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The Universe Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Episode #1461

Monday, May 29 at 4:00 am

Kissel, Wisconsin's Luxury Automobile

Episode #1192

Monday, May 29 at 6:00 am

Preserving Native Languages In Wisconsin

Episode #1262

Monday, May 29 at 6:39 am

Dressing Children in the 19th Century

Episode #1410

Monday, May 29 at 7:23 am

Archaeology, Crime Fiction, and Science

Episode #1456

Monday, May 29 at 8:18 am

How McArdle Scientists Found the Causes of Cancer

Episode #1112

Monday, May 29 at 2:00 pm

Corn Rootworm Resistance Management

Episode #1366

Monday, May 29 at 2:53 pm

Sleep and Society

Episode #1505

Monday, May 29 at 3:18 pm

Imaging Live Cells Under Viral Attack

Episode #1493

Monday, May 29 at 4:03 pm

Wisconsin's Arthur Macarthur

Episode #950

Monday, May 29 at 9:00 pm

Having The Best Hospitalization You Can

Episode #1213

Tuesday, May 30 at 4:00 am

Tracking Fecal Bacteria in Groundwater

Episode #1102

Tuesday, May 30 at 6:00 am

Helping Preterm Babies Using Diaper Diagnostics

Episode #1154

Tuesday, May 30 at 7:00 am

2015 Wisconsin Plant Insect Update

Episode #1365

Tuesday, May 30 at 7:49 am

Cultural Entomology: Insects In Our Lives

Episode #1455

Tuesday, May 30 at 8:11 am

Finding Magnetospheres of Massive Stars

Episode #1111

Tuesday, May 30 at 2:29 pm

Uncertainty, Innovation, and the Human Spirit

Episode #1451

Tuesday, May 30 at 3:21 pm

Oak Ecosystem Ecology

Episode #1513

Tuesday, May 30 at 4:29 pm

Perennial Weed Management and Burndown

Episode #1358

Wednesday, May 31 at 4:30 am

How to Attract Wildlife In Your Woods

Episode #1306

Wednesday, May 31 at 6:00 am

What's Damaging My Woods?

Episode #1314

Wednesday, May 31 at 7:11 am

Oak Woodland Management

Episode #1514

Wednesday, May 31 at 8:22 am

Technology and Environmental Education

Episode #1297

Wednesday, May 31 at 2:02 pm

Making Literature Come Alive for Children

Episode #1312

Wednesday, May 31 at 3:00 pm

Youth Development Is Community Development

Episode #1325

Wednesday, May 31 at 3:59 pm

Attracting and Raising Monarch Butterflies

Episode #1472

Thursday, Jun 1 at 4:28 am

Emerging Diseases of the 21st Century

Episode #1186

Thursday, Jun 1 at 6:29 am

Women Who Dare

Episode #1446

Thursday, Jun 1 at 7:31 am

Ship Captain's Daughter

Episode #1499

Thursday, Jun 1 at 8:20 am

Mouse Models of Colon Cancer

Episode #1039

Thursday, Jun 1 at 2:00 pm

Genetics of Complex Traits In Dogs

Episode #1491

Thursday, Jun 1 at 2:55 pm

The Uw Urban Canid Project

Episode #1438

Thursday, Jun 1 at 3:53 pm

Chemical Origins of Life Research

Episode #1462

Thursday, Jun 1 at 8:58 pm

Old Time Radio Drama: Forbidden Planet Decoded

Episode #927

Friday, Jun 2 at 3:47 am

Red Bikes, Green Transportation

Episode #1228

Friday, Jun 2 at 6:00 am

The Jet Stream

Episode #1481

Friday, Jun 2 at 6:36 am

Bats of Wisconsin

Episode #1442

Friday, Jun 2 at 7:29 am

Caring for Your Heart and Arteries

Episode #1474

Friday, Jun 2 at 8:00 am

The Canine Influenza Outbreak

Episode #1204

Friday, Jun 2 at 2:00 pm

Genealogy and the Wisconsin Historical Society

Episode #1384

Friday, Jun 2 at 2:48 pm

The Promise and Pitfalls of Crispr

Episode #1457

Friday, Jun 2 at 3:26 pm

Wisconsin's Pre-Professional Base Ball Teams

Episode #1478

Friday, Jun 2 at 4:15 pm

The Origin and Evolution of Maize

Episode #914

Saturday, Jun 3 at 4:00 am

Christianity In India

Episode #1506

Saturday, Jun 3 at 7:11 am

Ethics, Society, and Advances In Brain Science

Episode #1549

Saturday, Jun 3 at 8:06 am

Wheel Fever

Episode #1005

Sunday, Jun 4 at 4:00 am

Must Technology Rule Our Lives?

