Last month, Dane County opened the doors to a new Aging and Disability Resource Center. Just what is this facility and how can you use it? . Craig McComb caught up with the newly-hired ADRC Director, Jennifer Fischer. . Listen to the interview here: ARDC by wort-fm The Aging and Disability Resource Center is located […]
UW Madison Astronomy PhD student Jenna Ryon explains the importance of star clusters for studies of galaxy evolution. Listen and learn!
On November 19th the PNM family and the WORT community lost a dear colleague and friend, Mark Young. The show on Thursday, Dec. 6th, at 7:00 pm, will be dedicated and pay tribute to Mark. Some of us PNM’ers and others from WORT will express our feelings for Mark and the contributions he’s made, not […]
On the November 29th edition of the Perpetual Notion Machine, Kaitlin produced and hosted the show, on science as storytelling and scientists as storytellers. She brings us three tales on this theme, with four interesting guests: First, we hear from Bethany Laursen, a graduate student in the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Forestry Department and […]
There’s a nip in the air and a turkey on the grocery list. Time to start thinking about what you are thankful for… and maybe start thinking about those in need this Thanksgiving season. Madison has a number of resources for those who might need helping putting together a Thanksgiving feast – and for those […]
The November 15, 2012 episode of Perpetual Notion Machine featured science video games, both to learn science and to do science. We spoke with Kurt Squire, UW-Madison professor and director of the Center for Games, Learning, and Society about the video games his group has produced. Then, we found two science novices to try playing […]