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    • The Heavenly Challenge
    • By: Jack Arnold
    • Narrated by: Edwin Newman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    As optics improved, man began to see the solar system. Tycho Brahe in Denmark, Nicolaus Copernicus of Poland, Johannes Kepler of Germany, and Italy's Galileo Galilei all began to see a new relationship between the world and the stars. Their questions, and their non-religious answers, toppled the idea that man and the Church are at the center of the universe.

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Origins of the Universe

    • By: Jack Arnold
    • Narrated by: Edwin Newman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    The story of the cosmos, its beginning and its changes through time, has been a topic of much speculation and myth. It also has attracted intense attention from scientists. There are many questions about the universe's size, stability, growth, and its ultimate cause. This presentation also addresses such colorful cosmic topics as red shifts, white dwarfs, black holes, super strings, and the "big bang".

    Regular price: $13.96