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WPSU app displayed on smart phone

Introducing the WPSU App!

Posted on May 24, 2017

Take Public Media anywhere you go with the WPSU mobile app available for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android and Amazon devices. Continue »

 

A Taste of Innovation
Event Highlights

A Taste of Innovation

Posted on May 24, 2017

WPSU would like to thank everyone who supported A Taste of Innovation, a benefit event for WPSU-FM. We had special appearances by Clifford, the Big Red Dog, chef demonstrations, live music and almost 30 food and wine vendors! Visit WPSU’s Flickr stream for photos from the event. Continue »

 

Botanists looking at plant samples
SciTech Now

Episode 326

Posted on May 23, 2017

Discover the Penn State Herbarium where dead plants gain a new life. Also, learn about acoustic architecture. And see how researchers are tracking pelicans with solar power. Continue »

 

scientists studying plants
SciTech Now

Episode 324

Posted on May 12, 2017

Discover how scientists are trying to avoid food shortages by applying high tech science to traditional farming. Learn about a company in New York Producing microgrids, a therapy tool for post-traumatic stress, and watch a clip from WPSU's Managing Risk in a Changing Climate. Continue »

 

People building structure out of canned food.
SciTech Now

Episode 323

Posted on May 9, 2017

Learn about the engineers, architects and construction professionals taking part in a unique competition in State College called Canstruction. Also, a way to track a football with electromagnetic waves. And the mysteries of squid ink. Continue »

 

Set of Conversations Live
Conversations Live

Revisiting Climate Change

Posted on May 5, 2017

President Trump has ordered an about-face on U.S. energy policy, walking back Obama-era policies aimed at curbing emissions and preparing the United States for the impacts of climate change. Will that stop the clean energy transition now underway—and what’s at stake? Continue »

 

SciTech Now
SciTech Now

Episode 322

Posted on May 5, 2017

In this episode of SciTech Now, we visit a Penn State lab that’s working on making batteries last longer, especially for electric vehicles. Also, discover the field of biomedical gerontology in a Google chat with Aubrey de Grey, who’s on a crusade against aging. Continue »