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If you’re bored this summer, look no further than the local library! This week on PNM, we spoke with Liz Boyd, marketing specialist at the Madison Public Library. There are […] The post Science fun isn’t hard when you’ve got a library card! appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
Science news June 2022

Science news June 2022

2022-07-0129:48

This week on PNM, Emily and Serena embark on an experimental episode of PNM science news chat, where we round up some intriguing science news from around the world and […] The post Science news June 2022 appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
Cheese curds (those chewy nuggets of milk found in the farm’s market ). Frigid winters (puffy, cozy coats worn on the lakes, fishing).Fish fry Fridays (buttery flakes of walleye served […] The post Fisheries: Where the Walleye Are appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
Hello Wisconsin it is 7:01pm you are listening to the Perpetual Notion Machine on WORT 89.9 FM Madison. I’m your host Emily Morris. On tonight’s episode of PNM I’m taking […] The post If you know two geometers they’re Jordan Ellenberg and Euclid appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
Various practices of mindfulness, which emphasize paying attention to the present moment, have gained enormous popularity in efforts to reduce stress and improve mental well being. Many studies have shown […] The post This is your brain on mindfulness appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
Perceiving cheese

Perceiving cheese

2022-05-2730:04

When we eat delicious Wisconsin cheese, what is the story our senses tell us? At the Center for Dairy Research at UW-Madison, dairy producers and researchers work together to create […] The post Perceiving cheese appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
Harnessing the power of the atomic nucleus for peaceful purposes was one most of the most astonishing scientific and technological achievements of the past century. Yet, after a few decades […] The post The Future of Nuclear Energy in a Low-Carbon World appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
What is Morality?

What is Morality?

2022-05-1329:33

“What is morality?” might be the biggest unanswered question facing humanity, other than what caused the Big Bang to form the universe. You might think the answer is simple: what […] The post What is Morality? appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
The bride walks down the aisle with the Canon in D, softly echoing her steps. The almost crescendo as Queen sings “Galileo” in Bohemian Rhapsody. The animated crescondos and vistas […] The post The Science of Classical Music appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
Avian Flu Outbreak

Avian Flu Outbreak

2022-04-2128:34

The coronavirus is a highly contagious and deadly disease that turned into a pandemic for us humans. Now, a highly contagious and deadly avian flu virus is devastating the chickens […] The post Avian Flu Outbreak appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
A pristine Wisconsin lake can provide a reference to change in our ecosystems and an opportunity to reflect on ourselves. Author and naturalist John Bates returns to the Perpetual Notion […] The post Reflections on Wild Lakes appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
This year’s UW-Madison Science Expeditions will held this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, April 8, 9, and 10. All around campus, there will be events of all kinds from tours, to […] The post UW-Madison Science Expeditions for 2022 appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
Tonight on Perpetual Notion Machine host Emily Morris talks with Sanjay Limaye. Sanjay is a Distinguished Scientist at the University of Wisconsin–Madison Space Science and Engineering Center who studies what […] The post The Clouds of Venus and their Extremophile Residents appeared first on WORT-FM 89.9.
Coral reefs cover only 1% of the ocean, but they’re essential for healthy ocean ecosystems, and for protecting us on land from damage from the impact of waves. According to […] The post How to build a coral skeleton appeared first on WORT 89.9 FM.
COVID-19 has required us to stay at home and not socialize with people in groups. This self-imposed isolation has lead to mental and emotional stress. But this has also lead […] The post Metabolism + Diet, Exercise, and Sleep appeared first on WORT 89.9 FM.
On tonight’s episode of Perpetual Notion Machine host Emily Morris talks with Emily Spilman from the Environmental Working Group. We talk about the ingredients in personal care and cleaning products […] The post Emily, the Environment, and Emily appeared first on WORT 89.9 FM.
Welcome to this special edition of the Perpetual Notion Machine for our 25th Anniversary! We took a break from our normal guest interview format to talk all about community science […] The post Perpetual Notion Machine turns 25! appeared first on WORT 89.9 FM.
Get inside your bread

Get inside your bread

2022-02-2528:05

Our favorite breads and pastries have arrived at their distinctive flavors and textures through years of experimentation in the kitchen, finding the right ingredients and sequence of handling to get […] The post Get inside your bread appeared first on WORT 89.9 FM.
Ever wonder why some people don’t believe the truth or facts, even when the evidence supporting it is overwhelming? It’s like what they believe is more important than the truth. […] The post Confirmation Bias: Psychology Behind Why People’s Beliefs Discar... appeared first on WORT 89.9 FM.
The world’s most powerful space telescope launched on Christmas Day and is now positioned a million miles from earth. Host Patrick Sajbel is joined by aerospace engineer Thomas Harkins to […] The post A Million-Mile Journey to the Birth of The Universe appeared first on WORT 89.9 FM.
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