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    • How the Hippies Saved Physics

    • Science, Counterculture, and the Quantum Revival
    • By: David Kaiser
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 12 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In the 1970s, amid severe cutbacks in physics funding, a small group of underemployed physicists in Berkeley decided to throw off the constraints of academia and explore the wilder side of science. Dubbing themselves the “Fundamental Fysiks Group,” they pursued a freewheeling, speculative approach to physics. Some dabbled with LSD while conducting experiments. They studied quantum theory alongside Eastern mysticism and psychic mind reading, discussing the latest developments while lounging in hot tubs.

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    • Finally, I understand entanglement

    • By Gary on 05-27-12

    Regular price: $23.07

    • No End Save Victory

    • How FDR Led the Nation into War
    • By: David Kaiser
    • Narrated by: Paul Christy
    • Length: 16 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    While Franklin Delano Roosevelt's first hundred days may be the most celebrated period of his presidency, the months before the attack on Pearl Harbor proved the most critical. Beginning as early as 1939, when Germany first attacked Poland, Roosevelt skillfully navigated a host of challenges: a reluctant population, an unprepared military, and disagreements within his cabinet to prepare the country for its inevitable confrontation with the Axis.

    Regular price: $29.95