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Light Falls Audiobook

Light Falls: Space, Time, and an Obsession of Einstein

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Publisher's Summary

Best-selling author, superstar physicist, and cofounder of the World Science Festival Brian Greene (The Elegant Universe, The Fabric of the Cosmos) and an ensemble cast led by award-winning actor Paul Rudd (Ant-Man) perform this dramatic story tracing Albert Einstein's discovery of the general theory of relativity. Featuring an original score by composer Jeff Beal (House of Cards, Pollock), Einstein’s electrifying journey toward his greatest achievement is brought vividly to life.

The theatrical version of Light Falls was first performed at the World Science Festival in New York City.

Full list of narrators includes Graeme Malcolm.

©2015 Brian Greene (P)2016 Audible, Inc.

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    Heath N. Threm Cincinnati, OH 10-25-16
    Heath N. Threm Cincinnati, OH 10-25-16 Member Since 2015

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    "An enjoyable deviation from standard Non-Fiction"

    Short but sweet! Strangely, the pace of story and the wealth of information delivered in that short time seem to gracefully accentuate the fact that Einstein himself packed much into a seemingly short life... Thanks

    10 of 10 people found this review helpful
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    Job 10-27-16
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    "Perfection"

    Great book with everything that you could want from a audio book with educational qualities that are explained wonderfully.

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    Marlana St. Louis, MO 11-19-16
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    "Riveting storytelling"

    I absorbed this story in one sitting with unflagging interest. Brian Greene has put together a lucid narrative of Einstein's intellectual journey that makes sense of the physics for a lay person while conveying the excitement of Einstein's radical discoveries.

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    scott newbanks 11-17-16
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    "Fantastic..."

    It's hard to image a better person to describe relativity than Brian, I can't wait to listen to it again

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    J. Tankersley Wisconsin 12-02-16
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    "Accessible, entertaining, enlightening."

    Recommended listening. Brian Greene is a great teacher and communicator and guides the listener to a fundamental understanding one of sciences greatest theories.

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    "One of the best stories about Einstein"
    What did you love best about Light Falls?

    The progression of the story is wonderful. You are constantly engaged and you wonder, "What will Einstein do next?" Thematically, how Einstein proved the scientific establishment wrong is what makes this story so amazing.


    Any additional comments?

    If you want to learn about Einstein and his scientific achievements, I urge you download this audiobook. If you want to learn about how a man was relentless and put in the hard work necessary to succeed, I DEFINITELY urge you to download this audiobook. You will enjoy it that much!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Vikash Kodati Seattle 11-26-16
    Vikash Kodati Seattle 11-26-16 Member Since 2016

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    "A pleasant discourse"

    It was a pleasure to listen through this and learn about Einstein and his work. I would appreciate if the subject of your next one is "Godel". Thank you

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    Darryl 11-24-16
    Darryl 11-24-16 Member Since 2008
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    "excellent and thought provoking short piece"

    This short biographical piece is a bit history plus a bit Brief History of Time in that it shows Einstein's personal development and tries to make his ideas and their implications accessible to the average person. Some examples you've probably heard before, but these are ideas that only benefit from another view. Very good. Will listen again sometime soon. And occasionally Greene has a nice poetic turn of phrase that I like. These are enormous ideas and he's trying to educate us entertainingly.

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    "Hate the background music"
    What disappointed you about Light Falls?

    The background music was so distracting and unnecessary. Really bad! Also much of the content was too well known and little new.


    Has Light Falls turned you off from other books in this genre?

    No


    Would you be willing to try another one of the narrators’s performances?

    Probably not


    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    Disappointment


    Any additional comments?

    No

    5 of 10 people found this review helpful

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