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The Record: Tuesday, March 20, 2018


Sunday night in Arizona, a woman was struck and killed by an Uber vehicle – the first pedestrian fatality caused by a self-driving car. Geekwire reporter Taylor Soper joined Bill Radke to talk about the implications for Seattle’s autonomous vehicle experiments.

Do you meditate? Do you feel guilty for not meditating? Do you roll your eyes whenever you hear the phrase “monkey mind”? When ABC News anchor Dan Harris had a panic attack on the air many years ago, he turned to meditation as a way to cope. His new book, “Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics,” will try to make a believer out of you.

And fifty years ago, a book came out that lit up the sky. A Wrinkle in Time was a chance for generations of young women to see themselves represented in science, math, and space itself. UW astronomy professor Emily Levesque was one of them – and went on to discover the three largest stars in the universe as an undergraduate.  

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