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  • What Is Real?

  • The Unfinished Quest for the Meaning of Quantum Physics
  • By: Adam Becker
  • Narrated by: Greg Tremblay
  • Length: 11 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 206
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 176
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 173

Every physicist agrees quantum mechanics is among humanity's finest scientific achievements. But ask what it means, and the result will be a brawl. For a century, most physicists have followed Niels Bohr's Copenhagen interpretation and dismissed questions about the reality underlying quantum physics as meaningless. A mishmash of solipsism and poor reasoning, Copenhagen endured, as Bohr's students vigorously protected his legacy, and the physics community favored practical experiments over philosophical arguments.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good, "light" "read"... potential caveat below...

  • By James S. on 03-31-18

excellent story of history of quantum mechanics

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-06-18

all around great job! well written and read. fascinating story. some difficult material, but you don't have to understand every detail to get a lot out of it

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Science of Enlightenment: How Meditation Works

  • By: Shinzen Young
  • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
  • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 62
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 53
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 52

For decades, one of the most engaging teachers of our time has illuminated the many dimensions of awakening - but solely at his live retreats and on audio recordings. Now, with The Science of Enlightenment, Shinzen Young brings to listeners an uncommonly lucid guide to mindfulness meditation for the first time: how it works and how to use it to enhance your cognitive capacities, your kindness and connection with the world, and the richness of all your experiences. As thousands of his students and listeners will confirm, Shinzen is like no other teacher you’ve ever encountered.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best book on meditation available

  • By Benjamin Davidson on 08-28-18

brilliant but theoretical, pretentious narrator

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4 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-26-18

super smart and interesting, but quite dry and abstract. narrator was agonizing for me. sounded like he's trying very hard to make his voice sound aristocratic

1 of 5 people found this review helpful