Join us for “Stories in Stone” at Pope Farm Conservancy with Brooke Norsted, Assistant Director of the UW-Madison Geology Museum. Travel through time and discover the unexpected history of Wisconsin’s geological past, including volcanoes, tropical seas, and mastodons! We will look at specimens in the iconic stone fence and talk about the deep stories that […]
In 2017, the Trump administration instructed the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to avoid seven words –not George Carlin’s seven words you can’t say on the radio — but another list, which included the word “transgender.” Troops who identify as transgender are also effectively banned from US military service, with some special exceptions. […]
Back when tropical Wisconsin had just started its journey northward from the equator, there were 15,000 foot high mountains here. Remember? No? How about the giant inland seas before that? If not, surely you recall the immense ice sheets that ground much of that rock into powder? That was only 10,000 years ago. Even if […]
Host Brian Standing is joined by author and Princeton Professor, D. Graham Burnett to discuss his latest publication, titled “The Sounding of the Whale”.
The scientific evidence is in: human-influenced climate change is real and it started 5,000 years ago. UW Researcher Feng He joins us to tell us more.
How a tiny species of yeast traveled from South American Patagonia to German Bavaria 500 years ago and helped create lager beer. Geneticist and yeast expert Chris Todd Hittinger brings us the story.