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The Ascent of Information Cover
Author: Caleb Scharf
Release Date: June 15, 2021
Your information has a life of its own, and it’s using you to get what it wants.One of the most peculiar and possibly unique features of humans is the vast amount of information we carry outside our biological selves. But in our rush to build t...
The Ascent of Information Cover
Author: Frank Wilczek | Narrator: Frank Wilczek and Sean Patrick Hopkins
Release Date: January 12, 2021
One of our great contemporary scientists reveals the ten profound insights that illuminate what everyone should know about the physical worldIn Fundamentals, Nobel laureate Frank Wilczek offers the reader a simple yet profound exploration o...
Author: Jo Marchant | Narrator: Jo Marchant
Release Date: September 01, 2020
"A tour de force on par with Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari"—Booklist (starred review)"One to savor"—Publishers Weekly (starred review)An historically unprecedented disconnect between humanity and the heavens has opened. Jo Marchant's ...
Author: David Lindley | Narrator: John Lee
Release Date: March 17, 2020
A vivid and captivating narrative about how modern science broke free of ancient philosophy, and how theoretical physics is returning to its unscientific rootsIn the early seventeenth century Galileo broke free from the hold of ancient Platonic and A...
Author: Brian Greene | Narrator: Brian Greene
Release Date: March 10, 2020
Instant New York Times Best-seller From the world-renowned physicist and best-selling author of The Elegant Universe comes a captivating exploration of deep time and humanity's search for purpose."Few humans share Greene’s mastery of...
Author: Ella Frances Sanders | Narrator: Imogen Church
Release Date: November 26, 2019
“Strong on science but just this side of poetry.” —Nature An exploration of the principles, laws, and wonders that rule our universe, our world, and our daily lives, from the New York Times bestselling creator of Lost in T...
Author: Stephen Hawking | Narrator: Ben Whishaw
Release Date: November 13, 2018
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The world-famous cosmologist and author of A Brief History of Time leaves us with his final thoughts on the biggest questions facing humankind.“Hawking’s parting gift to humanity . . . a book every...
Author: Carlo Rovelli | Narrator: Benedict Cumberbatch
Release Date: May 08, 2018
One of TIME’s Ten Best Nonfiction Books of the Decade "Meet the new Stephen Hawking . . . The Order of Time is a dazzling book." --The Sunday Times From the bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, Reality Is Not What It Seems, an...
Author: Daniel Whiteson and Jorge Cham | Narrator: Daniel Whiteson
Release Date: May 09, 2017
Prepare to learn everything we still don’t know about our strange and mysterious universe.Humanity's understanding of the physical world is full of gaps. Not tiny little gaps you can safely ignore —there are huge yawning voids in our basi...
Author: Ben Miller | Narrator: Ben Miller
Release Date: March 21, 2017
Actor and bestselling science writer Ben Miller takes readers to the cutting edge of one of the greatest questions of all: Is there life beyond Earth? For millennia, we have looked up at the stars and wondered whether we are alone in the univers...
Author: Deepak Chopra, M.D. and Menas C. Kafatos, Ph.D. | Narrator: Kaleo Griffith
Release Date: February 07, 2017
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Deepak Chopra joins forces with leading physicist Menas Kafatos to explore some of the most important and baffling questions about our place in the world. "A riveting and absolutely fascinating adventur...
Author: Richard A Muller | Narrator: Christopher Grove
Release Date: September 20, 2016
“Now” is a simple yet elusive concept.You are reading the word “now” right now. But what does that mean? What makes the ephemeral moment “now” so special? Its enigmatic character has bedeviled philosophers, priests...