In this episode, PNM’s Matthew Zmudka talks to Arianna Murphy and David Nelson, director and founder, respectively, of the Madison Science Museum. Currently under construction in the Madison College building, the museum is slated to open October 22, 2015. We discuss some of the stories the museum will present and how it will work with […]
Tonight, we broadcast an old show that originally aired on July 15, 1999. In that show, one time PNM’er Susan Nossal reports from a conference held at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado. She talked with two scientists about their research concerning the middle and upper atmosphere. Also, Tricia Casper, another past […]
Tonight we talked with two wildlife ecologists, David Drake from the Department of Forestry and Wildlife Ecology and Marcus Mueller, his graduate assistant. They discussed with PNM’s Dennis Shaffer about the UW Urban Canid Project, which solicits input from the public through social media where red foxes and coyotes might be found in the city limits of Madison.
PNM’er Dennis Shaffer talks with chemist Mahesh Mahanthappa, formerly of the Department of Chemistry, UW-Madison. Mahesh will continue his research this coming Fall in chemical engineering at the University of Minnesota.
The University of Wisconsin – Madison, is a science juggernaut that brings more than $1 billion in federal grants to Madison, making UW the third largest university in the country in volume of research. With 17 research centers, 120 doctoral fields, and nearly 10,000 grad students, UW produces research and results in so many fields, […]
Tonight, PNM’er Matthew Zmudka brings us two of his favorite interviews. They were part of his show on imaging and imagining the brain that originally aired on July 18, 2013. Matthew first talked with Andrew Nencka, assistant professor at the Medical College of Wisconsin, on a technique called fMRI or functional MRI that scans the […]