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    • The Science of Information: From Language to Black Holes

    • By: Benjamin Schumacher, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Benjamin Schumacher
    • Length: 12 hrs and 19 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 169
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 149

    The Science of Information: From Language to Black Holes covers the exciting concepts, history, and applications of information theory in 24 challenging and eye-opening half-hour lectures taught by Professor Benjamin Schumacher of Kenyon College. A prominent physicist and award-winning educator at one of the nation’s top liberal arts colleges, Professor Schumacher is also a pioneer in the field of quantum information, which is the latest exciting development in this dynamic scientific field. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Almost perfect. Broad scope with good depth.

    • By James S. on 01-02-19

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Black Holes, Tides, and Curved Spacetime

    • By: Benjamin Schumacher, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Benjamin Schumacher
    • Length: 12 hrs and 6 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 61

    Gravity controls everything from the falling of an apple to the rising of ocean’s tides to the motions of the heavens above. If you’ve ever wondered how this most puzzling force works across our entire universe, you will be delighted by this 24-part course that is accessible to any curious person, regardless of your science education. No other product on the market presents the subject of gravity in as much detail as this course, which will follow the past 400 years of research and experimentation in the field.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good freshman high school lecture

    • By Ron A. Parsons on 01-29-19

    Regular price: $34.95