Best Science Stories Of 2014 So Far, The Malibu Of The Midwest

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When you think surfing, you often think of the East or West Coasts…but there’s a surfing goldmine in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Veronica Rueckert and Rob Ferrett learn about the “Malibu of the Midwest” in a Wisconsin Life piece and then speak to one of the Great Lakes surfing pioneers about how Sheboygan became a surfing hotspot. Also, a Discover Magazine editor discusses the top science stories of the year so far.

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  • The Best Science Stories Of 2014 So Far

    It’s only the end of April, but there’s been a lot of exciting science news so far in 2014. An editor from Discover Magazine gives an overview of some of the biggest stories, including the discovery of the bones of a new dinosaur, believed to be a smaller cousin of the Tyrannosaurus rex.

  • Wisconsin Life: Surfing In Sheboygan

    Think you can only catch waves on the coasts? You’re wrong–Sheboygan, Wisconsin is known as the Malibu of the Midwest! A Great Lakes surfing pioneer explains what makes surfing in Sheboygan so special.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Gemma Tarlach Guest
  • Larry Longboard Williams Guest

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