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    • Weighing the Soul

    • Scientific Discovery from the Brilliant to the Bizarre
    • By: Len Fisher
    • Narrated by: Clinton Wade
    • Length: 4 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Winner of the IgNobel Prize in physics and the 2004 American Institute of Physics Science Writing Award, Len Fisher showed just how much fun science can be in his enthusiastically praised debut, How to Dunk a Doughnut. In this new work, he reveals that science sometimes takes a path through the ridiculous and the bizarre to discover that Nature often simply does not follow common sense.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Crashes, Crises, and Calamities

    • How We Can Use Science to Read the Early-Warning Signs
    • By: Len Fisher
    • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
    • Length: 5 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Why do certain civilizations, societies, and ecosystems collapse? How does the domino effect relate to the credit crunch? When can mathematics help explain marriage? And how on earth do toads predict earthquakes? The future is uncertain. But science can help foretell what lies ahead.

    Regular price: $20.99