Joe Skarlupka and Kevin Lauterjung talk to Randall Munroe, creator of the popular blog xkcd and numerous books, including the new How To: Absurd Advice for Common Real-World Problems. In […]
We all know about the Big Bang, or at least have heard about it, but what really happened to create all the stellar constellations, galaxy clusters and our very own […]
Why would scientists plumb a mile beneath the South Pole in search of clues to a riddle of cosmic proportions? To find out, tune into Perpetual Notion Machine’s conversation with […]
Who would have thought that a science radio show would be plugging a TV show? But Perpetual Notion Machine producer Dennis Shaffer not only loves science, he is a bit […]
Swarming ants flow like syrup or spring back like rubber balls, whichever suits them. Could this lead to self-healing bridges? Is there a swarm intelligence directing this behavior? New York Times science reporter James Gorman chats with Monday Buzz host Brian Standing.
Did you know that only 80% of Americans know that the center of the Earth is incredibly hot? Or that only 75% of people know that the Earth revolves around the Sun? On Wednesday July 24th, host Tim Hansel talked with University of Wisconsin-Madison Professor Clint Sprott about these startling statistics of physics and science literacy in the United States.