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    • Brief Answers to the Big Questions

    • By: Stephen Hawking, Professor Kip Thorne - foreword
    • Narrated by: Ben Whishaw, Garrick Hagon - foreword, Lucy Hawking - afterword
    • Length: 4 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 37

    The final book from Professor Stephen Hawking, the best-selling author of A Brief History of Time and arguably the most famous scientist of our age, Brief Answers to the Big Questions is a profound, accessible and timely reflection on the biggest questions in science. Professor Hawking was a brilliant theoretical physicist, an influential author and thinker and a great popular communicator. Throughout his career he was asked questions by business leaders, politicians, entrepreneurs, academics and the general public on a broad range of subjects, from the origins of the universe to the future of the planet.

    Regular price: $21.81

    • The Science of Interstellar

    • By: Kip Thorne
    • Narrated by: Eric Michael Summerer
    • Length: 6 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 348
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 315
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 313

    Interstellar, from acclaimed filmmaker Christopher Nolan, takes us on a fantastic voyage far beyond our solar system. Yet in The Science of Interstellar, Kip Thorne, the physicist who assisted Nolan on the scientific aspects of Interstellar, shows us that the movie's jaw-dropping events and stunning, never-before-attempted visuals are grounded in real science. Thorne shares his experiences working as the science adviser on the film and then moves on to the science itself.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Book is awesome, Audible is no help with the PDF

    • By Babak Saberi on 03-19-15

    Regular price: $24.49