Holiday Science Special With UW-Madison Chemistry Professor to Air on WPT

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December 5, 2012

For More Information:
Lynn Brockmeyer, WPT publicist, 608-263-3364, lynn.brockmeyer@wpt.org
Erik Ernst, WPT promotion manager, 608-265-3853, erik.ernst@wpt.org


Once Upon a Christmas Cheery in the Lab of Shakhashiri — hosted by University of Wisconsin-Madison Chemistry professor Bassam Z. Shakhashiri — is an enlightening and entertaining lecture for viewers of all ages with glowing liquids, exploding balloons, flames and smoke.

Wisconsin Public Television (WPT) will offer several broadcasts of Shakhashiri’s annual holiday special:
4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21
3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 25
9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26
6 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 30

WPT is a service of the Educational Communications Board and the University of Wisconsin-Extension.

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