Wisconsin researchers explore dinosaur fossils, Miss America talks ‘Barbenheimer’

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UW-Oshkosh geology researchers are visiting Utah’s Jurassic National Monument, which is known for its abundance of dinosaur fossils. We explore their excavations. Then, Miss America and Wisconsinite Grace Stanke discusses the combined box office blockbusters “Barbie” and “Oppenheimer.”

Featured in this Show

  • Wisconsin’s real-life 'Barbenheimer'

    Miss America 2023 talks about her experiences in pageantry and nuclear engineering studies at UW-Madison relate to the cinematic phenomena that fans are calling “Barbenheimer.”

  • UW-Oshkosh scientists study a long neck dinosaur in Utah to discover its ancient history

    This week, UW-Oshkosh researchers are in Utah trying to interpret the history of a site known to have an abundance of dinosaur fossils. They aim to learn the landscape’s ancient climate and predatory species. We hear from a UW-Oshkosh geology professor from the site on recent discoveries.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Avery Lea Rogers Producer
  • Mackenzie Krumme Producer
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Grace Stanke Guest
  • Joseph Peterson Guest

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