COVID-19 And Wisconsin Nonprofits, Dirt Smells, Combining Children’s Rhymes With Rap Beats, First Manned SpaceX Rocket Launch

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 Infant stars still embedded in gas and dust in the NGC 346 nebula shine brightly in this Hubble Space Telescope image. NASA James Webb Space Telescope Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

We talk to a science writer about why dirt smells like — well, not just dirt. We hear a mash-up of Dr. Seuss rhymes and Dr. Dre beats. And a space journalist gives us the latest on a public-private mission to the International Space Station. We also discuss how the coronavirus outbreak has been affecting Wisconsin’s nonprofit sector.

Featured in this Show

  • How COVID-19 Is Affecting Nonprofits In Wisconsin

    Nonprofits have been providing essential services during the pandemic, but many have had to downsize or reduce services. We look at a new report that shows how the coronavirus has impacted the nonprofit sector in Wisconsin.

  • The Truth About That Dirt Smell

    A science writer clues us in to the dirty little secret about why dirt smells the way it does.

  • When Dr. Seuss Met Dr. Dre

    A Milwaukee-based multimedia artist talks about what happened when he released a video of himself rapping a well-known children’s book.

  • A Look At SpaceX Rocket Launch To International Space Station

    On Wednesday, SpaceX was scheduled to launch its first crewed mission that will send a pair of NASA astronauts to the International Space Station. We look at the historical significance of the voyage, what the crew is planning to do and what it could mean for future space missions.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Megan Hart Guest
  • Jennifer Frazer Guest
  • Wes Tank Guest
  • Mike Wall Guest

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