If you hadn’t heard, there’s going to be a solar eclipse this Monday, August 21. UW Space Place director Jim Lattis has been insanely busy giving lectures and talking with the media about the eclipse. And the Perpetual Notion Machine has Jim as our guest to talk about, you guessed it, the solar eclipse. In […]
Here in Madison, technological innovation comes from our entrepreneurs and small businesses. But how does someone with an idea get started? Perhaps at the largest technology fair in the Midwest – Forward Fest 2017, which will be held from Aug. 17 to 24 at various venues. So, the Perpetual Notion Machine has invited three guests […]
Yes, that’s right! Last March, the Madison Common Council passed a resolution to convert to 100% renewable energy. What a bold pledge to make! Can it even be done? So, the Perpetual Notion Machine invited Michael Vickerman on the program as our guest. Michael is the Program and Policy Director at ReNew Wisconsin, and is […]
You’d think there would be enough news about climate change. I mean, the Perpetual Notion Machine has done their fair share of programs covering the topic, from water and lakes to a land ethic to endangered species to a People’s Climate March. So, in this episode we have TWO stories. PNM’s Will Cushman talks with […]
Madison’s lakes and beaches were closed recently due to a massive algal bloom present in the waters. The algae is toxic to many species, including humans, fish and other aquatic species. Lincoln Tice follows up our investigation into Madison’s lakes with a UW-Madison limnology professor, Jake Vander Zanden, to discuss the biological factors that are […]
Madison’s lakes and beaches were closed last week due to toxic algal blooms present in the lake. PNM’s Kai Brito speaks to the director of the UW-Madison Center for Limnology, Steve Carpenter, who says these blooms were one of the worst Madison has ever seen.