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    • The Physics of Everyday Things

    • The Extraordinary Science Behind an Ordinary Day
    • By: James Kakalios
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Todd Ross
    • Length: 5 hrs
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 82

    Most of us are clueless when it comes to the physics that makes our modern world so convenient. What's the simple science behind motion sensors, touch screens, and toasters? How do we glide through tolls using an E-ZPass or find our way to new places using GPS? In The Physics of Everyday Things, James Kakalios takes us on an amazing journey into the subatomic marvels that underlie so much of what we use and take for granted.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Makes Physics Fun and Relevant to Life

    • By Beth on 11-13-17

    Regular price: $21.00

    • The Amazing Story of Quantum Mechanics

    • A Math-Free Exploration of the Science That Made Our World
    • By: James Kakalios
    • Narrated by: Peter Berkrot
    • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 85
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      4 out of 5 stars 53

    In The Amazing Story of Quantum Mechanics, James Kakalios uses examples from comics and magazines to explain how breakthroughs in quantum mechanics led to such technologies as the World Wide Web, pocket-sized computers, mobile phones, and MRI machines.....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Pefect for a Physics Nut

    • By Chris Reich on 02-11-13

    Regular price: $24.49