To many a casual listener, the term “Artificial Intelligence” invokes science fiction and the future we were promised by visionaries writing decades ago. It may also bring to mind the technology that we call upon to assist us in our daily lives. It may even raise more questions than answers. The term “artificial intelligence”, or […]
About the talk As part of “Back to the Beach,” Clean Lakes Alliance has partnered with the City of Madison Parks Division to foster increased attention and care for our community’s vibrant public beaches. We invite you to learn more about this partnership and exciting projects underway from James Tye, our Executive Director, and Eric […]
In this week’s episode of the Perpetual Notion Machine, producer Will Cushman talks to Jim Lattis, of the UW Space Place, about all things eclipse! Jim is an expert on the history of astronomy and an astronomy education advocate. They discuss why the Aug. 21, 2017 total solar eclipse is generating such buzz, the science […]
In this episode, reporter Matthew Zmudka interviews science educator Kenji Yoshino, who gained fame in 2013 for creating a simple design to turn an iPhone into a high-powered microscope. The two discuss tinkering, science education, and the maker community. After listening, check out his microscope conversion over on Instructables.