Science & Technology

Listening To The Echoes Of Creation

Mar 26, 2014

Nine days ago, the unbelievable became believable as an enthralled scientific community heard the announcement of an amazing experimental result: For the first time, astronomers detected signals from events dating back to the origin of the universe. Scientists heard the first echoes of creation.

Paul Elisha: Robotics Sans Empathy = Regression

Sep 10, 2013

A most recent episode of the long-running and vaunted TV program , “60-Minutes,” entered the descriptive realm of ‘Historic’ in its highly documented interview with a respected physician-turned-research engineer, who shared the profound announcement that he and his colleagues have initiated the revolutionary and computerized era of ‘Robotics.’

A nuclear physicist from UMass Amherst is among a select group of researchers that will be working on a experiment that hopes to find more about the way tiny subatomic particles behave in nature. WAMC’s Lucas Willard spoke with David Kawall about the basics of the Muon g-2 experiment, which hopes to solve some of biggest mysteries in physics…

For more information please visit: http://www.umass.edu/researchnext/lords-muon-ring

Jesse Feiler is back in Studio A - this month's topic: the latest in government apps and information.