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Stephen Hawking: A Memoir of Friendship and Physics Audiobook

Stephen Hawking: A Memoir of Friendship and Physics

Author: Leonard Mlodinow Narrator: Dan John Miller Release Date: September 2020

Brought to you by Penguin. An icon of the last fifty years, Stephen Hawking seems to encapsulate genius: not since Albert Einstein has a scientific figure held such a place in our popular consciousness. In this enthralling memoir, writer and physicist Leonard Mlodinow tells the story of his friend and colleague, offering an intimate account of this giant of science. The two met in 2003, after Stephen asked Leonard if he would consider writing a book with him. As they spent years working on A Briefer History of Time followed by The Grand Design, they forged a deep connection and Leonard gained a greater understanding of Stephen's daily life and struggles -- as well as his compassion and humour. Together they obsessed over the perfect sentence, debated the physics, and occasionally punted on Cambridge's waterways with champagne and strawberries. In time, Leonard was able to finish Stephen's jokes, chide his sporadic mischief, and learn how the hardships of his illness helped forge that unique perspective on the universe. By weaving together their shared story with a clear-sighted portrayal of Hawking's scientific achievements, Mlodinow creates a beautiful portrait of Stephen Hawking as a brilliant, impish and generous man whose life was not only exceptional but also genuinely inspiring. © Leonard Mlodinow 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020

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The Everything Answer Book: How Quantum Science Explains Love, Death, and the Meaning of Life Audiobook

The Everything Answer Book: How Quantum Science Explains Love, Death, and the Meaning of Life

Author: Amit Goswami, Ph.D. Narrator: Sean Runnette Release Date: September 2020

Goswami's basic premise is that quantum physics is not only the future of science, but is also the key to understanding consciousness, life, death, God, psychology, and the meaning of life. Quantum physics is an antidote to the moral sterility and mechanistic approach of scientific materialism and is the best and clearest approach to understanding our universe. In short, quantum physics is indeed the theory of everything. Here in seventeen chapters, Dr. Goswami and his friends and colleagues discuss, among other things, how quantum physics affects our understanding of: ● Zen ● Thoughts, feelings, and intuitions ● Dreams ● Karma, death, and reincarnation ● God's will, evolution, and purpose

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The Quantum Revelation: A Radical Synthesis of Science and Spirituality Audiobook

The Quantum Revelation: A Radical Synthesis of Science and Spirituality

Author: Paul Levy Narrator: Paul Brion Release Date: September 2020

To say that quantum physics is the greatest scientific discovery of all time is not an exaggeration. In their discovery of the quantum realm, the physics community stumbled upon a genuine multifaceted revelation which can be likened to a profound spiritual treasure-a heretofore undreamed of creative power-hidden within our own mind. Quantum physics unequivocally points out that the study of the universe and the study of consciousness are inseparably linked, which is to say that ultimate progress in the one will be impossible without progress in the other. Written for those with no physics background, Paul Levy's latest book, The Quantum Revelation: A Radical Synthesis of Science and Spirituality, is for those who have heard that quantum physics is a fascinating subject but don't quite understand how or why. Levy contemplates the deeper philosophical underpinnings of quantum physics, exploring the fundamental questions it provokes: What does it mean that quantum theory has discovered that there is no such thing as 'objective reality?' How are we participating-via our consciousness-in creating our experience of a reality that quantum theory itself describes as 'dreamlike?' What are the implications for us in our day-to-day lives that-as quantum theory reveals-what we call reality is more like a dream than we had previously imagined?

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How to Astronaut: An Insider's Guide to Leaving Planet Earth Audiobook

How to Astronaut: An Insider's Guide to Leaving Planet Earth

Author: Terry Virts Narrator: Terry Virts Release Date: September 2020

A wildly entertaining account of the rules, lessons, procedures, and experiences of space travel, How to Astronaut is an audiobook that will appeal to anyone— male or female, young or old—with even a passing interest in space. Written by Col. Terry Virts, a former astronaut, space shuttle pilot, and International Space Station commander who spent 200 consecutive days in space, it answers all of our curious questions and much more: Here’s how to survive that first brush with weightlessness (in the so-called vomit comet); the nearly indescribable thrill of a first blastoff; managing the daily tasks—eating, bathing, doing chores, going to the bathroom— that are anything but ordinary when you’re orbiting the earth at 17,000 miles per hour; how to don your space suit and head out to work on a spacewalk (“alone in the vacuum”); how to prepare for emergencies of all kinds, from managing “space brain” to dealing with a dead crew member; and what it’s like to return to Earth, including something as seemingly simple as walking after spending six months in zero-g. A born storyteller, Virts reveals the often-untold side of space travel in 51 short chapters filled with a mix of you-are-there detail, a dose of science made simple, and the inherent drama of describing something few will ever know firsthand.

