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    • The Great Unknown

    • Seven Journeys to the Frontiers of Science
    • By: Marcus du Sautoy
    • Narrated by: Marcus du Sautoy
    • Length: 14 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Ever since the dawn of civilization, we have been driven by a desire to know - to understand the physical world and the laws of nature. But are there limits to human knowledge? Are some things simply beyond the predictive powers of science? Or are those challenges the next big discovery waiting to happen?

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    • Science Museum in a Book (this is a compliment :)

    • By Mike on 04-26-17

    Regular price: $35.00

    • What We Cannot Know

    • By: Marcus du Sautoy
    • Narrated by: Marcus du Sautoy
    • Length: 15 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Britain's most famous mathematician takes us to the edge of knowledge to show us what we cannot know. Science is king. Every week headlines announce new breakthroughs in our understanding of the universe, new technologies that will transform our environment, new medical advances that will extend our lives. Science is giving us unprecedented insight into some of the big questions that have challenged humanity ever since we've been able to formulate those questions.

    Regular price: $16.35

    • The Creativity Code: How AI is learning to write, paint and think

    • By: Marcus du Sautoy
    • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    As a species, we have an extraordinary ability to create works of art that elevate, expand and transform what it means to be human. The novels of Henry James can communicate the inner world of one human being to another. The music of Wagner or Schubert takes us on an emotional rollercoaster ride as we give ourselves up to their sublime sounds. These are the expressions of what Marcus du Sautoy calls ‘the creativity code’. Yet some believe that the new developments in AI and machine learning are so sophisticated that they can learn what it means to be human - that they can crack the code. 

    Regular price: $9.27