Saturday, October 24, 2009 Producer: CBC Radio 2 Listen Again This episode of The Nerve asks the question why? Why did music evolve in the first place? Some people think music is merely an evolutionary frill, a by-product – delicious cheesecake for our ears that has no evolutionary purpose. Darwin himself was puzzled by music. […]
This Friday, NASA will crash a satellite into the moon and the University of Louisville will host a live viewing of the collision.
A program coming to the University of Louisville will test new rehabilitation techniques on people with spinal cord injuries.
A celebration tonight at the University of Louisville’s Rauch Planetarium will mark the achievement and impact of the first moon landing.
For the ninth consecutive year Kentucky will try to woo high-tech startups to the commonwealth during the annual Biotechnology Industry Organization conference.
The Louisville Science Center received a grant today to bolster its education programs for preschoolers. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. The PNC Foundation announced it is giving a grant of more than $380,000 to the Science Center so it can provide science educational activities to young children, their teachers and their families. The center’s executive […]
University of Louisville officials are reviewing proposals for the development of the Nucleus Project.
There’s been quite a bit of talk about how President Barack Obama’s administration will renew the country’s commitment to science, as well as to the environment, which many feel took a back seat to politics during the Bush administration. And, from the President’s address today, it sounds as though that will be more than just talk.
Some of you commented on the recent news about CNN’s firing of its environmental and science staff. Not surprisingly, journalists are condemning CNN’s move as short-sighted.
The Louisville Science Center handed out awards today for its first AT&T Virtual Science Challenge. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. The contest asked elementary and middle-school students from across Kentucky to answer a scientific question and make their stories into videos. The event, which the center will launch again early next year, aims to foster […]