To the Best of Our Knowledge

Schedule

Sunday 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on WUSF 89.7

Each hour focuses on one theme with a welcoming host, covering politics, science, the arts, and culture, with interviews, music, production pieces, and performances.

From To the Best of Our Knowledge

Science is moving out of the lab and into the pages of literary fiction.  This week, we introduce the “Lab Lit” movement and talk about why f...
Brutal storms, rising seas, drought... you've seen the headlines. Our climate changed future seems pretty scary. But do all the messages abo...
What we eat can often say a lot about us. But why do we consider certain foods more appealing than others? In this hour, we look a the trends and...
Philosophers get a bad rap - they're written off as too academic, too detached from daily life. But we're seeing a philosophy revival, from philosophy...
What do airports and air travel tell us about ourselves? A Week at the Airport - Alain de Botton; Sonic Sidebar: Brian Eno's Music for Airports; Aerot...
Who is a patriot? The Snowden Files; 1971 - An FBI break-in that rocked the nation; First Tea Party Activist - Keli Carender; James Yee – Muslim Cha...
Want to improve your mood? Just dance. This hour we’re talking with people who’ve found an easy way to keep themselves happy, to build friend...
Remember what it was like to be a kid, playing outside with friends for hours at a time? Sure, it may just seem like fun and games, but it&n...
The US will pull troops from Afghanistan by the end of 2016, leaving behind an enemy they've fought for more than a decade. This week, we explore Afgh...
Fifty to ninety percent of the world's languages are predicted to disappear in the next century.  And because language is the DNA of culture, a l...

Hosted By

Jim Fleming

Jim Fleming was born in Madison, Wisconsin and grew up in Champaign, Illinois. He was smitten by radio during his college career, while an English ...
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