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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
By Random House Audio
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her slave ancestors, yet her cells, taken without her knowledge, became one of the most important tools in medicine. The...


Ignition!: An Informal History of Liquid Rocket Propellants
Ignition!: An Informal History of Liquid Rocket Propellants
By Random House Audio
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 75 reviews
Ignition! is the inside story of the Cold War era search for a rocket propellant that could be trusted to take man into space. A favorite of Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk, listeners will want to tune into this "really good book on rocket[s]," av...


For the Love of Physics: From the End of the Rainbow to the Edge of Time - A Journey Through the Wonders of Physics
For the Love of Physics: From the End of the Rainbow to the Edge of Time - A Journey Through the Wonders of Physics
By Tantor Audio
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 74 reviews
"You have changed my life" is a common refrain in the emails Walter Lewin receives daily from fans who have been enthralled by his world-famous video lectures about the wonders of physics. "I walk with a new spring in my step and I look at life throu...


American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer
American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
Pulitzer Prize, Biography/Autobiography, 2006 National Book Critics Circle Award, Biography, 2006 J. Robert Oppenheimer is one of the iconic figures of the 20th century, a brilliant physicist who led the effort to build the atomic bomb for his coun...


Longitude
Longitude
By Unknown
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 118 reviews


Ticker: The Quest to Create an Artificial Heart
Ticker: The Quest to Create an Artificial Heart
By Random House Audio
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 115 reviews
It wasn't supposed to be this hard. If America could send a man to the moon, shouldn't the best surgeons in the world be able to build an artificial heart? In Ticker, Texas Monthly executive editor and two-time National Magazine Award winner Mim...


A Primate's Memoir: A Neuroscientists Unconventional Life Among the Baboons
A Primate's Memoir: A Neuroscientists Unconventional Life Among the Baboons
By Tantor Audio
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
"I had never planned to become a savanna baboon when I grew up; instead, I had always assumed I would become a mountain gorilla," writes Robert Sapolsky in this witty and riveting chronicle of a scientist's coming-of-age in remote Africa. An exhilar...


First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong
First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
Soon to be a major motion picture, this is the first - and only - definitive authorized account of Neil Armstrong, the man whose "one small step" changed history. When Apollo 11 touched down on the Moon's surface in 1969, the first man on the Moon ...


Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars
Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars
By Hachette Audio
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 81 reviews
The riveting true story of the women who launched America into space. 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 m...


Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!
Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
With his characteristic eyebrow-raising behavior, Richard P. Feynman once provoked the wife of a Princeton dean to remark, "Surely you're joking, Mr. Feynman!" But the many scientific and personal achievements of this Nobel Prize-winning physicist a...


Dawn of the New Everything: Encounters with Reality and Virtual Reality
Dawn of the New Everything: Encounters with Reality and Virtual Reality
By Macmillan Audio
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
In this captivating audiobook, Jaron Lanier - the father of virtual reality - explains its dazzling possibilities by reflecting on his own lifelong relationship with technology Bridging the gap between tech mania and the experience of being inside ...


The Boy Who Played with Fusion: Extreme Science, Extreme Parenting, and How to Make a Star
The Boy Who Played with Fusion: Extreme Science, Extreme Parenting, and How to Make a Star
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 66 reviews
This is the story of how an American teenager became the youngest person ever to build a working nuclear fusion reactor. By the age of nine, Taylor Wilson had mastered the science of rocket propulsion. At 11 his grandmother's cancer diagnosis drov...


Albert Einstein
Albert Einstein
By Blackstone on Brilliance Audio
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
This remarkable study is a model of what the biography of a scientist should be. Its author, a noted scientist himself, was a friend of and collaborator with Albert Einstein. On these pages, we come to know Albert Einstein as the "backward" child; th...


You're Never Weird on the Internet (Almost): A Memoir
You're Never Weird on the Internet (Almost): A Memoir
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 132 reviews
In the tradition of #Girlboss and Mindy Kaling's Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?, a funny, quirky, and inspiring memoir from online entertainment mogul, actress, and "queen of the geeks" Felicia Day about her unusual upbringing, her rise to Inte...


Reason for Hope
Reason for Hope
By Hachette Audio
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 74 reviews
Jane Goodall's destiny has been blessed with faith, resolve, and purpose. From a little girl inspired by Tarzan, she became the woman who worked alongside famed paleontologist Dr. Louis Leakey, accomplished scientific breakthroughs in Gombe, and ult...


eBoys: The First Inside Account of Venture Capitalists at Work
eBoys: The First Inside Account of Venture Capitalists at Work
By Random House Audio
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
The first inside account of life within a Silicon Valley venture capital firm, eBoys is the fascinating true story of the six tall men who backed eBay, Webvan, and other billion-dollar start-ups that are transforming the Internet and setting a new p...


iWoz: How I Invented the Personal Computer and Had Fun Along the Way
iWoz: How I Invented the Personal Computer and Had Fun Along the Way
By Tantor Audio
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 115 reviews
The mastermind behind Apple Computer sheds his low profile and steps forward to tell his story for the first time. Before cell phones that fit in the palm of your hand and slim laptops that fit snugly into briefcases, computers were like strange, a...


To Conquer the Air: The Wright Brothers and the Great Race for Flight
To Conquer the Air: The Wright Brothers and the Great Race for Flight
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
"For some years I have been afflicted with the belief that flight is possible to man. My disease has increased in severity and I feel that it will soon cost me an increased amount of money if not my life."So wrote a quiet young Ohioan in 1900, one in...


The Spark: A Mother's Story of Nurturing Genius
The Spark: A Mother's Story of Nurturing Genius
By Random House Audio
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
Kristine Barnett's son Jacob has an IQ higher than Einstein's, a photographic memory, and he taught himself calculus in two weeks. At 9 he started working on an original theory in astrophysics that experts believe may someday put him in line for a ...


Natural Disaster: I Cover Them. I Am One.
Natural Disaster: I Cover Them. I Am One.
By Brilliance Audio
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 81 reviews
Before becoming America's first-ever female network chief meteorologist or appearing on Dancing with the Stars, ABC News's Ginger Zee checked herself into a mental health hospital. Natural Disaster: I Cover Them. I Am One. is Ginger's heartbreak...



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