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The Greatest Story Ever Told . . . So Far Why Are We Here?, Lawrence M. Krauss

The Greatest Story Ever Told . . ...

by Lawrence M. Krauss

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Internationally renowned, award-winning theoretical physicist, New York Times bestselling author of A Universe from Nothing, and passionate a...

Unabridged: 10 hr 25 min
Narrator: Lawrence Krauss
Published: 03/21/2017
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Free Will, Sam Harris

Free Will

by Sam Harris

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The physiologist Benjamin Libet famously demonstrated that activity in the brain's motor regions can be detected some 300 milliseconds b...

Unabridged: 1 hr 14 min
Narrator: Sam Harris
Published: 03/06/2012
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Conscious A Brief Guide to the Fundamental Mystery of the Mind, Annaka Harris

Conscious

by Annaka Harris

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As concise and enlightening as Seven Brief Lessons on Physics and Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, this mind-expanding dive into the...

Unabridged: 2 hr 22 min
Narrator: Annaka Harris
Published: 06/04/2019
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Mars Direct Space Exploration, the Red Planet, and the Human Future, Robert Zubrin

Mars Direct

by Robert Zubrin

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The human race is at a crossroads. In the coming years, we will make decisions regarding our human spaceflight program that will lead to one ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 27 min
Narrator: Erik Synnestvedt
Published: 02/12/2013
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The Male Brain, Louann Brizendine, M.D.

The Male Brain

by Louann Brizendine, M.D....

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From the author of the groundbreaking New York Times bestseller The Female Brain, here is the eagerly awaited follow-up book that demystifies...

Unabridged: 4 hr 26 min
Narrator: Kimberly Farr
Published: 03/23/2010
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Grunt The Curious Science of Humans at War, Mary Roach

Grunt

by Mary Roach

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Bestselling author Mary Roach explores the science of keeping human beings intact, awake, sane, uninfected, and uninfested in the bizarre and...

Unabridged: 8 hr 54 min
Narrator: Abby Elvidge
Published: 06/07/2016
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How We Die Reflections on Life's Final Chapter, Sherwin B. Nuland

How We Die

by Sherwin B. Nuland

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New Edition: With a new chapter addressing contemporary issues in end-of-life careA runaway bestseller and National Book Award winner, Sherwi...

Abridged: 2 hr 57 min
Narrator: Sherwin B. Nuland
Published: 02/27/2007
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The Story of Electricity, Professor John T. Sanders

The Story of Electricity

by Professor John T. Sande...

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Ancient and medieval awareness of electrical effects included lightning, electric fish, St. Elmos fire, the amber effect, and (esp. in early ...

Unabridged: 2 hr 51 min
The Science and Discovery Series
Narrator: Edwin Newman
Published: 04/01/2006
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The Planets, Dava Sobel

The Planets

by Dava Sobel

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THE PLANETS is Dava Sobel's sweeping look at our heavenly galaxy. In the spirit of Longitude and Galileo's Daughter, Sobel once again brings ...

Unabridged: 5 hr 31 min
Narrator: Lorna Raver
Published: 10/04/2005
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Tales of a Shaman's Apprentice, Mark J. Plotkin

Tales of a Shaman's Apprentice

by Mark J. Plotkin

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Tales of a Shaman's Apprentice has been called one of the greatest adventure stories ever told.As then-chief ethnobotanist for Conservation I...

Abridged: 2 hr 43 min
Narrator: Mark J. Plotkin
Published: 09/01/2008
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How We'll Live on Mars, Stephen Petranek

How We'll Live on Mars

by Stephen Petranek

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Award-winning journalist Stephen Petranek says humans will live on Mars by 2027. Now he makes the case that living on Mars is not just plausi...

Unabridged: 2 hr 13 min
Narrator: Stephen Petranek
Published: 07/07/2015
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Isaac Newton's New Physics, Dr. Gordon Britian

Isaac Newton's New Physics

by Dr. Gordon Britian

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Isaac Newton (16421727) achieved momentous breakthroughs in three areas: mathematics (the calculus), a theory of colors, and gravitational at...

Unabridged: 2 hr 58 min
The Science and Discovery Series
Narrator: Edwin Newman
Published: 01/27/2006
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Astronomy The Heavenly Challenge, Jack Arnold

Astronomy

by Jack Arnold

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Astronomy is perhaps the oldest science. The ancients saw cosmic meanings in the stars, and they organized their lives around lunar and solar...

