Perpetual Notion Machine
Steven Yenzer talks cyberwarfare with reporters from Wired and Mother Jones. Learn how the U.S. and Israel damaged an Iranian nuclear facility with the world’s first “true” cyberweapon, and how Chinese hackers are infiltrating U.S. private companies and infrastructure.
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 […]
What’s the latest research on white-nose syndrome in bats? Has it reached Wisconsin yet? David Blehert with the USGS National Wildlife Health Center tells where this fungal disease may have come from, how it’s spreading, and what scientists are studying to try to understand and perhaps slow it’s deadly progress. Then Carol Meteyer, also with […]
Tonight, PNM reporter Hayden Marx brings you 3 eclectic stories from the past, present, and future. We start in the future where State Senator Fred Risser talks about a bill he has written authorizing the use of autonomous (driver-less) vehicles in Wisconsin. These cars are not commercially available yet, but are currently being tested and […]
Updated with podcast! See bottom of post. How do people interact with and understand new technology, from computers to robots? This week’s episode features Matthew Zmudka talking to two scientists working at the intersection of psychology and technology. First, he’ll talk to Dominique Brossard, professor in Life Sciences Communication at University of Wisconsin-Madison, about her […]
This week we spoke to three different guests about the arctic, equator, and antarctic, and asked for your pledge for listener-supported, community-powered radio. Kaitlin talked with Andrew Stuhl, a PHD candidate in the University of Wisconsin-Madison History of Science department and a Nelson Institute CHANGE Fellow. He studies a mix of history of science, environmental […]