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    • The Greatest Story Ever Told - So Far

    • Why Are We Here?
    • By: Lawrence M. Krauss
    • Narrated by: Lawrence Krauss
    • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,297
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,184
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,178

    Internationally renowned, award-winning theoretical physicist, New York Times bestselling author of A Universe from Nothing, and passionate advocate for reason, Lawrence Krauss tells the dramatic story of the discovery of the hidden world of reality - a grand poetic vision of nature - and how we find our place within it.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful read/listen.

    • By Albert Sjoberg (PA) on 04-04-17

    Regular price: $20.99

    • A Universe from Nothing

    • Why There Is Something Rather Than Nothing
    • By: Lawrence M. Krauss
    • Narrated by: Lawrence M. Krauss, Simon Vance
    • Length: 5 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,418
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,148
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,125

    Where did the universe come from? What was there before it? What will the future bring? And finally, why is there something rather than nothing? Krauss’ answers to these and other timeless questions, in a wildly popular lecture on YouTube, has attracted almost a million viewers. One of the few prominent scientists to have actively crossed the chasm between science and popular culture, Krauss reveals that modern science is indeed addressing the question of why there is something rather than nothing—with surprising and fascinating results.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • If you are new to the subject, listen to it!

    • By Dennis on 01-24-12

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Physics of Star Trek

    • By: Lawrence M. Krauss
    • Narrated by: Larry McKeever
    • Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 334
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 195
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 193

    What actually happens when the words, "beam me up, Scottie" are uttered? What "warps" when something travels at warp speed? Internationally renowned theoretical physicist and educator Lawrence M. Krauss provides matter-of-fact scientific explanations of the physics of Star Trek in this highly creative and informative guide for both the devoted Trekkie and the physics novice.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting Book. Quite Technical

    • By Christopher B. on 12-07-04

    Regular price: $45.27

    • Quantum Man

    • Richard Feynman’s Life in Science
    • By: Lawrence M. Krauss
    • Narrated by: Lawrence M. Krauss
    • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 384
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 309
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 301

    Perhaps the greatest physicist of the second half of the 20th century, Richard Feynman changed the way we think about quantum mechanics, the most perplexing of all physical theories. Here Lawrence M. Krauss, himself a theoretical physicist and best-selling author, offers a unique scientific biography: a rollicking narrative coupled with clear and novel expositions of science at the limits.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Richard Feynman's Science

    • By Tom Miller on 04-23-11

    Regular price: $19.56

    • Fear of Physics

    • By: Lawrence M. Krauss
    • Narrated by: David Smalley, Lawrence M. Krauss
    • Length: 7 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 381
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 339
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 338

    Fear of Physics is a lively, irreverent, and informative look at everything from the physics of boiling water to cutting-edge research at the observable limits of the universe. Rich with anecdotes and accessible examples, it nimbly ranges over the tools and thought behind the world of modern physics, taking the mystery out of what is essentially a very human intellectual endeavor.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Informative and entertaining

    • By Sian Rouse-Watson on 06-29-15

    Regular price: $19.95