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    • A Most Elegant Equation

    • Euler’s Formula and the Beauty of Mathematics
    • By: David Stipp
    • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
    • Length: 5 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Bertrand Russell wrote that mathematics can exalt "as surely as poetry". This is especially true of one equation: ei(pi) + 1 = 0, the brainchild of Leonhard Euler, the Mozart of mathematics. More than two centuries after Euler's death, it is still regarded as a conceptual diamond of unsurpassed beauty. Called Euler's identity, or God's equation, it includes just five numbers but represents an astonishing revelation of hidden connections.

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    Non-member price: $30.74

    • Scientific American

    • A New Path to Longevity
    • By: David Stipp
    • Narrated by: Mark Moran
    • Length: 29 mins
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    David Stipp, a Boston science writer who has focused on gerontology since the late 1990s, writes about how researchers have uncovered an ancient mechanism that decelerates aging.

    Non-member price: $2.13