What makes an idea dangerous? In tonight’s episode, Kevin Lauterjung and Kelly Schwartz discuss the intellectual dark web (IDW), from subversive origins to Youtube mainstay. How did the IDW become associated with the political right? Where should we draw the line in discussing identity? Is there a free speech issue on US campuses? Join us […]
Tonight on PNM: Kelly, Ary, and Josh talk about some cool science you might have missed due to the flood of COVID-19 news coverage. From enzymes engineered to ‘eat’ plastic to the possibility of extraterrestrial life, we hope to bring you some positive news! Links to articles & resources we mentioned: University of Wisconsin Experts […]
According to the best estimates from public health officials, a vaccine for the COVID-19 virus is still at least a year away. But that hasn’t stopped some medical researchers from looking for short-term cures for the pandemic. Dr. William Hartman is an assistant professor of anesthesiology in the University of Wisconsin’s School of Medicine and […]
In this week’s episode we dive into the latest mystery uncovered about neutron stars. The NICER X-Ray telescope on-board the International Space Station delivered the first ever map of the surface of a neutron star. The results were unexpected and have further deepened the mysteries surrounding neutron stars.
For this episode, PNM-ers Kevin Lauterjung and Kelly Schwartz sit down with Electrical and Computer Engineering graduate students Kyle Daruwalla and Stephen Dennison, to discuss the controversy over Dr. Akbar Sayeed and the death of his former student Dr. John Brady, as well as broader issues pertaining to graduate student labor. We talk about the […]
The Trump administration’s war against science is well known — Martha Kinsella from the Brennan Center for Justice talks about rules being considered which would restrict the EPA’s requirement to consider scientific studies in their regulations… under the guise of “transparency”.