Unabridged: 2 hr 52 min
The Science and Discovery Series
Narrator: Edwin Newman
Published: 04/22/2006
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Einstein's Revolution, Professor John T. Sanders

Einstein's Revolution

by Professor John T. Sande...

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In 1905, Albert Einstein published his Special Theory of Relativity, followed by the General Theory of Relativity in 1916. He firmly establis...

Unabridged: 2 hr 57 min
The Science and Discovery Series
Narrator: Edwin Newman
Published: 01/12/2006
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Brainstorm, Mariette DiChristina

Brainstorm

by Mariette DiChristina

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Creativity is often considered an innate gift, not something that can be learned or optimized. In fact, there is an entire branch of science ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 8 min
Narrator: William Dufris
Published: 07/01/2008
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Altered Genes, Twisted Truth How the Venture to Genetically Engineer Our Food Has Subverted Science, Corrupted Government, and Systematically Deceived the Public, Steven M. Druker

Altered Genes, Twisted Truth

by Steven M. Druker

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This audiobook uncovers the biggest scientific fraud of our age. It tells the fascinating and frequently astounding story of how the massive ...

Unabridged: 21 hr
Narrator: Steven M. Druker
Published: 08/04/2015
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The History of Physics A Very Short Introduction, J.L. Heilbron

The History of Physics

by J.L. Heilbron

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How does the physics we know today—a highly professionalized enterprise, inextricably linked to government and industry—link back...

Unabridged: 5 hr 5 min
Narrator: Sean Runnette
Published: 10/16/2018
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Origins of the Universe, Jack Arnold

Origins of the Universe

by Jack Arnold

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For most of history, the beginning of the universe has been understood through the many myths offered in various cultures. But in the modern ...

Unabridged: 2 hr 38 min
The Science and Discovery Series
Narrator: Edwin Newman
Published: 02/15/2006
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The Pluto Files The Rise and Fall of Americas Favorite Planet, Neil deGrasse Tyson

The Pluto Files

by Neil deGrasse Tyson

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In August 2006, the International Astronomical Union voted Pluto out of planethood. Far from the sun, tiny, and eccentric in orbit, it&rsquo...

Unabridged: 3 hr 53 min
Narrator: Mirron Willis
Published: 01/19/2009
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Lost in My Own Backyard A Walk in Yellowstone National Park, Tim Cahill

Lost in My Own Backyard

by Tim Cahill

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“Let’s get lost together . . . ”Lost in My Own Backyard brings acclaimed author Tim Cahill together with one of his—a...

Unabridged: 2 hr 53 min
Narrator: Michael Prichard
Published: 03/05/2004
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Medieval Science, Professor John T. Sanders

Medieval Science

by Professor John T. Sande...

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After Rome fell in the 5th century A.D., Europe endured a long drought of ideas. The Middle Ages were a time when spiritual, otherworldly con...

Unabridged: 2 hr 58 min
The Science and Discovery Series
Narrator: Edwin Newman
Published: 02/07/2006
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Science In Antiquity, Dr. Jon Mandaville

Science In Antiquity

by Dr. Jon Mandaville

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After 3500 B.C., when cuneiform writing was developed and recorded history began, science first emerged among stargazing astronomerpriests in...

Unabridged: 2 hr 56 min
The Science and Discovery Series
Narrator: Edwin Newman
Published: 02/25/2006
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Exploring and Mapmaking, Dr. Ian Jackson

Exploring and Mapmaking

by Dr. Ian Jackson

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The first known navigators were the Phoenicians, who 3000 years ago sailed the Mediterranean and beyond from their base near modern Lebanon. ...

Unabridged: 2 hr 54 min
The Science and Discovery Series
Narrator: Edwin Newman
Published: 01/14/2006
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Chemistry and The Enlightenment, Dr. Ian Jackson

Chemistry and The Enlightenment

by Dr. Ian Jackson

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Modern chemistry emerged from the historical traditions of metalworking (beginning as early as the Bronze Age in 3500 BC); medicine (especial...

Unabridged: 2 hr 40 min
The Science and Discovery Series
Narrator: Edwin Newman
Published: 04/29/2006
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Natural Science and the Planet Earth, Dr. Jack Sommer

Natural Science and the Planet Ea...

by Dr. Jack Sommer

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Among the greatest natural historians was Alexander von Humboldt (17691859), who influenced Goethe, Darwin, and Americas leading naturalists....

