Midterm election preview, Earth’s minerals

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Three candidates stand at four podiums on stage.
Republican candidates for governor Rebecca Kleefisch, Kevin Nicholson and Tim Ramthun participate in a debate next to an empty microphone that was intended for Tim Michels, who did not attend, Monday, June 27, 2022, at Providence Academy in Green Bay, Wis. Angela Major/WPR

A political scientist joins us to preview Tuesday’s August primary election in Wisconsin. Then, we talk to a scientist who helped discover new minerals.

Featured in this Show

  • Previewing Tuesday's midterm elections in Wisconsin

    On the day before the primary election in Wisconsin, we check in on a tight race for the Republican nomination for Governor along with the cleared Democratic field for Mandela Barnes in the race for U.S. Senate.

  • This scientist helped nearly double the number of known minerals on Earth

    We talk to one of the scientists who helped discover that there are nearly twice as many minerals on Earth as previously thought about his work, including what all these terrestrial minerals might tell us about alien life.

  • Wisconsin organization increases access to the outdoors for marginalized groups

    Color in the Outdoors is a Wisconsin-based organization working to promote diversity, accessibility and inclusivity in the outdoors. Join us to hear from the founder about why he works to make the outdoors a space for everyone and how you can be a part of the organization’s mission.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Emilie Burditt Producer
  • David Canon Guest
  • Robert Hazen Guest
  • Christopher Kilgour Guest

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