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    • A Most Elegant Equation

    • Euler’s Formula and the Beauty of Mathematics
    • By: David Stipp
    • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
    • Length: 5 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 71
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 66

    Bertrand Russell wrote that mathematics can exalt "as surely as poetry". This is especially true of one equation: ei(pi) + 1 = 0, the brainchild of Leonhard Euler, the Mozart of mathematics. More than two centuries after Euler's death, it is still regarded as a conceptual diamond of unsurpassed beauty. Called Euler's identity, or God's equation, it includes just five numbers but represents an astonishing revelation of hidden connections.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good treatment of the subject

    • By Kindle Customer on 04-09-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Youth Pill

    • Scientists at the Brink of an Anti-Aging Revolution
    • By: David Stipp
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    The author takes us behind the scenes and introduces us to key players - in both science and business - who are experimenting with the most promising cutting-edge research to retard the aging process. This is an informative and provocative book that shows how a small group of optimistic and determined scientists are closing in on drugs that will change the way we live forever.

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Scientific American

    • A New Path to Longevity
    • By: David Stipp
    • Narrated by: Mark Moran
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    David Stipp, a Boston science writer who has focused on gerontology since the late 1990s, writes about how researchers have uncovered an ancient mechanism that decelerates aging.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • very technical

    • By Amazon Customer on 09-18-14

    Regular price: $1.95