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    • A User's Guide to the Universe

    • Surviving the Perils of Black Holes, Time Paradoxes, and Quantum Uncertainty
    • By: Dave Goldberg, Jeff Blomquist
    • Narrated by: Mark F. Smith
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 162
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      4 out of 5 stars 137
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 136

    This is an indispensable guide to physics that offers readers an overview of the most popular physics topics written in an accessible, irreverent, and engaging manner while still maintaining a tone of wry skepticism. Even the novice will be able to follow along, as the topics are addressed using plain English and (almost) no equations. Veterans of popular physics will also find their nagging questions addressed, like whether the universe can expand faster than light.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Physics even I can understand

    • By Paul on 10-25-12

    Regular price: $17.99

    • The Universe in the Rearview Mirror

    • How Hidden Symmetries Shape Reality
    • By: Dave Goldberg
    • Narrated by: Chris Sorensen
    • Length: 10 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47

    A physicist speeds across space, time, and everything in between showing that our elegant universe from the Higgs boson to antimatter to the most massive group of galaxies is shaped by hidden symmetries that have driven all our recent discoveries about the universe and all the ones to come. Why is the sky dark at night? Is it possible to build a shrink-ray gun? If there is antimatter, can there be antipeople? Why are past, present, and future our only options? Are time and space like a butterfly's wings? No one but Dave Goldberg, the coolest nerd physicist on the planet, could give a hyper-drive tour of the universe like this one.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very relatable

    • By serine on 03-31-16

    Regular price: $23.76