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

Is there anything science won’t tackle? The latest question neuroscientists are taking on is, “What makes something beautiful?” We're checking i...
Do nations need states? Do Nations Need States?; Sonic Sidebar: Scotland Votes "No"; Lands in Limbo; The Islamic State; BookMark: Lauren Beukes on “...
We explore the secret life of sleep in this hour. The Secret Life of Sleep - Kat Duff; The Politics of Sleep - Matthew J. Wolf-Meyer; Sleep Donation -...
With the elections approaching, candidates and campaigns are working hard to get out the vote. But what would it take to get people politically involv...
Science fiction offers us visions of histories we don't know -- histories of the future and the past.  Today, legendary science fiction writers t...
Chefs and writers explore the language of food on the plate and on the page. We meet novelists who cook, chefs who write, and a poet of pies.  It...
Cavemen.   Not Cro-Magnons or Neanderthals, but modern cavemen and women. They eat raw meat, run barefoot and practice throwing heavy stones...
We explore Creative Writing in this hour with Gary Shteyngart, author of "Little Failure." Little Failure - Gary Shteyngart; Writers and Dri...
Everyone loves a good joke, right? Well, at least when it's not at your expense. We explore hoaxes throughout history, get in the mind of a prolific p...
From cyborgs and synesthesia, to ASMR and using sensation to heal from trauma, we're exploring the edges of our senses this hour. Synesthesia, Th...

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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