Join us for a chat with wife-and-husband science writing duo Alex Witze and Jeff Kanipe, of Boulder, CO. Witze is a correspondent for the journal Nature and Kanipe is working on a series of books for astronomy enthusiasts called Annals of the Deep Sky. Last year, they published Island on Fire: The Extraordinary Story of […]
Dustin Zarnikow talks about pollution issues inherent in mining for taconite in Wisconsin’s Penokee Range with Environmental Specialist for the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Department of Natural Resources Cyrus Hester, Lawrence University Geologist Marcia Bjornerud, and Lakeland College Geologist Tom Fitz.
Thomas Evans of the Wisconsin Geologic and Natural History Survey gives us a scientific perspective as to what an open pit mine means for Wisconsin.
Welcome to the first show of the Perpetual Notion Machine! PNM was the brainchild of Kris Wedding, a graduate student at UW-Madison in medical physics, and a group of other science students. This show, which originally aired on October 3, 1996, was a trial run before PNM became a permanent fixture on the schedule. The […]