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    • Crystal Fire

    • The Birth of the Information Age
    • By: Michael Riordan, Lillian Hoddeson
    • Narrated by: Dennis McKee
    • Length: 12 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 135
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      3 out of 5 stars 37
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      4 out of 5 stars 39

    Crystal Fire is a tale of the human factors in technology; the pride and jealousies coupled with scientific and economic aspiration that led to the creation of modern microelectronics and ignited the greatest technological explosion in history.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting and not light on the science either!

    • By Ziloni on 06-18-03

    Regular price: $23.07

    • Scientific American

    • The Higgs at Last?
    • By: Michael Riordan, Guido Tonelli, Sau Lan Wu
    • Narrated by: Mark Moran
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Michael Riordan, author and science historian, Guido Tonelli, a professor at the University of Pisa in Italy, and Sau Lan Wu, a professor of Physics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, report on how after a three-decade search, scientists appear to have found the elusive particle.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Penalize Companies That Export Jobs

    • By: Michael Riordan
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Penalize Companies That Export Jobs" is from the April 10, 2016 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Michael Riordan and narrated by Kristi Burns.

    Regular price: $0.95