Look to the stars: Summer of Space is here!

June 25, 2019

As we near the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing on July 20, 1969, PBS brings viewers the…

Tune In: “Breakthrough” presents Ideas That Changed The World

May 2, 2019

Through incredible, lesser-known stories of familiar history, the PBS series Breakthrough – The Ideas That Changed the World captures the secrets of…

American Experience: Sealab Premieres Feb. 12

February 11, 2019

Explore the depths of the ocean in an all new American Experience: Sealab premiering 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12 on…

Remembering Stephen Hawking

March 14, 2018

Stephen Hawking, who passed away last night at the age of 76, had a long connection with public television –…

The Science Behind 100 Years of Wisconsin Broadcasting

November 1, 2017

Four days. 285+ events. Endless fun. The Wisconsin Science Festival takes place Nov. 2-5, and Wisconsin Public Television and Wisconsin…

So Much More Than “The Girl From The Wonder Years”

June 2, 2016

“I discovered that I could be smart and capable and valuable for something that had nothing to do with Hollywood….

Pick Your Poison: "Sugar vs. Fat" Pits Bacon Against Bread

May 5, 2015

As a kid, I always wondered what it would be like to have an identical twin. Would we switch places…

Find Subatomic Particles in Your Home

March 31, 2015

If you’re feeling a tad ambitious and want to explore some quantum physics, here’s a nifty little project for you….