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Author: Giorgio Parisi |
Release Date: July 11, 2023
From the 2021 Nobel Prize winner in Physics, an enlightening and personal journey into the practice of groundbreaking science “[Giorgio Parisi is] an extraordinary scientist.” —Carlo RovelliWith In a Flight of Starlings, celebrated ...
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Author: Marjolijn van Heemstra |
Release Date: June 20, 2023
How seeing Earth through the eyes of an astronaut brings new wonder and meaning to life on our planet.One stifling summer night, the poet and journalist Marjolijn van Heemstra lay awake, unable to sleep—like so many of us feeling anxious and a...
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Author: Andy Clark | Narrator: Andy Clark
Release Date: May 02, 2023
A brilliant new theory of the mind that upends our understanding of how the brain interacts with the worldFor as long as we’ve studied human cognition, we’ve believed that our senses give us direct access to the world. What we see is what...
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Author: Alan Lightman | Narrator: Christopher Grove
Release Date: March 14, 2023
From the best-selling author of Einstein’s Dreams comes a rich, fascinating answer to the question, Can the scientifically inclined still hold space for spirituality?Gazing at the stars, falling in love, or listening to music, we sometimes...
Author: Carlo Rovelli | Narrator: Roy McMillan
Release Date: February 28, 2023
The bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics illuminates the nature of science through the revolutionary ideas of the Greek philosopher Anaximander Over two millennia ago, the prescient insights of Anaximander paved th...
Author: Sabine Hossenfelder | Narrator: Gina Daniels
Release Date: August 09, 2022
A contrarian scientist wrestles with the big questions that modern physics raises, and what physics says about the human condition Not only can we not currently explain the origin of the universe, it is questionable we will ever be able to expla...
Author: Vaclav Smil | Narrator: Stephen Perring
Release Date: May 10, 2022
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“A new masterpiece from one of my favorite authors… [How The World Really Works] is a compelling and highly readable book that leaves readers with the fundamental grounding needed to help solve the world&...
Author: Michael Brooks | Narrator: Nick Afka Thomas
Release Date: January 18, 2022
An illuminating, millennia-spanning history of the impact mathematics has had on the world, and the fascinating people who have mastered its inherent power, from Babylonian tax officials to the Apollo astronauts to the eccentric professor who invente...
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Author: Steven Pinker | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: September 28, 2021
Can reading a book make you more rational? Can it help us understand why there is so much irrationality in the world? Steven Pinker, author of  Enlightenment Now (Bill Gates’s "new favorite book of all time”) answers all the que...
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Author: Karl Deisseroth | Narrator: Karen Chilton, Karl Deisseroth and Natalie Naudus
Release Date: June 15, 2021
A groundbreaking tour of the human mind that illuminates the biological nature of our inner worlds and emotions, through gripping, moving—and, at times, harrowing—clinical stories“[A] scintillating and moving analysis of t...
Author: Chiara Marletto | Narrator: Katharine Lee McEwan
Release Date: May 04, 2021
A luminous guide to how the radical new science of counterfactuals can reveal that the scope of the universe is greater, and more beautiful, than we ever imaginedThere is a vast class of things that science has so far almost entirely neglected. They ...
Author: Suzanne Simard | Narrator: Suzanne Simard
Release Date: May 04, 2021
NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • From the world's leading forest ecologist who forever changed how people view trees and their connections to one another and to other living things in the forest—a moving, deeply personal journey of discovery&l...