Tag Archives: Science

What Goes Into Field Guide Illustrations

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point College of Letters and Sciences is hosting a monthly lecture series in the Pinery Room of the Portage County Public Library. The purpose of the lecture series is to give every person that comes some knowledge on a subject they may not know much about, regardless of education or background. October’s lecture was held on ... Read More »

Central Waters to Host Monthly Tap Talks

A central Wisconsin brewery, Central Waters, is hosting a series of science-themed presentations and discussions called Tap Talks. The event will happen monthly, always with a new theme and presenter. “Our goal is to just branch out into all the different areas of the sciences,” said Paul Graham, president of Central Waters. The talks take place right at the brewery. ... Read More »

Ghost Particle: An Eye on Cosmic Explosions

The Department of Physics and Astronomy held events in the planetarium, showcasing the chase in Antarctica for small particles created by major cosmic bursts, like black-holes or star eruptions. The show on Sunday, Feb. 15, began with the usual oration of information about major stars in the Milky Way galaxy, as well as notable constellations and their mythological significance. Students leading the ... Read More »

Student Employs Creativity in Environmental Education

Janet Moore, a graduate student in environmental education and interpretation, now uses 2D art to enhance her nature writing. Science and art are both visual fields relying on acute observations in order to further understand and portray messages. They share a rich history, from the notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci to modern day botanical illustrations, that display an intense intermingling of science ... Read More »