Science - History

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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

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

DNA: The Secret of Life

James D. Watson

Fifty years ago, James D. Watson, then just twentyfour, helped launch the greatest ongoing scientific quest of our time. Now, with unique authority and sweeping vision, he gives us the first full account of the genetic revolution—fr...

Abridged CD
Published: Apr 2003

Before the Dawn: Recovering the Lost ...

Nicholas Wade

ased on a groundbreaking synthesis of recent scientific findings, critically acclaimed New York Times science reporter Nicholas Wade tells a bold and provocative new story of the history of our ancient ancestors and the evolution of h...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: May 2006

The History of Science

Peter Whitfield

The History of Science offers a fascinating overview of the major leaps forward in science across the ages. From the mathematical and medical advances of the ancient world, to the Scientific Revolution in the Renaissance, to the groun...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2010

A Little History of Science

William Bynum

DIVScience is fantastic. It tells us about the infinite reaches of space, the tiniest living organism, the human body, the history of Earth. People have always been doing science because they have always wanted to make sense of the wo...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2013

Remarkable Creatures: Epic Adventures...

Sean Carroll

Just 150 years ago, most of our world was an unexplored wilderness. Our sense of how old it was? Vague and vastly off the mark. And our sense of our own species' history? A set of fantastic myths and fairy tales. Fossils had been know...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Feb 2009

The Invention of Air

Steven Johnson

Unabridged CDs ? 6 CDs, 7 hours/BBRBR Bestselling author Steven Johnson recounts? in dazzling, multidisciplinary fashion?the story of the brilliant man who embodied the relationship between science, religion, and politics for America?...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2009

The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons...

Sam Kean

[Read by Henry Leyva]From the author of the bestseller ''The Disappearing Spoon'' comes this tale of the brain and the history of neuroscience. Early studies of the functions of the human brain used a simple method: wait for misfortun...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2014

The Black Hole War: My Battle with St...

Leonard Susskind

The inside account of the battle among Stephen Hawking, Leonard Susskind, and Gerardt Hooft over the true nature of black holeswith nothing less than our understanding of the entire universe at stake

Unabridged CD
Published: Aug 2008

Before the Dawn: Recovering the Lost ...

Nicholas Wade

ased on a groundbreaking synthesis of recent scientific findings, critically acclaimed New York Times science reporter Nicholas Wade tells a bold and provocative new story of the history of our ancient ancestors and the evolution of h...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2006

A Little History of Science (Unabridg...

William Bynum

Science is fantastic. It tells us about the infinite reaches of space, the tiniest living organism, the human body, the history of Earth. People have always been doing science because they have always wanted to make sense of the world...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Jan 2013

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Rebecca Skloot

Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her slave ancestors, yet her cells—taken without her knowledge—became one of the most important tool...

Unabridged CD
Published: Feb 2010
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