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    • Electric Universe

    • The Shocking True Story of Electricity
    • By: David Bodanis
    • Narrated by: Del Roy
    • Length: 6 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 470
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 141
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 143

    From the author of the bestselling E=MC2 comes a mesmerizing journey of discovery illuminating the wondrous yet unseen force that permeates our world and the scientists who've probed its secrets. Before 1790, when Alessandro Volta began the scientific investigation that spurred an explosion of knowledge and invention, electricity was perceived as little more than a property of certain substances that sparked when rubbed.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Electric Electricity

    • By Michael on 02-27-05

    Regular price: $19.93

    • E=mc2

    • A Biography of the World's Most Famous Equation
    • By: David Bodanis
    • Narrated by: Dan Cashman
    • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 538
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 162
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 164

    David Bodanis demystifies the world's most famous equation, explaining its science and bringing it to life. He makes clear the astonishing array of discoveries and consequences it made possible and its impact on our daily lives. At last, the masses can understand that Einstein did nothing less than open the door to the inner structure of the universe.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very Well Done

    • By Nelson Alexander on 04-06-10
    • A Biography of the World's Most Famous Equation
    • By: David Bodanis
    • Narrated by: Dan Cashman
    • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
    • Release date: 03-29-02
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 538 ratings

    Regular price: $21.27

    • Einstein's Greatest Mistake

    • A Biography
    • By: David Bodanis
    • Narrated by: James Adams
    • Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    Widely considered the greatest genius of all time, Albert Einstein revolutionized our understanding of the cosmos with his general theory of relativity and helped to lead us into the atomic age. Yet in the final decades of his life, he was also ignored by most working scientists, his ideas opposed by even his closest friends.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Electric Universe

    • How Electricity Switched on the Modern World
    • By: David Bodanis
    • Narrated by: Adam Levy
    • Length: 4 hrs and 30 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    In his best-selling E=mc2, David Bodanis led us, with astonishing ease, through the world's most famous equation. Now, in Electric Universe, he illuminates the wondrous yet invisible force that permeates our universe, and introduces us to the virtuoso scientists who plumbed its secrets.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing Book!

    • By Simon on 09-25-10

    Regular price: $22.60

    • Einstein's Greatest Mistake

    • The Life of a Flawed Genius
    • By: David Bodanis
    • Narrated by: Roger Davis
    • Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Widely considered the greatest genius of all time, Albert Einstein revolutionised our understanding of the cosmos with his general theory of relativity and helped to lead us into the atomic age. Yet in the final decades of his life he was also ignored by most working scientists, his ideas opposed by even his closest friends. This stunning downfall can be traced to Einstein's earliest successes and to personal qualities that were at first his best assets.

    Regular price: $21.81