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To The Best Of Our Knowledge
Friday, 9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. on KUOW | Saturday, 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. on KUOW2
Cracking open the world and the ideas that fuel its engine, To The Best Of Our Knowledge with interviews that explore the culture, the debate, the stories, the science and the actual sound of it all.
Saturday, March 8, 2014 10:00pmThis week we're imagining the future Future Living - Mitchell Joachim; Working in the Future; Eating the Future; Sonic Sidebar: Eduardo Galeano; Dangerous Idea: Loneliness Is a Gift; On Our Minds: History's Women.
Saturday, March 8, 2014 10:00pmWhere do you find crazy ideas and some of the world's smartest people? In theoretical physics - the world of parallel universes, super strings and black holes. We go on a whirlwind tour of the universe - from the multiverse to an imaginary walk on Mars. Mathematical Universe - Max Tegmark; Copernicus - Dava Sobel; Sonic Sidebar: Cosmic Wonder; Walking on Mars - Craig Childs; Watch This! "The Act of Killing" & "20 Feet from Stardom"; On Our Minds: Lorrie Moore.
Saturday, March 1, 2014 10:00pmThoughts About Thinking Emotional Intelligence - Daniel Goleman; Sonic Sidebar: Daniel Kahneman, "Thinking, Fast and Slow"; America the Philosophical - Carlin Romano; The Advanced Genius Theory - Jason Hartley; Dangerous Idea: Reclaim Time ; On Our Minds: Ruth Ozeki.
Saturday, March 1, 2014 10:00pmWhose America is it? The Talk - Being a black teenager in America; The New Jim Crow - Michelle Alexander; Sonic Sidebar: Looking for Palestine; Inocente - On being homeless and undocumented in America; BookMark: Margaret Atwood; On Our Minds: Film History.
Saturday, February 22, 2014 10:00pmNot every story about Afghanistan involves guns and soldiers. We see the country through art, poetry and games - from the ancient sport of Buzkashi to Afghanistan's famous hand-woven carpets. "Buzkashi Boys" - Sam French; Afghan Carpets - Anna Badkhen; Landay Poetry - Eliza Griswold; Sonic Sidebar: Khaled Hosseini's "Mountains"; BookMark: Hanan Al-Shaykh; On Our Minds: Science Fictional Universe.