To the Best of Our Knowledge on 89.5-1

Sundays at 10am and Tuesdays at noon

A radio show that cracks open the world and the ideas that fuel its engine.  Once TTBOOK producers pick the theme, they dig in with interviews that explore the culture, the debate, the stories, the science and the actual sound of it all. And hopefully, when they’re done, they’ve animated the questions along with the answers. For information on To The Best of Our Knowledge and program guests, click here.

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What's New?
9:40 am
Fri February 1, 2013

Super Bowl Sunday on To The Best of Our Knowledge

Sunday, February 3 is Super Bowl Sunday! And to help celebrate, To The Best of Our Knowledge is planning a Super Bowl themed program.

Behold the spectacle of epic proportions!  The abundant feast laid out! Tribes decked in battle attire! Yes my friends – The Super Bowl.  Since its beginnings in Boston school yards, football has reshaped our weekends and spawned a one day advertising frenzy. The 49ers and the Ravens meet this week to play not Vince Lombardi’s game, but the Billion Dollar Game.

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What's New?
7:03 pm
Mon August 20, 2012

Meet Your Mind: A User's Guide to the Science of Consciousness

Coming soon is a series of six one-hour programs brought to you by To the Best of Our Knowledge, the Peabody Award-winning public radio show about ideas. The mystery of consciousness -- what it is, where it comes from, how it works -- is like a big ball of string. Pull one end and as it unravels, one question leads to another: What is thinking and how do we do it? Is the mind the same as the brain? Are animals conscious? Can machines think? Is there a neuroscience of creativity? And what does all this brain science tell us about the most personal question of all: Who am "I"?

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