New research shows that solar panels could capture sunlight for energy while still allowing it to nourish crops underneath. We find out more about the potential breakthrough. We also talk with cartoonist Lynda Barry about her residency at Beloit College. We also talk with a congressional reporter about a busy week in the nation’s capitol.
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Ups & downs in the electric vehicle market
Fluctuating prices and the extension of tax credits have roiled the electric vehicle market. We find out what this means for consumers and the future of transportation.
Getting creative with Lynda Barry
Where do inspiration and creativity come from? Cartoonist, painter, writer and teacher Lynda Barry shares what she’s learning from the college students she teaches.
Could farmers harvest both plants and solar energy?
We talk to a researcher about a new study into whether sunlight could be split — to both generate solar electricity and help grow plants beneath solar panels.
- Rob Ferrett Host
- Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
- Tyler Ditter Technical Director
- Lee Rayburn Producer
- Tim Peterson Producer
- Jamie Page Deaton Guest
- Lynda Barry Guest
- Majdi Abou Najm Guest
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