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THIS EXPLAINS EVERYTHING Deep, Beautiful, and Elegant Theories of How the World Works

by | Read by Michelle Ford, Peter Berkrot, Antony Ferguson, Ann Marie Lee

Contemporary Culture • 12 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2013

This is an entertaining and extensive collection of short essays by various scientific and social luminaries on their favorite theories of how the world works. It's a wonderful example of team narration, a real plus with this rapidly changing short essay format. There's a risk of tedious topic repetition in that much of the material deals with the same major scientific players of all time: Einstein, Newton, Galileo, Feynman, et al. This shortcoming is considerably relieved by the balanced gender mix. However, sometimes the transitions could be a bit more pronounced. Listen in batches; much of the material is so similar and the concise format so high speed that the combination can make it difficult to digest all the beauty and elegance. M.C. © AudioFile 2014, Portland, Maine [Published: FEBRUARY 2014]

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Trade Ed. • Tantor Media • 2014

CD ISBN 9781452619149 $42.99 • Ten CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781452669144 $29.99 • One MP3-CDs

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Library Ed. • Tantor Media • 2014

CD ISBN 9781452649146 $83.99 • Ten CDs

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