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    • Rise of the Rocket Girls

    • The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars
    • By: Nathalia Holt
    • Narrated by: Erin Bennett
    • Length: 9 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In the 1940s and '50s, when the newly minted Jet Propulsion Laboratory needed quick-thinking mathematicians to calculate velocities and plot trajectories, they didn't turn to male graduates. Rather, they recruited an elite group of young women who, with only pencil, paper, and mathematical prowess, transformed rocket design, helped bring about the first American satellites, and made the exploration of the solar system possible.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Struggles In Space Exploration

    • By Sara on 06-11-16

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Cured

    • How the Berlin Patients Defeated HIV and Forever Changed Medical Science
    • By: Nathalia Holt
    • Narrated by: Karen Saltus
    • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Is the end of HIV upon us? Award-winning research scientist and HIV fellow at the Ragon Institute, Nathalia Holt, reveals the science behind the discovery of a functional cure and what it means for the millions affected by HIV and the history of the AIDS pandemic. Two men, known in medical journals as the Berlin Patients, revealed answers to a functional cure for HIV. Their cures came 12 years apart, the first in 1996 and the second in 2008.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful Encapsulation

    • By norman rogers on 08-06-18
    • How the Berlin Patients Defeated HIV and Forever Changed Medical Science
    • By: Nathalia Holt
    • Narrated by: Karen Saltus
    • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
    • Release date: 02-27-14
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 10 ratings

    Regular price: $25.20