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]
Trade Ed. Tantor Media 2014
CD ISBN 9781452619149 $42.99 Ten CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9781452669144 $29.99 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN multiple sources
Library Ed. Tantor Media 2014
CD ISBN 9781452649146 $83.99 Ten CDs
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