Mad Science: Curiosity Edition, Aug. 1 - Aug. 8
Post by Christie Taylor on 8/9/2012 10:15am
*NPR: Crazy smart: When a rocker designs a Mars lander. (Steltzner is a UW-Madison alum)
*BizO: Curiosity’s landing on Mars is a reminder of Wisconsin space know-how.
*UW: High tech silver dressing wards off infection in wounds.
*C3K: Lawsuit against DNR aims to stop wolf hunt.
*DNR: More than 7,000 permits sold in first six days for wolf hunt.
*WRN: Cameras nab invasive species violators.
*DNR: Public input sought on proposed dairy farm that calls for 5,300 cows, 49 high capacity wells.
*DNR: Avoid spreading plant that’s a threat to bats.
*77S: UW eyes resuming decompression sickness studies with sheep.
Daily until Aug. 12:
Blooming Butterflies: Experience a plethora of live, free-roaming butterflies, and preserved specimens. Daily 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Olbrich Gardens. $5, or $3 for children.
Adult Swim Night: Adults-only time at the Madison Children’s Museum, including blues, cash bar, a mash-cooking demonstration, and free rein of the exhibits. 6 p.m., Madison Children’s Museum. $12 (21+ only).
Wednesday, Aug. 15
Wednesday Nite at the Lab: Neuroscience of Addiction. 7 - 8:15 p.m., Auditorium, 425 Henry Mall. Free!
To submit your science-related event, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Christie Taylor (@ctaylsaurus) covers science, environment, and, depending on the season, state politics for dane101. She verbs a lot of nouns, including rollerskates, radio, and Kurt Vonnegut. A Madison native, she's not sure she'll ever quite manage to leave Wisconsin, and that's just fine by her. Contact her at email@example.com.