articles tagged "science"

Earth Day: Thoughts and Ideas on Sustaining our Planet – April 18th

Thursday, 2 May 2013 | Science

PNM’s Earth Day special. This week PNM reporter Arthur Aiken had the pleasure to speak with the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies director, Paul Robbins. Who founded Earth Day and the Nelson Institute? Who makes up the Institute? What can we do to help sustain a healthy planet for all living creatures? Listen in to hear these questions answered and also for our geek of the week quiz! more »

A UW Physics Show You Already Have A Ticket For

Monday, 4 February 2013 | buzz
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Well, likely, as the ten shows are all sold out. That’s 3000 tickets! Now Madison is a city that has more degrees in the average household than a thermometer yet even with the college population it might be surprising to some that so many people love physics. We asked Mike Randall, Senior Outreach Specialist of Wonders of Physics, how the show got so popular. “Explosions,” he said with a laugh. “ People like explosions.” Heart-broken that you are not one of these three thousand? Well, there is a Physics Fair event on Saturday, February 16th at the Chamberlin Hall from 11AM to 4PM. That’s free and open to the public and you don’t need one of those pesky tickets.   Listen to the interview below.     more »

A Closer Look At The Iron Ore Of Northern Wisconsin

Monday, 28 January 2013 | buzz
Iron Ore in Wisconsin

Thomas Evans of the Wisconsin Geologic and Natural History Survey gives us a scientific perspective as to what an open pit mine means for Wisconsin. more »

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