Episode #1157

Sunday, Jun 4 at 6:00 am

Insights from a Conflicted Solar Farmer

Episode #1159

Monday, Jun 5 at 2:00 pm

15 Year Mulch Study

Episode #1380

Monday, Jun 5 at 2:54 pm

Soil Health, Microbiology and Grazing

Episode #1420

Monday, Jun 5 at 3:23 pm

Early Warnings of Big Changes In Ecosystems

Episode #1479

Monday, Jun 5 at 4:06 pm

Gardening with Native Plants in the Northwoods

Episode #836

Tuesday, Jun 6 at 4:00 am

Five Myths About The Scientific Revolution

Episode #1414

Tuesday, Jun 6 at 2:00 pm

Geology of Wisconsin's Penokee Range

Episode #1490

Tuesday, Jun 6 at 4:04 pm

Farm Safety Assessment

Episode #1416

Wednesday, Jun 7 at 2:01 pm

Preparing for the Upcoming Bumpy Ride In Ag

Episode #1417

Wednesday, Jun 7 at 2:52 pm

Design of Humane Animal-Handling Facilities

Episode #1477

Wednesday, Jun 7 at 3:51 pm

The Animal Research Controversy

Episode #866

Thursday, Jun 8 at 2:00 pm

Dairy Cattle Dehorning Practices

Episode #1351

Thursday, Jun 8 at 3:27 pm

Calving Issues On Pasture

Episode #1421

Thursday, Jun 8 at 3:43 pm

Udder Anatomy and Physiology

Episode #1475

Thursday, Jun 8 at 4:06 pm

Nitrate In Wisconsin's Groundwater

Episode #1370

Thursday, Jun 8 at 9:00 pm

Living Kidney Donation and Transplantation

Episode #1187

Friday, Jun 9 at 2:00 pm

Is Democracy Possible in the Middle East?

Episode #1202

Friday, Jun 9 at 2:43 pm

Maritime Archaeology Using Ultralight Aircraft

Episode #1383

Friday, Jun 9 at 3:21 pm

Energy-Efficient Lighting and the Rebound Effect

Episode #1485

Friday, Jun 9 at 4:11 pm

The Dairyland Initiative Across Wisconsin

Episode #1082

Saturday, Jun 10 at 3:55 am

Class of 1685: Bach, Handel and Scarlatti

Episode #1108

Sunday, Jun 11 at 3:59 am

Five Steps to a Successful Prairie Meadow

Episode #977

Monday, Jun 12 at 4:00 am

The Crusades

Episode #1283

Monday, Jun 12 at 2:00 pm

Writing Wisconsin's Communities

Episode #1459

Monday, Jun 12 at 2:54 pm

Repackaging Shakespeare's Sonnets

Episode #1486

Monday, Jun 12 at 4:22 pm

The State of Wisconsin's Forests

Episode #1292

Monday, Jun 12 at 9:00 pm

What Is Science?

