Certainly. She has had an incredible life story. It is so well written and the characters she has met in her life ( from Salvador Dali, to Frank Sinatra to the Beatles) and with whom she had even more amazing stories is a must read/ listen
It is emotional, beautiful, honest, touching, everything you want in a book.
Fragility, honesty, closeness.
Yes, the parts where she talks about her adopted children and their traits.
Thank you Mia. You are an incredible woman. I admire you profoundly.
Less mathematical formulas, less chemical formulas, less incredibly irrelevant biograpgical information of each and every most obscure figure in the history of science and more explanations for the layman. Plus this was not made for the "audio audience". It was a course with obvious visual cues. You get to hear a lot of what you were supposed to have seen. Don't waste your time or money on this. Get "a very short history of everything" by Bill Bryson, instead.
Not by M. Hazen. He is absolutely knowledgeable and very informed, he just has no idea how to make a relevant science course for the layman. Here are some of the things you will hear in this course: "...Radium 226 decays to Radium 222... The number of protons and electrons name the ion...covalent bonding...isobutane versus normal butane...semi conductor with a few mobile charges..." So what? How is any of this joyful? or enlightening?
Try not to mention every mathematical formula that comes to mind or add visual presentations to an audio course. Omit every possible minutiae about obscure historical figures. E.g. Whom John doe married and got married to or divorced from for the third time or eleventh have absolutely NO relevance in a science course or any joyfulness. Or don't name the course "The Joy of science", unless you are being sarcastic.
It was one of the most excruciating experiences i have ever had with audible. It is an ENDLESS listen. It is boring beyond belief and it is mind boggling how this could have been put in the store for sale as an audio "course", and there is just too much irrelevant information. And i LOVE science. There are things to be learned here, but they are few and sparse. SKIP IT. Audible: Please remove this from the store or make it obvious that it is a course that you are supposed to WATCH (if you wanna be tortured, but that is beyond the point) not listen to!!!
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