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    • The Strangest Man

    • The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Mystic of the Atom
    • By: Graham Farmelo
    • Narrated by: B. J. Harrison
    • Length: 19 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 432
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 277
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 283

    Paul Dirac was among the great scientific geniuses of the modern age. One of the discoverers of quantum mechanics, the most revolutionary theory of the past century, his contributions had a unique insight, eloquence, clarity, and mathematical power. His prediction of antimatter was one of the greatest triumphs in the history of physics.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Paul Dirac won 1933 Nobel Prize in physics

    • By Jean on 03-01-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Churchill's Bomb

    • How the United States Overtook Britain in the First Nuclear Arms Race
    • By: Graham Farmelo
    • Narrated by: Clive Chafer
    • Length: 14 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    As award-winning biographer and science writer Graham Farmelo describes in Churchill's Bomb, the British set out to investigate the possibility of building nuclear weapons before their American colleagues. But when scientists in Britain first discovered a way to build an atomic bomb, Prime Minister Winston Churchill did not make the most of his country's lead and was slow to realize the bomb's strategic implications.

    • How the United States Overtook Britain in the First Nuclear Arms Race
    • By: Graham Farmelo
    • Narrated by: Clive Chafer
    • Length: 14 hrs and 20 mins
    • Release date: 10-08-13
    • 4 out of 5 stars 7 ratings

    Regular price: $24.47