After 20 years on the air, a venerable black-owned community radio station has dropped its local talk programming. Earlier this week, the owners of Milwaukee’s WMCS 1290 AM pulled the plug on its local hosts.
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 […]
George Crum invented potato chips in the 1850’s. Granville T. Woods invented the induction telegraph in 1887, and was known as the “Black Edison.” And Dr. Mark Dean worked for IBM and developed the hardware engineering for computers to “talk” to peripheral equipment like printers. Tune in to the Perpetual Notion Machine this Thursday, February […]
This week we interviewed Dr. Aileen Yingst of the Planetary Science Institute. Dr. Yingst is the Deputy Project Scientist for the Mars Hand Lens Imager instrument, or MAHLI, and Co-Investigator for the combined Mastcam, MAHLI, and MARDI (Mars Descent Imager) science team. The MAHLI instrument is responsible for Curiosity’s “self-portrait,” pictured at the left. The […]
The Solidarity Singers and other peaceful protesters camped out in front of the Assembly chambers during Governor Walker’s State of the State Address last night. In Our Backyard producer Dylan Brogan was also there and he caught up with a few local democrats to get their reaction to the Governor’s big speech. He spoke to […]
The first PNM show of 2013 revisits three topics that our intrepid crew has covered in 2012: honeybees and colony collapse, wolf management and hunting, and mining in Wisconsin.
Our guests were:
Dr. Timothy Van Deelen, University of Wisconsin-Madison Forest and Wildlife Ecology Department