Perpetual Notion Machine
In tonight’s episode of the Perpetual Notion Machine, Lincoln Tice wants to know why there’s been such a surge of Snowy owls in Wisconsin, and Madison, this winter. So, he talks with Matt Reetz, Executive Director of the Madison Audubon Society. Normally, Snowy owls don’t migrate this far south into Wisconsin from their breeding grounds […]
Abby Ross Hopper, CEO of the Solar Energy Industry Association, provides a preview of her keynote speech planned for the January 18 Renewable Energy Policy Summit sponsored by Renew Wisconsin. Tyler Hueber, Executive Director of Renew Wisconsin shares additional highlights of the Summit. And the new City of Madison Solar Installer Training Program was announced. […]
Tonight, the Perpetual Notion Machine wraps up the series of shows devoted to memory. Sometimes memory doesn’t always work according to plan. Bad things can happen like dementia and other diseases like Alzheimer’s. Our guests are Barbara Bendlin, researcher at the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, and Kari Paterson, Executive Director of the South Central […]
Last week we learned a little about the science of memory. Tonight, the Perpetual Notion Machine continues the topic of memory. Our guest, psychologist and neuroscientist at UW-Madison Brad Postle, is back to tell us more. In his conversation with PNM’s Dennis Shaffer, Brad mentions that each memory has its own set of neurons, connections, […]
During this holiday season, we’ll certainly remember the good times of some of the Christmas’ in the past, and also form good memories of this Christmas. So, for this episode of the Perpetual Notion Machine, we look into the science of memory – what are they, how do they form, and what triggers a memory […]
Lauren Azar, former WI Public Service Commissioner and Department of Energy Advisor discusses her Grid 2030 report. The conversation with the hosts of the Wisconsin Energy Broadcast includes an overview of the grid, new developments in microgrids, and the threats to the current grid infrastructure.