Perpetual Notion Machine
On their January 16 show, Perpetual Notion Machine hosts delved into the mystery of science journalism. PNM reporter Dennis Shaffer talks with Siri Carpenter, an award-winning science writer, who spent 12 years freelancing stories for such publications as “The New York Times”, the “Los Angeles Times”, “Science”, “Science Careers”, “Scientific American Mind”, “Oprah Magazine”, and […]
Tonight’s show is produced by Kaitlin Stack Whitney and engineered by Dennis Shaffer. Our guest tonight is Dr. Amy Freitag, Science Integration Fellow of the California Ocean Science Trust. Learn more about her work with COST here. Learn more about her thesis work at Duke on collaborative fisheries on her website. Or check her […]
Tonight’s show is produced and hosted by Kaitlin Stack Whitney and engineered by Matthew Zmudka. Our guests tonight are Dr. Carrie Roy, Dr. Fred Boehm, and Catherine DeRose. They come from three very different backgrounds and are collaborating on an interdisciplinary project called Victorian Eyes. It’s using quantitative methods for text analysis and creating […]
In this episode, reporter Matthew Zmudka interviewed chemist and blogger Lee Bishop. Lee works on outreach for the Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology at UW-Madison and organizes the popular Madison Nerd Nite events.
Tonight’s show is produced by Kaitlin Stack Whitney and engineered by Dennis Shaffer. Our guest is Dr. Matthew Hersch, a lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania. He’s a historian of science and technology; learn more about his research here: http://hss.sas.upenn.edu/people/mhersch He recently wrote a book published in 2012 called Inventing the American Astronaut. Learn more […]
Jim Carrier revisits a popular topic with aging Boomers – hearing loss. New evidence coming from labs at the University of Wisconsin show that hearing loss is not just from too much rock ‘n’ roll, but is genetic – a natural part of aging. Dr. Tom Prolla and his lab are studying a gene that […]