The Latest from WPSU

Greg Petersen
WPSU's This I Believe

I Believe In Public Media

Posted on July 7, 2017

I’ve just retired from a 45-year career in public broadcasting and to say I believe in pubic media, would be an understatement. Besides having a mission to inform, educate and even entertain, public media’s role in today’s society is more essential than ever. Continue »

 

PBS Summer of Adventure
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PBS Summer of Adventure

Posted on July 7, 2017

PBS takes you on an around-the-world adventure this summer, bringing compelling wildlife stories and discovering new topics in history, science and nature. Continue »

 

Zena Cardman
SciTech Now

Episode 329

Posted on June 27, 2017

Watch our interview with Zena Cardman, a Penn State grad student in microbiology, who was selected to NASA’s 2017 class of astronauts! Also, learn about women who do coding, and the regenerative powers of the hydra. Continue »

 

middle school students
SciTech Now

Episode 328

Posted on June 19, 2017

On this episode, see innovation and creativity at the Huntington Middle School STEM Fair. Also, learn more about India’s first interplanetary mission, how seniors are using virtual reality, and more! Continue »

 

Guests pose for a picture with PBS Kids character Jet Propulsion
Event Highlights

WPSU Kids’ Day at Delgrosso’s Park

Posted on June 19, 2017

WPSU and Ready Jet Go had some out-of-this-world fun on Saturday, June 16, 2017 for WPSU Kids’ Day at DelGrosso’s Park. Visit our Flickr page to view photos from the event. Continue »

 

Max Gill reviewed the book "Dark Money" by Jane Mayer.
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‘Dark Money’ By Jane Mayer

Posted on June 15, 2017

This is probably the most important book I’ve read this year. Jane Mayer’s book, “Dark Money,” makes the argument that we now have three major political parties: Republican, Democratic and Dark Money. Continue »

 

Andrew Nyblade, professor of geociences, Penn State
SciTech Now

Episode 327

Posted on June 12, 2017

At Penn State, learn about a network of 30 motion sensors that continuously monitors Pennsylvania for seismic activity. Also, finding the speed of light with peeps, and discover how forests use water. Continue »