Perpetual Notion Machine
So far, this year’s Atlantic Hurricane season has produced several storms of Category 3 and higher that have devastated the Gulf Coast and Caribbean. PNM’s Kai Brito speaks to a healthcare provider, Dr. Ruth Berggren, and a public health expert, Neil Grigg, to discuss the health issues these storms leave in their wake.
In past shows, the Perpetual Notion Machine has focused a lot on the dangers present in our Yahara lakes system. In tonight’s episode, we look beyond our backyard to the Great Lakes themselves. So, PNM’s Lincoln Tice talks with Peter McIntyre, Associate Professor and limnologist at UW-Madison’s Center for Limnology. He researches the ecology, evolution, […]
Now that Autumn has arrived, football season is in full swing. But it’s not just football players who can get concussions. So, tonight, the Perpetual Notion Machine explores the subject of concussions, particularly when suffered by youth athletes, with our two guest experts. As a neuropathologist, Dr. Ann McKee dissects the brains of recently passed […]
In this week’s episode of the Perpetual Notion Machine, producer Will Cushman talks to Jim Lattis, of the UW Space Place, about all things eclipse! Jim is an expert on the history of astronomy and an astronomy education advocate. They discuss why the Aug. 21, 2017 total solar eclipse is generating such buzz, the science […]
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 […]