Episode #1211

Tuesday, Jun 13 at 4:00 am

Gender Equality in Higher Education

Episode #1184

Tuesday, Jun 13 at 2:00 pm

The Wisconsin Master Naturalist Program

Episode #1444

Tuesday, Jun 13 at 2:48 pm

Milwaukee's First Mexican Community

Episode #1495

Tuesday, Jun 13 at 4:19 pm

Achieving Excellence In Dairy Farming

Episode #1350

Wednesday, Jun 14 at 2:00 pm

How to Talk About Gmos

Episode #1418

Wednesday, Jun 14 at 3:21 pm

Organic Agriculture In Wisconsin

Episode #1452

Wednesday, Jun 14 at 4:03 pm

International Governance of Human Genome Editing

Episode #1330

Wednesday, Jun 14 at 8:58 pm

Zircons Are Forever

Episode #1034

Thursday, Jun 15 at 3:59 am

Linking Education and Neuroscience

Episode #1018

Thursday, Jun 15 at 2:00 pm

Biomedical Big Data

Episode #1122

Thursday, Jun 15 at 3:00 pm

Project Budburst

Episode #1443

Thursday, Jun 15 at 3:57 pm

The Walleye War and Its Aftermath

Episode #1463

Thursday, Jun 15 at 4:17 pm

Concert at Villa Louis

Episode #1437

Thursday, Jun 15 at 9:00 pm

The Black Hawk War In Wisconsin

Episode #1489

Friday, Jun 16 at 4:13 pm

Your Lawn: Organic, Conventional, Or In-Between

Episode #837

Sunday, Jun 18 at 3:57 am

Ginkgo: Up Close With a Living Fossil

Episode #1091

Monday, Jun 19 at 4:00 am

20 Years of Stem Cell Milestones at the UW

Episode #1120

Monday, Jun 19 at 2:00 pm

Innovations In Medicine

Episode #1510

Monday, Jun 19 at 2:44 pm

The Life and Times of Indian Agent John Kinzie

Episode #1492

Monday, Jun 19 at 4:05 pm

Aquatic Invasive Species In Wisconsin

Episode #1473

Tuesday, Jun 20 at 2:47 pm

The Battle for Prairie Du Chien

Episode #1497

Tuesday, Jun 20 at 4:21 pm

De-Extinction: Resurrecting Extinct Species

Episode #1471

Tuesday, Jun 20 at 9:00 pm

Three-Season Mushroom Garden

Episode #1395

Wednesday, Jun 21 at 2:00 pm

Rain Gardens

Episode #1454

Wednesday, Jun 21 at 2:41 pm

How Do I Manage Weeds?

Episode #1480

Wednesday, Jun 21 at 3:14 pm

Therapeutic Gardening

Episode #1511

Wednesday, Jun 21 at 4:03 pm

Gene-Environment Effects on Cognitive Development

Episode #1113

Thursday, Jun 22 at 2:00 pm

Challenges of Developing Food for a Mars Mission

Episode #1133

Thursday, Jun 22 at 2:50 pm

Democracy and Social Protest in the Middle East

Episode #1199

Thursday, Jun 22 at 3:37 pm

The Effects of Plastics On Brain and Behavior

Episode #1449

Thursday, Jun 22 at 4:09 pm

Cardiovascular Health and Cholesterol

Episode #1214

Friday, Jun 23 at 3:57 am

The United States and the Great War

Episode #1401

Friday, Jun 23 at 2:00 pm

Wisconsin's Famous Effigy Mounds

Episode #1458

Friday, Jun 23 at 2:52 pm

Should We Be Moral Relativists?

