Perpetual Notion Machine
4:30 pm Saturdays

~30 min. programs from the Science Collective of WORT
on contemporary scientific issues and discoveries for non-scientists
Click below to listen online.
1/6/18 Barbara Bendlin, Kari Paterson: Memories: Alzheimer's Disease 12/28/17
1/13/18 Tyler Hueber, Abby Ross Hopper: Renewable Energy Policy Summit1/4/18
1/20/18 Matt Reetz: Snowy Owls In Wisconsin1/11/18
1/27/18 Tony Goldberg: The Virus Hunter1/18/18
2/3/18 Mack Gapinski: Solar Panel Tariffs and Advanced Energy Jobs in Wisconsin2/1/18
2/10/18 Kelly Schwartz: Techno-orientalism2/8/18
2/17/18 Philip Townsend: Biodiversity2/15/18
2/24/18 Kimberly Thompson, Jonathan Pauli: Phenology of Snow and the Subnivium2/22/18
3/3/18 Rooftop Solar at West High and UW's Resource Energy Demand Analysis Masters Program - Wisconsin Energy Broadcast3/1/18
3/10/18 The Big Picture; An Interview With Professor Sean Carroll (repeated from 9/3/16) 8/25/16
3/17/18 Jared Martin: The Physical Impact Of A Smile3/15/18
Maayan Kreitzman: Agroforestry: Does It Meet The Hype?3/22/18
4/7/18 Social media data harvesting3/29/18
4/14/18 Wisconsin Energy Broadcast - electricity grid in a box4/5/18
4/21/18 Thomas Horton: Mycorrhizal networks4/12/18
4/28/18 Elise Hopman, Maryellen MacDonald: Language Learning And Memory4/19/18
5/5/18 Vanessa Tutos: Wisconsin Energy Broadcast - the Quilt Block Wind Farm5/3/18
5/12/18 Anna Pidgeon: The Birds Of Spring5/10/18
5/19/18 Brad Singer: All Things Volcanoes5/17/18
Michael Wilson: On The Origins Of Human Language5/24/18
6/9/18 City Of Madison Solar Jobs Trainee Program - Wisconsin Energy Broadcast6/7/18
6/16/18 Foraging, Wild Edibles, And The Arboretum5/31/18
6/23/18 The Night Sky With Jim Lattis6/14/18
7/14/18 Erika Kluetmeier, Tony Hartmann: City Of Fitchburg Shows Leadership On Solar Installations - Wisconsin Energy Broadcast7/5/18
7/21/18 Alden Dirks, Greg Richardson: What Makes Soil Healthy6/28/18
7/28/18 Joseph Knoedler, Noga Yaniv: Academic Failure: Falling Off The Shoulders Of Giants7/12/18
8/4/18 Charles Raison: A Look At Meditation7/19/18
Gavin Jones: Spotted Owls7/26/18
8/25/18 George Rothdrake, Clare Ursula, Isabella Rossellini: Cephalopods, such as Octopus and Squids8/9/18
9/1/18 Justin Vandenbroucke: Ghost Particle Origins: The Weird World Of Neutrinos8/23/18
9/8/18 Marge Gibson: A Bird's Eye View Of Species Extinction8/30/18
9/15/18 John Haeckel, Jessica Niekrasz, Dave Merritt, Dea Larsen Converse: Biogas: Harvesting Value From A River Of Waste9/6/18
9/22/18 Stephen Vavrus: Climate Change From Ancient Farming9/20/18
9/29/18 Laura Heisler, Laurel Legenza: Mapping Contagion Clouds at the Wisconsin Science Festival 9/27/18
Will Dean, Keith Reopelle: Dane County Climate Change Council (Part 1) & New Utility Pledges To Reduce Emissions10/4/18
10/20/18 Kevin Kiley: All of Us Research Program 10/11/18
10/27/18 Nectar Bats Fly Nowhere or Nerds Having Fun: Science Trivia, Quizzes and Surprising News Stories10/18/18
11/3/18 Sean Gerrish: Artificial Intelligence For Dummies (It's Easier To Understand Than You Think!)10/25/18
11/10/18 Keith Reopelle, David Harker: Dane County clean energy investments and how to build a solar powered road trip vehicle11/1/18
11/17/18 Leslie Bow: An Uncanny Valley of Racist Design11/8/18
11/24/18 Patricia Coffey: Forensic Psychology11/15/18
12/1/18 Steven Raymond: Nuclear power11/22/18
12/8/18 Tim Smith: GOES-16 and GOES-17 weather satellites11/29/18
12/15/18 Lame-duck bill's impact on agency rulemaking12/6/18
12/22/18 Nerds Having Fun12/13/18
12/29/18 Lauren Azar: Appointee To Governor Elect Evers' Agriculture, Energy, And Natural Resources Policy Advisory Council Talks About The Energy Grid And Storm-Resilient Microgrid Technology12/20/18
Perpetual Notion Machine 2016 and 2017