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    • Audible Sessions: FREE Exclusive Interview
    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: Marcus Chown
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Author of tens of popular science books loved by adults and children alike, Chown has been explaining gravity, the universe and quantum theory to the masses for years. Following his science education at prestigious universities, Chown has made it his aim for people to be as engaged and fascinated by science as he is, whether through reading books, watching television shows or even listening to radio comedy. Marcus Chown talks to us about his latest book, why quantum theory is stranger than science fiction and the only book for which he’s ever left an Amazon review. 

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    • Infinity in the Palm of Your Hand

    • Fifty Wonders That Reveal an Extraordinary Universe
    • By: Marcus Chown
    • Narrated by: Marcus Chown
    • Length: 5 hrs and 24 mins
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    So much of our world seems to make perfect sense, and scientific breakthroughs have helped us understand ourselves, our planet, and our place in the universe in fascinating detail. But our adventures in space, our deepening understanding of the quantum world, and our leaps in technology have also revealed a universe far stranger than we ever imagined. With brilliant clarity and wit, best-selling author Marcus Chown examines the profound science behind 50 remarkable scientific facts that help explain the vast complexities of our existence.

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    • Infinity in the Palm of Your Hand

    • By: Marcus Chown
    • Narrated by: Marcus Chown
    • Length: 5 hrs and 24 mins
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    Did you know that you could fit the whole human race in the volume of a sugar cube? Or that the electrical energy in a single mosquito is enough to cause a global mass extinction? Or that we are all, in fact, living in a giant hologram? Or perhaps, most importantly of all, out there in the universe there are an infinite number of copies of you reading an infinite number of copies of this? 

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    • Wonders of the Universe

    • By Philomath on 10-18-18

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