completely different segments: -A reflection on his experience taking an online course entitled “Changing Weather and Climate in the Great Lakes”, with an interview of course coordinator Margaret Mooney. -An interview with UW-Madison researcher Graham Erwin, discussing the process of DNA transcription, how that is […]
MADISON (WORT) — MabLab host Julia VanSusteren looks into the complexities of science communication with University of Wisconsin Professor Dominique Brossard.
It’s one of those weeks where there’s just so much going on in town that you would need to clone yourself to take it all in. Laura Heisler may be able to help us with that, as she joins the Monday Buzz with a preview of the Wisconsin Science Fest.
The Wonders of Physics, a much beloved science education program on the UW Madison campus, may be drastically cut back if it can’t find new sources of funding. Our teen reporters from the Simpson Street Free Press investigate.
Mathematician and former child prodigy Jordan Ellenberg teaches Monday Buzz listeners how probability and Laffer curves rule our lives, how to win the lottery, the mysteries of PI and why public opinion doesn’t exist. Will this be on the test?
How a tiny species of yeast traveled from South American Patagonia to German Bavaria 500 years ago and helped create lager beer. Geneticist and yeast expert Chris Todd Hittinger brings us the story.