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Author: Jordan Ellenberg
Release Date: May 25, 2021
From the New York Times-bestselling author of How Not to Be Wrong, himself a world-class geometer, a far-ranging exploration of the power of geometry, which turns out to help us think better about practically everythingHow should a democracy choose i...
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Author: Vaclav Smil
Release Date: May 04, 2021
"There is no author whose books I look forward to more than Vaclav Smil."--Bill GatesAn essential guide to understanding how numbers reveal the true state of our world--exploring a wide range of topics including energy, the environment, technology, t...
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Author: Milo Beckman | Narrator: Soneela Nankani
Release Date: January 05, 2021
An audio tour of the structures and patterns we call "math"This is an audiobook about math, but it contains no numbers.Math Without Numbers is a vivid, conversational, and wholly original guide to the three main branches of abstract math—topolo...
Author: Stefan Buijsman | Narrator: René Ruiz
Release Date: August 25, 2020
A guide to changing how you think about numbers and mathematics, from the prodigy changing the way the world thinks about math.We all know math is important: we live in the age of big data, our lives are increasingly governed by algorithms, and we're...
Author: Matt Parker | Narrator: Matt Parker
Release Date: January 21, 2020
#1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER   AN ADAM SAVAGE BOOK CLUB PICKThe book-length answer to anyone who ever put their hand up in math class and asked, “When am I ever going to use this in the real world?” “Fun, informative, and ...
Author: Louisa Thomas and John Urschel | Narrator: Sullivan Jones
Release Date: May 14, 2019
A New York Times bestsellerJohn Urschel, mathematician and former offensive lineman for the Baltimore Ravens, tells the story of a life balanced between two passionsFor John Urschel, what began as an insatiable appetite for puzzles as a child de...
Author: Janice Kaplan and Barnaby Marsh | Narrator: Janice Kaplan
Release Date: March 06, 2018
Creator and host of the podcast The Gratitude Diaries and New York Times bestselling author Janice Kaplan examines the phenomenon of luck--and discovers the exciting ways you can grab opportunities and make luck for yourself every day. After spending...
Author: Geoffrey West | Narrator: Bruce Mann
Release Date: May 16, 2017
"This is science writing as wonder and as inspiration." —The Wall Street Journal Wall Street JournalFrom one of the most influential scientists of our time, a dazzling exploration of the hidden laws that govern the life cycle of everything...
Author: Marcus du Sautoy | Narrator: Marcus du Sautoy
Release Date: April 11, 2017
“An engaging voyage into some of the great mysteries and wonders of our world." --Alan Lightman, author of Einstein’s Dream and The Accidental Universe   “No one is better at making the recondite accessible ...
Author: Stephen Budiansky | Narrator: Mark Deakins
Release Date: June 14, 2016
A sweeping, in-depth history of NSA, whose famous “cult of silence” has left the agency shrouded in mystery for decades   The National Security Agency was born out of the legendary codebreaking programs of World War II that cracked ...
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Author: Jordan Ellenberg | Narrator: Jordan Ellenberg
Release Date: May 29, 2014
The Freakonomics of math—a math-world superstar unveils the hidden beauty and logic of the world and puts its power in our handsThe math we learn in school can seem like a dull set of rules, laid down by the ancients and not to be questioned. I...
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Author: Max Tegmark | Narrator: Rob Shapiro
Release Date: January 07, 2014
Max Tegmark leads us on an astonishing journey through past, present and future, and through the physics, astronomy and mathematics that are the foundation of his work, most particularly his hypothesis that our physical reality is a mathematical stru...