630: Things I Mean to Know

630: Things I Mean to Know

Oct 27, 2017
There are so many facts about the world that we take for granted—without ever questioning how we know them. Of course the earth revolves around the sun. Of course my dog loves me. But how exactly do we know things like that are true? This week, stories of people trying to unspool some of life’s certainties, and what they find.
  • Guest host David Kestenbaum talks to producer Diane Wu about a list she keeps of things she means to know. Sweet potatoes vs yams. Are they different? The same? What exactly is going on there? (8 minutes)Science

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