Episode #1512

Friday, Jun 23 at 4:18 pm

Chiwaukee Prairie

Episode #1373

Saturday, Jun 24 at 3:56 am

Women in Science and the Amazing Race

Episode #1176

Monday, Jun 26 at 2:00 pm

The Hubble Space Telescope

Episode #1178

Monday, Jun 26 at 2:52 pm

The 'Perpetual Crises of Democracy' in Latin America

Episode #1197

Monday, Jun 26 at 3:45 pm

History of the Wisconsin State Herbarium

Episode #1508

Monday, Jun 26 at 4:24 pm

Race, Gender and Carceral Feminism

Episode #1181

Tuesday, Jun 27 at 2:00 pm

Previous Broadcasts

Ethics, Society, and Advances In Brain Science

Episode #1549

Sunday, May 28 2017 at 8:05 am

Christianity In India

Episode #1506

Sunday, May 28 2017 at 7:11 am

How to Attract Wildlife In Your Woods

Episode #1306

Sunday, May 28 2017 at 6:00 am

Wisconsin's Arthur Macarthur

Episode #950

Sunday, May 28 2017 at 4:00 am

De-Extinction: Resurrecting Extinct Species

Episode #1471

Saturday, May 27 2017 at 8:03 am

The Walleye War and Its Aftermath

Episode #1463

Saturday, May 27 2017 at 7:22 am

Ship Captain's Daughter

Episode #1499

Saturday, May 27 2017 at 6:43 am

Ye Olde Pub: England's Early Drinking Houses

Episode #1411

Saturday, May 27 2017 at 6:00 am

Windy Drumlins Aquaponics

Episode #1409

Saturday, May 27 2017 at 4:00 am

Caring for Your Heart and Arteries

Episode #1474

Friday, May 26 2017 at 4:00 pm

Bats of Wisconsin

Episode #1442

Friday, May 26 2017 at 3:29 pm

The Jet Stream

Episode #1481

Friday, May 26 2017 at 2:36 pm

Red Bikes, Green Transportation

Episode #1228

Friday, May 26 2017 at 2:00 pm

The Effects of Plastics On Brain and Behavior

Episode #1449

Friday, May 26 2017 at 7:17 am

Our Brain's Addiction to Stories

Episode #1448

Friday, May 26 2017 at 6:38 am

Lincoln's Gettysburg Address

Episode #1136

Friday, May 26 2017 at 6:00 am

Who We Are as a Nation: Sister Simone Campbell

Episode #912

Friday, May 26 2017 at 3:46 am

Getting Started With Chickens

Episode #974

Thursday, May 25 2017 at 9:00 pm

Women Who Dare

Episode #1446

Thursday, May 25 2017 at 3:31 pm

Emerging Diseases of the 21st Century

Episode #1186

Thursday, May 25 2017 at 2:29 pm

Innovations In Medicine

Episode #1510

Thursday, May 25 2017 at 7:37 am

The Wisconsin Master Naturalist Program

Episode #1444

Thursday, May 25 2017 at 7:02 am

Cardiovascular Health and Cholesterol

Episode #1214

Thursday, May 25 2017 at 6:00 am

Genetics of Complex Traits In Dogs

Episode #1491

Wednesday, May 24 2017 at 9:00 pm

Oak Woodland Management

Episode #1514

Wednesday, May 24 2017 at 4:24 pm

What's Damaging My Woods?

Episode #1314

Wednesday, May 24 2017 at 3:13 pm

Attracting and Raising Monarch Butterflies

Episode #1472

Wednesday, May 24 2017 at 8:26 am

Ten Common Landscape Mistakes

Episode #1396

Wednesday, May 24 2017 at 7:40 am

Invasive Plant Identification and Control

Episode #1394

Wednesday, May 24 2017 at 6:44 am

Landscaping With Native Plants

Episode #1263

Wednesday, May 24 2017 at 6:00 am

Cultural Entomology: Insects In Our Lives

Episode #1455

Tuesday, May 23 2017 at 4:11 pm

2015 Wisconsin Plant Insect Update

Episode #1365

Tuesday, May 23 2017 at 3:49 pm

Helping Preterm Babies Using Diaper Diagnostics

Episode #1154

Tuesday, May 23 2017 at 3:00 pm

Tracking Fecal Bacteria in Groundwater

Episode #1102

Tuesday, May 23 2017 at 2:00 pm

Aquatic Invasive Species In Wisconsin

Episode #1473

Tuesday, May 23 2017 at 7:50 am

Don't Fall Down

Episode #1453

Tuesday, May 23 2017 at 6:56 am

Secrets of Antarctic Weather and Climate

Episode #1045

Tuesday, May 23 2017 at 6:00 am

Archaeology, Crime Fiction, and Science

Episode #1456

Monday, May 22 2017 at 4:18 pm

Dressing Children in the 19th Century

Episode #1410

Monday, May 22 2017 at 3:23 pm

Preserving Native Languages In Wisconsin

Episode #1262

Monday, May 22 2017 at 2:39 pm

Kissel, Wisconsin's Luxury Automobile

Episode #1192

Monday, May 22 2017 at 2:00 pm

Furbearers and Forest Wildlife

Episode #1441

Monday, May 22 2017 at 7:02 am