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Look Up: Our story with the stars Audiobook

Look Up: Our story with the stars

Author: Sarah Cruddas Narrator: To Be Announced Release Date: September 2020

‘Sarah Cruddas is a gifted writer and Look Up is an inspired book. I am hopeful that we will never stop looking up.’ Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins Most of us have never been to space. To date, of the more than 100 billion humans that have ever existed, fewer than 600 humans have ever left Earth. But the exploration of space is the most significant thing we will ever do as a species. Sarah Cruddas has been looking to the skies her entire life. Her childhood was spent staring at the Moon and hearing stories of the space race, and she worked in a fruit factory to fund her love of the subject. Her subsequent career studying astrophysics, and becoming a television host and space journalist has seen her report on space exploration and chase launches across the world. In Look Up Sarah explains why she has always been a passionate advocate for why space should matter – to everyone. From our ancestors who first painted patterns of the stars in caves, to the US and Soviet pioneers who first forged a path beyond our planet, Sarah Cruddas explores the stories and sacrifices that humankind has made to understand more about our place in the universe. And even today, when Moon walking and people in space suits seem less relevant to us than climate change and conflicts here on Earth, she shows how everything from medicine to mobile phones is affected by space technology, and how a new generation of entrepreneurs have kick-started a new story with the stars. This is an inspirational and enlightening introduction to the importance of space to everyone, and why we should all learn to Look Up.

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The Big Book of Mars: From Ancient Egypt to The Martian, A Deep-Space Dive into Our Obsession with t Audiobook

The Big Book of Mars: From Ancient Egypt to The Martian, A Deep-Space Dive into Our Obsession with t

Author: Marc Hartzman Narrator: Johnny Heller Release Date: September 2020

Filled with entertaining history, pop culture ephemera, and interviews with NASA scientists, The Big Book of Mars is the most comprehensive look at our relationship with Mars-yesterday, today, and tomorrow. Mars has been a source of fascination and speculation ever since the ancient Egyptians observed its blood-red hue and named it for their god of war and plague. But it wasn't until the nineteenth century when 'canals' were observed on the surface of the Red Planet, suggesting the presence of water, that scientists, novelists, filmmakers, and entrepreneurs became obsessed with the question of whether there's life on Mars. Since then, Mars has fully invaded pop culture, inspiring its own day of the week (Tuesday), an iconic Looney Tunes character, and many novels and movies, from Ray Bradbury's Martian Chronicles to The Martian. It's this cultural familiarity with the fourth planet that continues to inspire advancements in Mars exploration, from NASA's launch of the Mars rover Perseverance to Elon Musk's quest to launch a manned mission to Mars through SpaceX by 2024. Perhaps, one day, we'll be able to answer the questions our ancestors asked when they looked up at the night sky millennia ago.

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Dark Matter & Dark Energy: The Hidden 95% of the Universe Audiobook

Dark Matter & Dark Energy: The Hidden 95% of the Universe

Author: Brian Clegg Narrator: Mark Cameron Release Date: September 2020

All the matter and light we can see in the universe makes up a trivial 5 per cent of everything. The rest is hidden. This could be the biggest puzzle that science has ever faced. Since the 1970s, astronomers have been aware that galaxies have far too little matter in them to account for the way they spin around: they should fly apart, but something concealed holds them together. That 'something' is dark matter - invisible material in five times the quantity of the familiar stuff of stars and planets. By the 1990s we also knew that the expansion of the universe was accelerating. Something, named dark energy, is pushing it to expand faster and faster. Across the universe, this requires enough energy that the equivalent mass would be nearly fourteen times greater than all the visible material in existence. Brian Clegg explains this major conundrum in modern science and looks at how scientists are beginning to find solutions to it. "'Clear and compact ... It's hard to fault as a brief, easily digestible introduction to some of the biggest questions in the Universe" - GILES SPARROW

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How to Die in Space: A Journey through Dangerous Astrophysical Phenomena Audiobook

How to Die in Space: A Journey through Dangerous Astrophysical Phenomena

Author: Paul M. Sutter Narrator: Paul M. Sutter Release Date: September 2020

A brilliant and breathtakingly vivid tour of the universe, describing the physics of the dangerous, the deadly, and the scary in the cosmos So you’ve fallen in love with space and now you want to see it for yourself, huh? You want to witness the birth of a star, or visit the black hole at the center of our galaxy? You want to know if there are aliens out there, or how to travel through a wormhole? You want the wonders of the universe revealed before your very eyes? Well stop, because all that will probably kill you. From mundane comets in our solar backyard to exotic remnants of the Big Bang, from dying stars to young galaxies, the universe may be beautiful, but it’s treacherous. Through metaphors and straightforward language, How to Die in Space breathes life into astrophysics, unveiling how particles and forces and fields interplay to create the drama in the heavens above us.

