Closer to Truth
This series on Cosmos, Consciousness and God is a global journey in search of the vital ideas of existence. It explores fundamental issues through intimate, candid conversations with leading scientists, philosophers, scholars, theologians and creative thinkers of all kinds. Dr Robert Lawrence Kuhn, creator and host of the series, seeks answers to fundamental issues of universe, meaning and purpose, with each episode featuring 4 to 7 of the world's foremost thinkers.
Closer to Truth Previous Broadcasts
Will The Universe Ever End? (Episode #1304)
KQED World: Fri, Nov 28, 2014 -- 4:30 AM
In the far, far future, what happens to planets, stars, galaxies, black holes? What's the 'Big Rip' and the 'Big Crunch'? And if 'multiple universes' exist, if one universe ends, do others begin?
- KQED World: Fri, Nov 28, 2014 -- 10:30 AM
Is This God? (Episode #1303)
KQED World: Fri, Nov 21, 2014 -- 4:30 AM
Can humans probe God? Can we inquire into God's essence and nature? Is God at all knowable? Or forever beyond human understanding? Let's be bold in questioning God.
- KQED World: Fri, Nov 21, 2014 -- 10:30 AM
What Is Consciousness? (Episode #1302)
KQED World: Fri, Nov 14, 2014 -- 4:30 AM
Consciousness is what we know best and explain least. It is the inner subjective experience of what it feels like to see red or smell garlic or hear Beethoven. Consciousness is baffling.
- KQED World: Fri, Nov 14, 2014 -- 10:30 AM
What Is Ultimate Reality? (Episode #1301)
KQED World: Fri, Nov 7, 2014 -- 4:30 AM
What's the deepest nature of things? Our world is complex, filled with so much stuff. But down below, what's fundamental? Only the physical world? Or anything nonphysical?
- KQED World: Fri, Nov 7, 2014 -- 10:30 AM