Lawrence Krauss

Arizona State University

Guest

Physicist, and founding director of the Origins Project at Arizona State University

Lawrence Krauss on KCRW

Crimes identified as "terror" attacks inspire panic. Does that distract our attention from thinking rationally about what's really dangerous and what's not?

How Should We Think Rationally about Fear?

Crimes identified as "terror" attacks inspire panic. Does that distract our attention from thinking rationally about what's really dangerous and what's not?

from To the Point

More from KCRW

Josh Barro speaks with Liz Bruenig and Ross Douthat about the Biden’s trip to Europe.

from Left, Right & Center

California will roll out a statewide electronic vaccine verification program, which Gov. Gavin Newsom does not call a passport.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA City Councilman Joe Buscaino is running to replace Mayor Eric Garcetti, and he held his first official campaign event on Monday along the Venice Beach boardwalk.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

KCRW is joining other public radio stations up and down the state to mark the one-year anniversary of the murder of George Floyd.

All of California is officially facing drought conditions, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor . And much of the state is in extreme or severe drought after the dry winter.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

The cost of living surged 5% last month, according to the Department of Labor. That’s the highest inflation rate we’ve seen in more than a decade.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Joe Mathews says that focusing on the state budget, when it appears in good shape, obscures California’s systemic failures.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

A lifeguard tower honoring LGBTQ-plus pride was unveiled in Long Beach this afternoon.

from KCRW Features

For African Americans, June 19 (Juneteenth) is both a celebration of freedom and an occasion of somber remembrance.

from Life Examined