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Author: Randall Munroe | Narrator: Wil Wheaton
Release Date: September 03, 2019
The world's most entertaining and useless self-help guide, from the brilliant mind behind the wildly popular webcomic xkcd and the #1 New York Times bestsellers What If? and Thing ExplainerFor any task you might want to do, t...
Author: Lisa Sanders | Narrator: Lisa Sanders
Release Date: August 13, 2019
A collection of more than fifty hard-to-crack medical quandaries, featuring the best of The New York Times Magazine's popular Diagnosis column—now a Netflix original series“Lisa Sanders is a paragon of the modern medical detective storyte...
Author: Oliver Sacks | Narrator: Dan Woren and Kate Edgar
Release Date: October 24, 2017
From the best-selling author of Gratitude, On the Move, and Musicophilia, a collection of essays that displays Oliver Sacks's passionate engagement with the most compelling and seminal ideas of human endeavor: evolution, creativity, memory, time, con...
Author: Richard Dawkins | Narrator: Richard Dawkins, Lalla Ward and Gillian Somerscales
Release Date: August 08, 2017
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The legendary biologist and bestselling author mounts a timely and passionate defense of science and clear thinking with this career-spanning collection of essays, including twenty pieces published in the United State...
Author: Bill Bryson | Narrator: Bill Bryson
Release Date: May 16, 2017
One of the world’s most beloved writers and New York Times bestselling author of A Walk in the Woods and The Body takes his ultimate journey—into the most intriguing and intractable questions that science see...
Author: Jim Al-Khalili | Narrator: Various, Bruce Mann and Nicholas Guy Smith
Release Date: May 09, 2017
In these lively and fascinating essays, scientists from around the world weigh in on the latest advances in the search for intelligent life in the universe and discuss just what that might look like. Since 2000, science has seen a surge in data and i...
Author: Max Brockman | Narrator: Various
Release Date: August 09, 2011
In this fascinating collection of writings that introduce the very latest theories and discoveries in science, editor Max Brockman presents the work of some of today’s brightest and most innovative young researchers.  Future Science f...
Author: Max Brockman | Narrator: Erik Davies and Kirsten Potter
Release Date: May 26, 2009
Will climate change force a massive human migration to the Northern Rim? How does our sense of morality arise from the structure of the brain? What does the latest research in language acquisition tells us about the role of culture in the way we thin...
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Author: Michael Shermer | Narrator: Grover Gardner
Release Date: August 27, 2003
As author of the bestselling Why People Believe Weird Things and How We Believe, and Editor-in-Chief of Skeptic magazine, Michael Shermer has emerged as the nation's number one scourge of superstition and bad science. Now, in The Borderlands of Scien...
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Author: Dick Teresi | Narrator: Peter Johnson
Release Date: November 05, 2002
Lost Discoveries, Dick Teresi's innovative history of science, explores the unheralded scientific breakthroughs from peoples of the ancient world -- Babylonians, Egyptians, Indians, Africans, New World and Oceanic tribes, among others -- and the...
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Author: Richard H. Price | Narrator: Jonathan Davis
Release Date: May 21, 2002
Where the science of black holes, gravitational waves, and time travel will likely lead us, as reported by spacetime's most important theoreticians and observers.Our minds tell us that some things in the universe must be true. The New Physics tells u...
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Author: John Brockman | Narrator: Oliver Wyman, Henry Leyva, Simon Prebble and Jennifer Wiltsie
Release Date: May 14, 2002
A brilliant ensemble of the world’s most visionary scientists provides twenty-five original never-before-published essays about the advances in science and technology that we may see within our lifetimes.Theoretical physicist and bestselling au...
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