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[Unedited] Janna Levin with Krista Tippett

Thursday, April 03, 2014

[Unedited] Janna Levin with Krista TippettAn astrophysicist who’s also explored her science by way of a novel about two pivotal 20th-century mathematicians, Kurt Godel and Alan Turing. Both pushed at boundaries where mathematics presses on grand questions of meaning and purpose. Such questions helped create the technologies that are now changing our sense of what it means to be human. This unedited conversation with astrophysicist and author Janna Levin comes from our produced show "Janna Levin — Mathematics, Purpose, and Truth." See more at www.onbeing.org/program/mathematics-purpose-and-truth/130

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Lisa Johnson from New York City

Love your show and listen every week; thank you. I wonder if you might consider re-recording the closer tag where the fellow gently sings "on being....is published by......and is a Krista Tippet...production.."
It's a nice idea certainly but it's quite unsettled pitch-wise and sounds amateurish. It doesn't settle into the heart of the notes and musical listeners might have already told you that it is very drifting. If you listen to it after the magnificent Bobby McFerrin interview, you'll hear the difference. I hoped perhaps your fellow could re-record it with more attention to pitch. That would really be "in tune" with your show, to hit the notes in the center of the pitch. Respectfully submitted.

Jun. 12 2014 05:16 PM

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