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We could wonder about the universe until the end of time

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Is there an actual land/time before time?

A look at the cosmos, a new house speaker, and a family grappling with rare disease.

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Brian Greene, Until the End of Time

What’s the meaning of life? How should we think about time? These are existential questions that humans have been asking for centuries – and theoretical physicist Brian Greene has written a book that attempts to answer them. It’s called Until the End of Time: Mind, Matter, and Our Search for Meaning in an Evolving Universe.

Laurie Jinkins, Speaker of the House

There’s a new Speaker of the House in Olympia. After seventeen years, Frank Chopp stepped down and Representative Laurie Jinkins has taken his place. She spoke with Bill Radke about firearms legislation, the presidential election, and home rule.

Jill Hawkins

Soon after the birth of their daughter, Mercer Island couple Doug and Jill Hawkins realized something wasn’t right. Charlotte had a rare, still undiagnosed genetic disease. The geneticist told her it was a one-off – but when they had their third child, it felt like a case of déjà vu.

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