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    • What Is Life?

    • With Mind and Matter and Autobiographical Sketches
    • By: Erwin Schrödinger, Roger Penrose - foreword
    • Narrated by: Bob Souer
    • Length: 6 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
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    Nobel laureate Erwin Schrödinger's What is Life? is one of the great science classics of the 20th century. A distinguished physicist's exploration of the question which lies at the heart of biology, it was written for the layman but proved one of the spurs to the birth of molecular biology and the subsequent discovery of the structure of DNA. It appears here together with "Mind and Matter", his essay investigating a relationship which has eluded and puzzled philosophers since the earliest times.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An extraordinary look at life by a Physicist

    • By Philomath on 01-25-19

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Cycles of Time

    • An Extraordinary New View of the Universe
    • By: Roger Penrose
    • Narrated by: Bruce Mann
    • Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 132
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 99
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 99

    From the best-selling author of The Emperor’s New Mind and The Road to Reality, a groundbreaking book that provides new views on three of cosmology’s most profound questions: What, if anything, came before the Big Bang? What is the source of order in our universe? What is its ultimate future?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Difficult, Awe-inducing and Fascinating

    • By Darkcoffee on 05-29-11

    Regular price: $24.50