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    • The Elegant Universe

    • Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory
    • By: Brian Greene
    • Narrated by: Erik Davies
    • Length: 15 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,264
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 917
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 916

    In a rare blend of scientific insight and writing as elegant as the theories it explains, one of the world's leading string theorists, peels away the layers of mystery surrounding string theory to reveal a universe that consists of 11 dimensions where the fabric of space tears and repairs itself, and all matter-from the smallest quarks to the most gargantuan supernovas-is generated by the vibrations of microscopically tiny loops of energy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well Written, Good Narration

    • By Verena on 06-12-09
    • Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory
    • By: Brian Greene
    • Narrated by: Erik Davies
    • Length: 15 hrs and 36 mins
    • Release date: 12-23-08
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,264 ratings

    Regular price: $39.93

    • The Fabric of the Cosmos

    • Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality
    • By: Brian Greene
    • Narrated by: Michael Prichard
    • Length: 22 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,682
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      4 out of 5 stars 795
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 790

    Space and time form the very fabric of the cosmos. Yet they remain among the most mysterious of concepts. Is space an entity? Why does time have a direction? Could the universe exist without space and time? Can we travel to the past?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Space and Time for the Common Man

    • By Martin on 02-26-04

    Regular price: $51.93

    • The Hidden Reality

    • Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos
    • By: Brian Greene
    • Narrated by: Brian Greene
    • Length: 13 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,296
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 889
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 871

    There was a time when “universe” meant all there is. Everything. Yet, in recent years discoveries in physics and cosmology have led a number of scientists to conclude that our universe may be one among many. With crystal-clear prose and inspired use of analogy, Brian Greene shows how a range of different “multiverse” proposals emerges from theories developed to explain the most refined observations of both subatomic particles and the dark depths of space.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • This book & Greene's analogies connected Qs to As

    • By Blair on 02-02-11

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Light Falls

    • Space, Time, and an Obsession of Einstein
    • By: Brian Greene
    • Narrated by: Brian Greene, Paul Rudd, Peter Ganim, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,425
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,232
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,231

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An enjoyable deviation from standard Non-Fiction

    • By Heath N. Threm on 10-25-16

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Brian Greene

    • By: Michael Ian Black, Brian Greene
    • Length: 33 mins
    • Original Recording
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      3 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Michael takes listeners into the world of the theoretical physicist and string theorist, Brian Greene, who has the unusual gift for not only understanding some of the world's most difficult mathematic equations, but being able to explain them and make them fascinating to the rest of the population.

    Regular price: $0.00

    • The Fabric of the Cosmos

    • Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality
    • By: Brian Greene
    • Narrated by: Erik Davies
    • Length: 6 hrs and 22 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 155
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 39

    Space and time form the very fabric of the cosmos. Yet they remain among the most mysterious of concepts. Is space an entity? Why does time have a direction? Could the universe exist without space and time? Can we travel to the past?

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Avoid the abridged version

    • By Dylan on 03-12-04

    Regular price: $21.27

    • Einstein and Relativity: A Conversation by Paul Rudd and Brian Greene

    • By: Brian Greene, Paul Rudd
    • Length: 19 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
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      5 out of 5 stars 7
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    In June of 1916, Albert Einstein published his ambitious paper proposing the existence of gravitational waves. In 2016, Einstein's 100-year-old theory was proven correct when scientists detected ripples in the fabric of space. Einstein and Relativity: A Conversation by Paul Rudd and Brian Greene celebrates this achievement, with Greene and Rudd sitting down to talk about string theory, relativity, and the discovery of gravitational waves.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hilarious, informative, and thought provoking

    • By Matthew O'Neil on 08-13-18

    Regular price: $1.95

    • 21st Century Dead

    • A Zombie Anthology
    • By: Christopher Golden (editor), Amber Benson, S. G. Browne, and others
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick, Cassandra Campbell, Bernadette Dunne, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 72
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      4 out of 5 stars 65
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 65

    The Stoker Award-winning editor of the acclaimed, eclectic anthology The New Dead returns with 21st Century Dead and an all-new lineup of authors from every corner of the fiction world, shining a dark light on our fascination with tales of death and resurrection—and with zombies!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining Twists on Zombie Trope

    • By Nichole K on 07-07-15

    Regular price: $23.07

    • Science Nourishes the Mind and Soul

    • A 'This I Believe' Essay
    • By: Brian Greene
    • Narrated by: Brian Greene
    • Length: 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
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      5 out of 5 stars 24
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    This essay comes from the NPR series This I Believe, which features brief personal reflections from both famous and unknown Americans. The pieces that make up the series compel listeners to rethink not only what and how they have arrived at their beliefs, but also the extent to which they share them with others.

    Regular price: $1.88