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  • Paradise

  • Expeditionary Force, Book 3
  • By: Craig Alanson
  • Narrated by: R.C. Bray
  • Length: 15 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 27,965
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 26,231
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26,129

While the crew of the starship Flying Dutchman have been trying to assure people that hostile aliens do not have access to Earth, the UN Expeditionary Force has been stranded on the planet they nicknamed "Paradise". The Flying Dutchman is headed back out on another mission, and the UN wants the ship to find out the status of the humans on Paradise.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • R C Bray never disappoints.

  • By Kindle Customer on 07-11-17

Smelly monkeys will love this book

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-02-17

At first I wasn’t sure about the sophomoric, or should I say, middle school humor and bantering. But as the story progresses and R.C. brings Joe and Skippy and their merry band of pirates to life, you’ll find yourself savoring your morning and afternoon drive, if you are a commuter like me, and rushing home when the book ends to buy the next in the series until you’ve gone through all four and you wring your hands hoping book five come out soon because even smelly monkeys enjoy a really fun, exceptionally well written story about friendship, adventure, impossible narrow escapes and the salvation of our human species.

  • Einstein's Relativity and the Quantum Revolution: Modern Physics for Non-Scientists, 2nd Edition

  • By: Richard Wolfson, The Great Courses
  • Narrated by: Richard Wolfson
  • Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,561
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,157
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,087

"It doesn't take an Einstein to understand modern physics," says Professor Wolfson at the outset of these 24 lectures on what may be the most important subjects in the universe: relativity and quantum physics. Both have reputations for complexity. But the basic ideas behind them are, in fact, simple and comprehensible by anyone. These dynamic and illuminating lectures begin with a brief overview of theories of physical reality starting with Aristotle and culminating in Newtonian or "classical" physics.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great primer for hard SF fans and physics laymen

  • By David on 01-05-15

Dated

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1 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-06-16

These lectures are 20 years old. Lots has happened in the world of Physics since then. Too bad Audible doesn't warn the buyer in advance that this is dated material!

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