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    • Sun in a Bottle

    • The Strange History of Fusion and the Science of Wishful Thinking
    • By: Charles Seife
    • Narrated by: Bill Weideman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    For the past 50 years, governments and research teams have tried to bottle the sun with lasers, magnets, sound waves, and particle beams, struggling to harness the power of fusion. Again and again, they have failed, disgracing generations of scientists. Throughout this fascinating journey, Charles Seife introduces us to the daring geniuses, villains, and victims of fusion science.

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    • Focused on the Lone Wolves

    • By Robert Goldston on 11-14-08
    • The Strange History of Fusion and the Science of Wishful Thinking
    • By: Charles Seife
    • Narrated by: Bill Weideman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
    • Release date: 10-30-08
    • 4 out of 5 stars 113 ratings

    Regular price: $21.00

    • Scientific American: Is Drug Research Trustworthy?

    • By: Charles Seife
    • Narrated by: Mark Moran
    • Length: 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Charles Seife, a professor of journalism at New York University, writes about how drug companies are funneling money to prominent scientists who are doing research that affects their products.

    Regular price: $1.95