Unabridged: 2 hr 57 min
The Science and Discovery Series
Narrator: Edwin Newman
Published: 02/12/2006
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Darwin and Evolution, Dr. Michael Ghiselin

Darwin and Evolution

by Dr. Michael Ghiselin

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Charles Darwin (18091882) published in 1859 a vastly important work: On The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservat...

Unabridged: 2 hr 55 min
The Science and Discovery Series
Narrator: Edwin Newman
Published: 01/04/2006
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A New Understanding of the Atom, Professor John T. Sanders

A New Understanding of the Atom

by Professor John T. Sande...

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The concept of the atomthe smallest physical building block of naturehas been around at least since ancient Greece. Leucippus and Democritus ...

Unabridged: 2 hr 55 min
The Science and Discovery Series
Narrator: Edwin Newman
Published: 04/15/2006
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Complexity and Chaos, Dr. Roger White

Complexity and Chaos

by Dr. Roger White

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Traditional scientific determinism has suggested that the natural world is regular and predictable, and that timeless and universal nature is...

Unabridged: 2 hr 38 min
The Science and Discovery Series
Narrator: Edwin Newman
Published: 05/07/2006
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Dimensions of Scientific Thought, Professor John T. Sanders

Dimensions of Scientific Thought

by Professor John T. Sande...

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Science is a way of knowing thats characterized by the rules of logic and the methods of experiment. But the conflict between logic and exper...

Unabridged: 2 hr 43 min
The Science and Discovery Series
Narrator: Edwin Newman
Published: 01/09/2006
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The Medusa and the Snail More Notes of a Biology Watcher, Lewis Thomas

The Medusa and the Snail

by Lewis Thomas

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Lewis Thomass fascinating observations of the quirkiness of the worlds lifeforms cause the listener to ponder simultaneously a tiny organism ...

Unabridged: 4 hr 22 min
Narrator: Stuart Langton
Published: 01/08/2008
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The Meaning of It All Thoughts of a CitizenScientist, Richard Feynman

The Meaning of It All

by Richard Feynman

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In this collection of lectures Feynman originally gave in 1963, the Nobel Prizewinning physicist discusses several mega questions of science....

Unabridged: 2 hr 50 min
Narrator: Raymond Todd
Published: 01/01/2006
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Instant Egghead Guide, Emily Anthes

Instant Egghead Guide

by Emily Anthes

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Everything from neurons to consciousness in the blink of an eye (which takes 300 milliseconds).Take a "fantastic voyage" through the whorls a...

Unabridged: 4 hr 40 min
Instant Egghead Guides
Narrator: Steve Mirsky
Published: 12/23/2008
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Doctor Geeks Laboratory, Season 1 The Flying Car and the Privatization of Space, Scott C. Vigui

Doctor Geeks Laboratory, Season 1...

by Scott C. Vigui

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Science fiction meets real-world technology in Doctor Geek's Laboratory, Season 1 It's the twenty-first century-have you ever wondered what h...

Unabridged: 6 hr 3 min
Doctor Geeks Laboratory #1
Narrator: a full cast
Published: 12/01/2013
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The Edge of the Sky All You Need to Know about the All-There-Is, Roberto Trotta

The Edge of the Sky

by Roberto Trotta

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From the big bang to black holes, from dark matter to dark energy, from the origins of the universe to its ultimate destiny, The Edge of the ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 29 min
Narrator: Bronson Pinchot
Published: 09/23/2014
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Deadly Feasts Tracking the Secrets of a Terrifying New Plague, Richard Rhodes

Deadly Feasts

by Richard Rhodes

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In this brilliant and gripping medical detective story. Richard Rhodes follows virus hunters on three continents as they track the emergence ...

Abridged: 3 hr 9 min
Narrator: Richard Rhodes
Published: 03/01/1997
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Enough Staying Human in an Engineered Age, Bill McKibben

Enough

by Bill McKibben

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From the bestselling author of The End of Nature comes a passionate plea to limit the technologies that could change the very definition of w...

Abridged: 4 hr 56 min
Narrator: Bill McKibben
Published: 04/01/2003
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The Future of Spacetime, Richard H. Price

The Future of Spacetime

by Richard H. Price

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Where the science of black holes, gravitational waves, and time travel will likely lead us, as reported by spacetime's most important theoret...

Abridged: 3 hr 14 min
Narrator: Jonathan Davis
Published: 05/21/2002
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Arctic Thaw, Peter Lourie

Arctic Thaw

by Peter Lourie

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Travel north-beyond the Arctic Circle-to Barrow, Alaska, and meet the proud INupiaq people. For thousands of years they have hunted whales on...

