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Mayan Prophecy & Calendar talk Oct 4

Dr. Joanne Burkholder, Dept. of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice, and Dr. Paul Rybski, Dept. of Physics, will give a one-hour talk about “The Mayan Prophecy and the Mayan Calendar: The Anthropological and Astronomical Facts” on Fri., Oct. 4, at … Continue reading

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National Moth Week

July 20-28, 2013 is National Moth Week! Many locations are holding mothing events during this week. How will you celebrate? This is an opportunity to get involved in citizen science! Moths are incredibly diverse, and there are many more species … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – March 12

Global Weirdness: Severe Storms, Deadly Heatwaves, Relentless Drought, Rising Seas, and the Weather of the Future by Climate Central QC903 .G58 2012 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Regardless of the side of the global climate change debate you are on, you … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – February 26

Run, Swim, Throw, Cheat: The Science Behind Drugs in Sport by Chris Cooper RC1230 .C59 2012 New Arrivals, 2nd floor There’s nothing like a good scandal to make the world go round. The sports world is not without its slip-ups, … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – February 5

The Beach Book: Science of the Shore by Carl Hobbs GB454 .B3 H63 2012 New Arrivals, 2nd floor It’s February in Wisconsin. You look out the window and you can see the cold. It doesn’t help that there’s a lot … Continue reading

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How old is the Universe? Dec. 7

A talk called “How old is the Universe and how do we know it?” will be presented by Peter Timbie, professor of physics at UW-Madison, on Fri., Dec. 7, at 8 p.m. in Upham 140. It’s the last entry in … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday — December 4

Discord: The Story of Noise by Mike Goldsmith QC225.15 .G65 2012 New Arrivals, 2nd floor We used to have a ceiling fan in our dining room that had a faint “hum” when turned on. I couldn’t stand to listen to … Continue reading

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“Gasland” Lecture DVD @ Andersen Library

If you missed Josh Fox’s “Gasland” lecture at UW-Whitewater on October 1, don’t despair. The Andersen Library has two DVD copies of the event. Bring your Hawkcard to the Andersen Library Circulation Desk and ask for “Gasland” as part of … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – September 25

Mathletics: A Scientist Explains 100 Amazing Things About the World of Sports by John Barrow GV 706.8 .B373 2012 New Arrivals, 2nd floor This past weekend, I did something that I had previously thought was unthinkable – I ran a … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – September 18

Why Calories Count: Science to Politics by Marion Nestle & Malden Nesheim TX551 .N3977 2012 New Arrivals, 2nd floor With the return of the semester, it’s a return to old habits like a rushed lunch or snacking on whatever might … Continue reading

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