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    • A Beautiful Question

    • Finding Nature's Deep Design
    • By: Frank Wilczek
    • Narrated by: Frank Wilczek
    • Length: 13 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Does the universe embody beautiful ideas? Artists as well as scientists throughout human history have pondered this "beautiful question". With Nobel laureate Frank Wilczek as your guide, embark on a voyage of related discoveries, from Plato and Pythagoras up to the present. Wilczek's groundbreaking work in quantum physics was inspired by his intuition to look for a deeper order of beauty in nature.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Goes beyond most pop science books

    • By Gary on 11-12-15

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Lightness of Being

    • Mass, Ether, and the Unification of Forces
    • By: Frank Wilczek
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 6 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Our understanding of nature's deepest reality has changed radically, but almost without our noticing, over the past 25 years. Transcending the clash of older ideas about matter and space, acclaimed physicist Frank Wilczek explains a remarkable new discovery: matter is built from almost weightless units, and pure energy is the ultimate source of mass. He calls it "The Lightness of Being." Space is no mere container, empty and passive. It is a dynamic Grid, modern ether, and its spontaneous activity creates and destroys particles.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • WHY is he WHISPERING???

    • By Scott on 11-30-14

    Regular price: $19.59