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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 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    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.

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    • By James S. on 03-31-18
    • The Unfinished Quest for the Meaning of Quantum Physics
    • By: Adam Becker
    • Narrated by: Greg Tremblay
    • Length: 11 hrs and 44 mins
    • Release date: 03-20-18
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 104 ratings

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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 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The untold story of the heretical thinkers who challenged the establishment to rethink quantum physics and the nature of reality. 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. 

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    • jarring and entertaining

    • By Anonymous User on 07-09-18
    • The Unfinished Quest for the Meaning of Quantum Physics
    • By: Adam Becker
    • Narrated by: Greg Tremblay
    • Length: 11 hrs and 44 mins
    • Release date: 05-31-18
    • 4 out of 5 stars 5 ratings

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    • NSA Contractor Arrested in Possible New Theft of Secrets

    • By: Jo Becker, Adam Goldman, Michael S. Schmidt, and others
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 11 mins
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    "NSA Contractor Arrested in Possible New Theft of Secrets" is from the October 05, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Jo Becker, Adam Goldman, Michael S. Schmidt and Matt Apuzzo and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Trump Jr. Met Russian Lawyer Amid Promise of Clinton News

    • By: Jo Becker, Matt Apuzzo, Adam Goldman
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
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    President Donald Trump’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., was promised damaging information about Hillary Clinton before agreeing to meet with a Kremlin-connected Russian lawyer during the 2016 campaign, according to three advisers to the White House briefed on the meeting and two others with knowledge of it.

    "Trump Jr. Met Russian Lawyer Amid Promise of Clinton News" is from the July 09, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Jo Becker, Matt Apuzzo and Adam Goldman and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Russian Dirt on Clinton? ‘I Love It,’ Donald Trump Jr. Said

    • By: Jo Becker, Adam Goldman, Matt Apuzzo
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 12 mins
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    The June 3, 2016, email sent to Donald Trump Jr. could hardly have been more explicit: One of his father’s former Russian business partners had been contacted by a senior Russian government official and was offering to provide the Trump campaign with dirt on Hillary Clinton.

    "Russian Dirt on Clinton? ‘I Love It,’ Donald Trump Jr. Said" is from the July 11, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Jo Becker, Adam Goldman and Matt Apuzzo and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Trump Team Met With Lawyer Linked to Kremlin During Campaign

    • By: Jo Becker, Matt Apuzzo, Adam Goldman
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 12 mins
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    Two weeks after Donald Trump clinched the Republican presidential nomination last year, his eldest son arranged a meeting at Trump Tower in Manhattan with a Russian lawyer who has connections to the Kremlin, according to confidential government records described to The New York Times.

    "Trump Team Met With Lawyer Linked to Kremlin During Campaign" is from the July 09, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jo Becker, Matt Apuzzo and Adam Goldman and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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