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Worried about climate change? Trying hard to reduce your carbon footprint? In this hour of To the Best of Our Knowledge, living small and liking it – an argument in favor of the radically local life.Read more

Original Air Date:

May 02, 2010

Previous Airdates:

May 02, 2010
May 15, 2011

Spray Paint

You know Marcel Proust as the author of the massive autobiographical novel, "In Search of Lost Time." But did you know that Proust can also be considered a scientist? That's the argument that Jonah Lehrer makes in his book, "Proust Was A Neuroscientist." Lehrer explains how Proust made...Read more

Original Air Date:

March 21, 2010

Previous Airdates:

March 21, 2010
February 27, 2011

TTBOOK

Science and the Search for Meaning: Five Questions, Part Five: Can Science be Sacred?

What if you don't believe in God, and the thought of church makes you queasy? Can you still experience the sacred? There's a growing movement of secular scientists who revel in the awe...Read more

Original Air Date:

December 19, 2010

Previous Airdates:

December 19, 2010

TTBOOK

Worried about climate change? Trying hard to reduce your carbon footprint? In this hour of To the Best of Our Knowledge, living small and liking it – an argument in favor of the radically local life.Read more

Original Air Date:

May 02, 2010

Previous Airdates:

May 02, 2010
May 15, 2011

Spray Paint

You know Marcel Proust as the author of the massive autobiographical novel, "In Search of Lost Time." But did you know that Proust can also be considered a scientist? That's the argument that Jonah Lehrer makes in his book, "Proust Was A Neuroscientist." Lehrer explains how Proust made...Read more

Original Air Date:

March 21, 2010

Previous Airdates:

March 21, 2010
February 27, 2011

a cross on a hill

We look at the controversial Gnostic Gospels and the story of a buried Christianity.Read more

Original Air Date:

December 10, 2006

Previous Airdates:

December 10, 2006
December 16, 2007

statue

We talk with E.O. Wilson about the growing rift between science and religion. We'll also get a very different take on religious belief from historian Garry Wills, author of "What Jesus Meant."Read more

Original Air Date:

March 26, 2006

Previous Airdates:

April 29, 2007
March 26, 2006

a cross on a hill

We look at the controversial Gnostic Gospels and the story of a buried Christianity.Read more

Original Air Date:

December 10, 2006

Previous Airdates:

December 10, 2006
December 16, 2007

statue

We talk with E.O. Wilson about the growing rift between science and religion. We'll also get a very different take on religious belief from historian Garry Wills, author of "What Jesus Meant."Read more

Original Air Date:

March 26, 2006

Previous Airdates:

April 29, 2007
March 26, 2006

bialys bread

Join us for stories about bread in this hour of To the Best of Our Knowledge.Read more

Original Air Date:

November 14, 2004

Previous Airdates:

November 14, 2004
July 10, 2005

bialys bread

Join us for stories about bread in this hour of To the Best of Our Knowledge.Read more

Original Air Date:

November 14, 2004

Previous Airdates:

November 14, 2004
July 10, 2005

A peek into Steve's office.

In case it’s not obvious: we LOVE books on TTBOOK. But we’re also incredibly picky about which books we choose for interviews.Read more

Towering radio

We remember the magical moments of chemistry in certain interviews; the brilliant sound design that emerged from particular studio sessions; the stories that took us places and those that changed us.Read more

Doug Gordon heads off to host and produce "Beta" on WPR Next.

TTBOOK staffers share some of our favorite interviews and shows produced by our favorite Canadian. Read more

David Graeber speaks at Maagdenhuis occupation

David Graeber was an iconoclastic anthropologist and influential radical thinker, one who popularized the rallying cry "We are the 99%." He died on Sept. 2 in Venice, Italy at age 59. Read more

News From Poems

For National Poetry Month, To The Best Of Our Knowledge celebrated poetry with original work by five leading American poets, written in response to current events.Read more

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