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Mathematics
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...
Author: Nate Silver | Narrator: Mike Chamberlain
Release Date: September 27, 2012
UPDATED FOR 2020 WITH A NEW PREFACE BY NATE SILVER"One of the more momentous books of the decade." —The New York Times Book ReviewNate Silver built an innovative system for predicting baseball performance, predicted the 2008 election within a h...
Author: David Berlinski | Narrator: Byron Wagner
Release Date: May 10, 2011
From the acclaimed author of A Tour of the Calculus and The Advent of the Algorithm, here is a riveting look at mathematics that reveals a hidden world in some of its most fundamental concepts. In his latest foray into mathematics, David Berlins...
Author: L. Jon Wertheim and Tobias Moskowitz | Narrator: Zach McLarty
Release Date: January 25, 2011
In Scorecasting, University of Chicago behavioral economist Tobias Moskowitz teams up with veteran Sports Illustrated writer L. Jon Wertheim to overturn some of the most cherished truisms of sports, and reveal the hidden forces that shape how basketb...
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Author: David Blatner | Narrator: Oliver Wyman, Hank Jacobs and Laura Dean
Release Date: July 16, 2002
No number has captured the attention and imagination of people throughout the ages as much as the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter. Pi—or ? as it is symbolically known—is infinite and, in The Joy of pi, it proves to be in...
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Author: David Bodanis | Narrator: Dan Cashman
Release Date: March 19, 2002
E=mc2 was born in 1905, the brainchild of Albert Einstein.In this lucid and brilliant book, one of the best popularizers of science illuminates one of science's most complex concepts. Ranging widely from Exit signs in theatres to the future fate of t...
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Author: Amir D. Aczel | Narrator: Henry Leyva
Release Date: September 04, 2001
From the end of the 19th century until his death, one of history's most brilliant mathematicians languished in an asylum. The Mystery of the Aleph tells the story of Georg Cantor (1845-1918), a Russian-born German who created set theory, the concept ...
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