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    • The Big Picture

    • On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself
    • By: Sean Carroll
    • Narrated by: Sean Carroll
    • Length: 17 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,986
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,779
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,758

    Already internationally acclaimed for his elegant, lucid writing on the most challenging notions in modern physics, Sean Carroll is emerging as one of the greatest humanist thinkers of his generation as he brings his extraordinary intellect to bear not only on the Higgs boson and extra dimensions but now also on our deepest personal questions. Where are we? Who are we? Are our emotions, our beliefs, and our hopes and dreams ultimately meaningless out there in the void?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Keeping this on REPEAT for months to come

    • By Chris Akers on 06-10-16
    • On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself
    • By: Sean Carroll
    • Narrated by: Sean Carroll
    • Length: 17 hrs and 22 mins
    • Release date: 05-10-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,986 ratings

    Regular price: $35.00

    • The Higgs Boson and Beyond

    • By: Sean Carroll, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Sean Carroll
    • Length: 6 hrs and 20 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,957
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,720
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,703

    In this 12-lecture masterpiece of scientific reporting, you'll learn everything you need to know to fully grasp the significance of this discovery, including the basics of quantum mechanics; the four forces that comprise the Standard Model of particle physics; how these forces are transmitted by fields and particles; and the importance of symmetry in physics.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very well done

    • By Jon Dahl on 03-12-15

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Mysteries of Modern Physics: Time

    • By: Sean Carroll, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Sean Carroll
    • Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,297
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,165
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,147

    Time rules our lives, woven into the very fabric of the universe-from the rising and setting of the sun to the cycles of nature, the thought processes in our brains, and the biorhythms in our day. Nothing so pervades our existence and yet is so difficult to explain. But now, in a series of 24 riveting lectures, you can grasp exactly why - as you take a mind-expanding journey through the past, present, and future, guided by a noted author and scientist.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Get From Eternity to Here instead

    • By Michael on 07-24-13

    Regular price: $34.95