Jo Handelsman, director of the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, explores the importance of soil at the Crossroads of Ideas lecture series.
Kevin Ponto, PI in the Living Environments Lab, explains virtual reality for Blue Sky Science.
Victor Zavala, WID Optimization Affiliate and Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, spoke at the Discovery Seminar Series in February, 2016, about optimization of energy systems.
Patti Brennan and Kevin Ponto illuminate the CAVE for a B1G television audience.
John Yin spoke at the Discovery Seminar Series in January, 2016, offering his perspective on the origins of life, dynamic stability, and developing collaborations.
How do you parse insight from big data? What does it mean for business and research? Jordan Ellenberg weighs in.
Cartoonist and WID faculty Lynda Barry teaches ways to find and express insight across all ages. Watch the video for a peek inside her classes and workshops.
WID and the New York Hall of Science team up to collect data on learning and games.
To better understand the cosmos, WID and Wisconsin IceCube Particle Astrophysics Center researchers are examining activity at the world’s largest neutrino detector in the Institute’s immersive virtual reality environment.
Discovery Fellow Li Chiao-Ping will lead a dance performance in the Discovery Building to explore community, sense of identity and more.
A WID team examines greener materials to offer a cheaper and more sustainable way to absorb oil from water.
Food systems are complex, and it will take the work of multiple disciplines to make them more efficient. Learn more about the Agricultural Innovation Prize, a partnership among WID, UW-Madison and 40 Chances.
A group of researchers at WID has looked beyond approaches traditionally associated with literary studies, instead gaining a deeper understanding through statistics, art and computation in a traveling exhibit called Victorian Eyes.
Cartoonist and Discovery Fellow Lynda Barry asks kids and adults to envision the schools and campuses of 2113.
A team of WID researchers has developed a way to move virtual objects in an immersive virtual reality environment through the use of muscle activity.