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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 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    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
    • Excellent, well written and narrated biography

    • By Mark on 01-17-10

    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
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    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 9 ratings

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Universe Speaks in Numbers

    • How Modern Maths Reveals Nature's Deepest Secrets
    • By: Graham Farmelo
    • Narrated by: Hugh Kermode
    • Length: 8 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    One of the great mysteries of science is that its fundamental laws are written in the language of mathematics. Graham Farmelo's thrilling new book shows how modern maths has helped physicists to rethink gravity, space, and time. The Universe Speaks in Numbers takes us on an adventure from the Enlightenment to the present with a vibrant cast of characters, illuminating the most exciting and controversial developments in contemporary thought. 

    Regular price: $22.79