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Quantum Physics in Minutes: The Easy Guide In Plain Simple English For Beginners Who Flunked Math An Audiobook

Quantum Physics in Minutes: The Easy Guide In Plain Simple English For Beginners Who Flunked Math An

Author: Donald B. Grey Narrator: Robert Andrew Stevenson Release Date: September 2020

★★ Are you looking for the truth about quantum physics? ★★ Do you feel like quantum physics is intangible, unintelligible and unattainable? If you’ve answered yes to the above questions, then you are definitely in the right place and holding the right audiobook! This audiobook will help you to understand seemingly-complex concepts such as Schrödinger’s cat, quantum entanglement, and the wave-particle duality. Fear not! I’ve written this audiobook to specifically address how to best understand the complex world of quantum physics - a science that has more to do with your everyday life than you can imagine. Have you been to a grocery store and seen a bar scan? Of course you have! Quantum physics! How about LED lights on a Christmas tree? Quantum physics. The truth is: Quantum physics is all around us, all the time. And, its growth in the science community, technology, and how we live our lives is getting more and more prominent in our world. In this easy-to-read audiobook, we will cover the basics of quantum physics so that you will be able to satiate your curiosity. Reading this audiobook will provide you with insight into this revolutionary yet esoteric school of physics, that is soon going to take center stage. Technology is getting better, and it’s due to our advancement in quantum physics. We can only go forward from here, so make sure you jump on the bandwagon before it leaves. Quantum physics is the next best thing since grilled cheese. You will never be lost in a conversation about quantum physics ever again, nor will you ever be lied to, because now that you have this audiobook, the knowledge is within your reach. You will be able to understand quantum physics like never before! So, what are you waiting for? The beginning of your fantastic journey lies within this audiobook.

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Numerology Made Easy: Discover The Numbers In Your Life And How To Apply Them In Your Destiny, Caree Audiobook

Numerology Made Easy: Discover The Numbers In Your Life And How To Apply Them In Your Destiny, Caree

Author: Donald B. Grey Narrator: Skyler Morgan Release Date: September 2020

★★ Have you ever looked up into the sky at night and wondered if there was something greater at work behind all the chaos? ★★  Or, perhaps, you have wondered whether there is a way to link certain events with logical numerical constructions in the universe and beyond. Numerology is the key to this type of thought pattern. It is possible for someone to look at numbers to not only understand how things came into being, but also to predict certain outcomes from events that have yet to occur. Studying numbers in such a way opens up a whole new realm than just the reality that we know and understand. Numerology involves this very approach. It looks at how these numerical sequences can influence the normal, paranormal, and supernatural realms of the world. As difficult as this topic may be to some, it makes perfect sense to many others. The problem is that several people have spent years understanding only a small part of this vastly inclusive topic. This book has been designed in such a way that it can help you understand the basics of numerology and how you can incorporate those teachings into your life on a daily basis. Having a vast knowledge of numerology can help you change the way you live. It does so by assisting you in making the right decisions in regards to your love life, career, and where you live. It can even provide you with luckier outcomes in certain events. If you want to begin to understand how numbers influence you on a daily basis and start making accurate and beneficial decisions based on this information, then this is the book that you need to start your journey of discovery.

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The Apocalypse Factory: Plutonium and the Making of the Atomic Age Audiobook

The Apocalypse Factory: Plutonium and the Making of the Atomic Age

Author: Steve Olson Narrator: Jonathan Yen Release Date: August 2020

It began with plutonium, the first element ever manufactured in quantity by humans. Fearing that the Germans would be the first to weaponize the atom, the United States marshaled brilliant minds and seemingly inexhaustible bodies to find a way to create a nuclear chain reaction of inconceivable explosive power. In a matter of months, the Hanford nuclear facility was built to produce and weaponize the enigmatic and deadly new material that would fuel atomic bombs. In the desert of eastern Washington State, far from prying eyes, scientists Glenn Seaborg, Enrico Fermi, and many thousands of others manufactured plutonium for the bomb dropped on Nagasaki, and for the bombs in the current American nuclear arsenal, enabling the construction of weapons with the potential to end human civilization. With his characteristic blend of scientific clarity and storytelling, Steve Olson asks why Hanford has been largely overlooked in histories of the Manhattan Project and the Cold War. Olson recounts how a small Washington town played host to some of the most influential scientists and engineers in American history as they sought to create the substance at the core of the most destructive weapons ever created. The Apocalypse Factory offers a new generation this dramatic story of human achievement and, ultimately, of lethal hubris.

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The End of Everything: (Astrophysically Speaking) Audiobook

The End of Everything: (Astrophysically Speaking)

Author: Katie Mack Narrator: Gabra Zackman, Katie Mack Release Date: August 2020

Brought to you by Penguin. We know the universe had a beginning. But what happens at the end of the story? With lively wit and wry humour, astrophysicist Katie Mack takes us on a mind-bending tour through each of the cosmos' possible finales: the Big Crunch, Heat Death, Vacuum Decay, the Big Rip and the Bounce. Guiding us through major concepts in quantum mechanics, cosmology, string theory and much more, she describes how small tweaks to our incomplete understanding of reality can result in starkly different futures. Our universe could collapse in upon itself, or rip itself apart, or even - in the next five minutes - succumb to an inescapable expanding bubble of doom. This captivating story of cosmic escapism examines a mesmerizing yet unfamiliar physics landscape while sharing the excitement a leading astrophysicist feels when thinking about the universe and our place in it. Amid stellar explosions and bouncing universes, Mack shows that even though we puny humans have no chance of changing how it all ends, we can at least begin to understand it. The End of Everything is a wildly fun, surprisingly upbeat ride to the farthest reaches of all that we know. © Katie Mack 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020

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