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The Magic of Reality: How We Know Wha...

Richard Dawkins

Richard Dawkins, the world's most famous evolutionary biologist, presents a gorgeously lucid, science book examining some of the nature's most fundamental questions both from a mythical and scientific perspective. Science is our most ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2011

The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universe...

Brian Greene

From the best-selling author of The Elegant Universe and The Fabric of the Cosmos: his most thrilling and accessible book to date—a state-of-the-art tour of the cutting-edge science that is changing the way we see our world.In recen...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2011

The Universe in a Nutshell

Stephen Hawking

Read by br5 CD's Like many in the community of theoretical physicists, Professor Hawking is after the Grail of science-the Theory of Everything that lies at the heart of the cosmos. He involves us in the attempts at uncovering its sec...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2001

The Planets

Dava Sobel

Explores the creation and evolution of the solar system's planets through a lens of popular culture, drawing on sources from astrology, science fiction, the fine arts, and other genres to chronicle planetary history in an accessible f...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2005

Kluge: The Haphazard Construction of ...

Gary Marcus

How the accidents of evolution created our quirky, imperfect minds---and what we can do about it.

Unabridged CD
Published: Jun 2008

Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science...

Mary Roach

The study of sexual physiology - what happens, and why, and how to make it happen better - has been a paying career or a diverting sideline for scientists as far-ranging as Leonardo da Vinci and James Watson. The research has taken pl...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2008

The Blind Watchmaker: Why the Evidenc...

Richard Dawkins

Despite the theory's age, The Blind Watchmaker is as prescient and timely as ever. The watchmaker belongs to the eighteenth-century theologian, William Paley, who argued that just as a watch is too complicated and functional to have s...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2012

Brilliant Blunders: From Darwin to Ei...

Mario Livio

We all make mistakes. Nobody's perfect. Not even some of the greatest geniuses in history, as Mario Livio tells us in this marvelous story of scientific error and breakthrough. Charles Darwin, William Thomson (Lord Kelvin), Linus Paul...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2013

Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence ...

Richard Dawkins

In a brilliant follow-up to his blockbuster The God Delusion, Dawkins lays out the evidence for evolution.

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2009

Feynman Lectures on Physics

Richard Feynman

The third and fourth volumes in the complete audio collection of the recorded lectures by the late Nobel Prize-winning physicist covers a wide range of scientific topics, ranging from the fundamental principles of Newtonian physics to...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2004

The Feynman Lectures on Physics Volum...

Richard P. Feynman

Eagerly awaited by scientists and academics worldwide, the first of the complete recordings of Feynman's famous Lectures on Physics, now on CD.Basic Books is proud to announce the first volumes of the complete audio CD collection of t...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2003

The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time...

Brian Greene

A foremost string theorist and the author of The Elegant Universe discusses such topics as Newton’s perspectives on space, Einstein’s fusion of space and time, and recent breakthroughs on multidimensional universe theory. ...

Abridged CD
Published: May 2005

Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

Carlo Rovelli

Instant New York Times Bestseller"Clear, elegant...a whirlwind tour of some of the biggest ideas in physics."—The New York Times Book Review"A startling and illustrative distillation of centuries of science."—T...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2016

The Biology of Belief: Unleashing the...

Bruce H. Lipton

Since the publication of The Biology of Belief, Dr. Bruce Lipton has received widespread acclaim as one of the most accessible and knowledgeable voices of 'new biology.' The science is called epigenetics—a revolutionary field that s...

Abridged CD
Published: Nov 2006

Coal: A Human History

Barbara Freese

RunTime: 7 hrs 37 min, 7 CDs. The fascinating, often surprising story of how a simple black rock has altered the course of history. Prized as 'the best stone in Britain' by Roman invaders who carved jewelry out of it, coal has transfo...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2005

The Moral Landscape: How Science Can ...

Sam Harris

Bestselling author Sam Harris dismantles the most common justification for religious faith—that a moral system cannot be based on science.

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2010

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

Neil Degrasse Tyson

[*Read by the author - Neil deGrasse Tyson] The essential universe, from our most celebrated and beloved astrophysicist. What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? Th...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2017

Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife

Mary Roach

'What happens when we die? Does the light just go out and that's that - the million-year nap? Or will some part of my personality, my me-ness persist? What will that feel like? What will I do all day? Is there a place to plug in my la...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Oct 2005

Simplexity: Why Simple Things Become ...

Jeffrey Kluger

Why are the instruction manuals for cell phones incomprehensible? Why is a truck driver's job as hard as a CEO's? How can 10 percent of every medical dollar cure 90 percent of the world's disease? Why do bad teams win so many games? ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jun 2008

13 Things That Don't Make Sense: The ...

Michael Brooks

Science starts to get interesting when things dont make sense. Michael Brooks reveals thirteen anomalies that defy the scientific theory of today and forecast tomorrows breakthroughs.

Unabridged CD
Published: Aug 2008

The Amazing Story of Quantum Mechanic...

James Kakalios

Most of us are unaware of how much we depend on quantum mechanics on a day-to-day basis. Using illustrations and examples from science fiction pulp magazines and comic books, The Amazing Story of Quantum Mechanics explains the fundame...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2010

The World Without Us

Alan Weisman

Discover the impact of the human footprint in The World Without Us. Take us off the Earth and what traces of us would linger? And which would disappear? Alan Weisman writes about which objects from today would vanish without us; how o...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jul 2007

Why Evolution is True

Jerry A. Coyne

Among the wonders that science has uncovered about the universe, no subject has sparked more fascination and fury than evolution. Yet in all the ongoing debates about creationism and its descendant, "intelligent design," one...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Jan 2010

The First Human: The Race to Discover...

Ann Gibbons

This dynamic chronicle of the race to find the 'missing links' between humans and apes transports readers into the highly competitive world of fossil hunting and into the lives of the ambitious scientists intent on pinpointing the daw...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jun 2006

The Information: A History, a Theory,...

James Gleick

James Gleick, the author of the bestsellers Chaos and Ge­nius, brings us his crowning work: a revelatory chronicle that shows how information has become the modern era's defining quality—the blood, the fuel, the vital principle of ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Feb 2011

The Feynman Lectures on Physics on: V...

Richard P. Feynman

For decades, Richard P. Feynman's Lectures on Physics has been known worldwide as a classic resource for students and professionals. Responding to the interest in the source material from which the Lectures on Physics were transcribed...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2009

Storms of My Grandchildren: The Truth...

James Hansen

In Storms of My Grandchildren, James Hansen-the nation's leading scientist on climate issues-speaks out for the first time with the full truth about global warming: the planet is hurtling even more rapidly than previously acknowledged...

Unabridged CD
Published: Dec 2009

Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Wi...

Sam Harris

For the millions of Americans who want spirituality without religion, Sam Harris's new book is a guide to meditation as a rational spiritual practice informed by neuroscience and psychology.From multiple New York Times bestselling aut...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2014

Brief Answers to the Big Questions

Stephen Hawking

The world-famous cosmologist and #1 bestselling author of A Brief History of Time leaves us with his final thoughts on the biggest questions facing humankind. Stephen Hawking was the most renowned scientist since Einstein, known both ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2018

Sun in a Bottle: The Strange History ...

Charles Seife

When weapon builders detonated the first hydrogen bomb in 1952, they tapped into the vastest source of energy in our solar system—the very same phenomenon that makes the sun shine. Nuclear fusion was a virtually unlimited source of ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2008
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