Unabridged: 49 min
Narrator: Chris Sorensen
Published: 02/17/2010
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Voyage Of The Beagle Journal of Researches into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited During the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle Round the World, Charles Darwin

Voyage Of The Beagle

by Charles Darwin

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During the five-year voyage of the Beagle, the young naturalist Darwin collected some of the scientific evidence that led to his ideas on vol...

Unabridged: 4 hr 39 min
Narrator: John Franklyn-Robb...
Published: 06/15/1994
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Asteroid Hunters, Carrie Nugent

Asteroid Hunters

by Carrie Nugent

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For the first time, scientists could have the knowledge to prevent a natural disaster epic in scale—an asteroid hitting the earth and i...

Unabridged: 2 hr 13 min
TED Books
Narrator: Carrie Nugent
Published: 03/14/2017
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Climate Gamble: Is Anti-Nuclear Activism Endangering Our Future? (2017 edition), Rauli Partanen and JAnne M. Korhonen

Climate Gamble: Is Anti-Nuclear A...

by Rauli Partanen and JAnn...

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”Climate Gamble – Is Anti-Nuclear Activism Endangering Our Future?” is a thought-provoking, short and easy to read book on ...

Unabridged: 3 hr 43 min
Narrator: Eric G. Meyer
Published: 07/03/2017
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The Climate Swerve Reflections on Mind, Hope, and Survival, Robert Jay Lifton

The Climate Swerve

by Robert Jay Lifton

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Over his long career as witness to an extreme twentieth century, National Book Award-winning psychiatrist, historian, and public intellectual...

Unabridged: 4 hr 17 min
Narrator: Rudy Sanda
Published: 10/10/2017
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Intelligence in Nature An Inquiry into Knowledge, Jeremy Narby

Intelligence in Nature

by Jeremy Narby

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Anthropologist Jeremy Narby has altered how we understand the Shamanic cultures and traditions that have undergone a worldwide revival in rec...

Unabridged: 4 hr 29 min
Narrator: James Patrick Cron...
Published: 12/26/2017
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A Fortunate Universe: Life in a Finely Tuned Cosmos , Geraint F. Lewis and Luke A. Barnes

A Fortunate Universe: Life in a F...

by Geraint F. Lewis and Lu...

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Over the last forty years, scientists have uncovered evidence that if the Universe had been forged with even slightly different properties, l...

Unabridged: 10 hr 13 min
Narrator: Geraint F. Lewis a...
Published: 12/21/2017
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What the Hell Is Wrong with You Black People?: Do Black America Understand they are Facing Self-Destruction?, Raymond Sturgis

What the Hell Is Wrong with You B...

by Raymond Sturgis

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The condition of African Americans today is quite alarming and disturbing. African Americans have an enormous amount of contributions from...

Unabridged: 1 hr 11 min
Narrator: John Flore
Published: 11/18/2017
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The Origin of the Universe, John D. Barrow

The Origin of the Universe

by John D. Barrow

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There is no more profound, enduring or fascinating question in all of science than that of how time, space, and matter began. Now John Barrow...

Unabridged: 4 hr 8 min
Science Masters
Narrator: John Curless
Published: 06/29/2018
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Geophysics A Very Short Introduction, William Lowrie

Geophysics

by William Lowrie

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In this Very Short Introduction, William Lowrie describes the internal and external processes that affect the planet, as well as the principl...

Unabridged: 4 hr 25 min
Narrator: Patrick Lawlor
Published: 07/20/2018
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Geology A Very Short Introduction, Jan Zalasiewicz

Geology

by Jan Zalasiewicz

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In this Very Short Introduction Jan Zalasiewicz gives a brief introduction to the fascinating field of geology. Describing how the science de...

Unabridged: 4 hr 15 min
Narrator: Eric Martin
Published: 08/28/2018
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Genomics A Very Short Introduction, John M. Archibald

Genomics

by John M. Archibald

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Genomics has transformed the biological sciences. From epidemiology and medicine to evolution and forensics, the ability to determine an orga...

Unabridged: 4 hr 12 min
Narrator: Sean Runnette
Published: 08/28/2018
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Three Laws of Nature A Little Book on Thermodynamics, R. Stephen Berry

Three Laws of Nature

by R. Stephen Berry

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A short and entertaining introduction to thermodynamics that uses real-world examples to explain accessibly an important but subtle scientifi...

Unabridged: 4 hr 45 min
Narrator: Eric Martin
Published: 04/09/2019
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