KPCW in Park City was honored Thursday night, September 11 in Indianapolis as one of America’s top five noncommercial radio stations. Park City’s community radio station was among an elite group of public stations honored with a nomination for the Marconi Award, the radio industry’s highest honor for overall excellence in broadcasting.
“It was an honor to be included in the list of great American radio stations,” KPCW General Manager Larry Warren said. “I couldn’t be more proud of the staff and volunteers who create great radio for the citizens of the Wasatch Back.”
Leslie Thatcher asks the Mayor of the town of Vail - and former President of Vail Resorts - if Vail Resorts will be the new 500 lb gorilla in town, now that Vail Resorts has purchased Park City Mountain Resort.
In this edition of Cool Science Radio hosts John Wells and Lynn Ware Peek welcome University of Utah computer scientist Robert Ricci about a new facility for researchers studying cloud computing. Also Felipe Ramos Lorenzo who was on a team that discovered an 8,000 year old mutation that is key to human life at high altitude. Also Cool Science and big data from the book Dataclysm. Listen to the podcast here.