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    • Quantum Space

    • Loop Quantum Gravity and the Search for the Structure of Space, Time, and the Universe
    • By: Jim Baggott
    • Narrated by: Nigel Patterson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Today we are blessed with two extraordinarily successful theories of physics. The first is Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity, which describes the large-scale behavior of matter in a curved spacetime. The second is quantum mechanics. This theory describes the properties and behavior of matter and radiation at their smallest scales.

    • Loop Quantum Gravity and the Search for the Structure of Space, Time, and the Universe
    • By: Jim Baggott
    • Narrated by: Nigel Patterson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
    • Release date: 24-07-2019
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    Non-member price: $29.24

    • The Quantum Story

    • A History in 40 Moments
    • By: Jim Baggott
    • Narrated by: Mike Pollock
    • Length: 15 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Utterly beautiful. Profoundly disconcerting. Quantum theory is quite simply the most successful account of the physical universe ever devised. Its concepts underpin much of the 21st-century technology that we now take for granted. But at the same time it has completely undermined our ability to make sense of the world at its most fundamental level.

    Non-member price: $28.87

    • Farewell to Reality

    • How Modern Physics Has Betrayed the Search for Scientific Truth
    • By: Jim Baggott
    • Narrated by: Philip Rose
    • Length: 13 hrs and 10 mins
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    In this stunning new volume, Jim Baggott argues that there is no observational or experimental evidence for many of the ideas of modern theoretical physics: Super-symmetric particles, super strings, the multiverse, the holographic principle, or the anthropic cosmological principle. These theories are not only untrue; they are not even science. They are fairy-tale physics: Fantastical, bizarre and often outrageous, perhaps even confidence-trickery. This book provides a much-needed antidote.

    Non-member price: $36.20

    • Higgs

    • The Invention and Discovery of the 'God Particle'
    • By: Jim Baggott, Steven Weinberg - foreword
    • Narrated by: Julian Elfer
    • Length: 5 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The hunt for the Higgs particle has involved the biggest, most expensive experiment ever. So exactly what is this particle? Why does it matter so much? What does it tell us about the universe? Was finding it really worth all the effort? The short answer is yes. The Higgs field is proposed as the way in which particles gain mass - a fundamental property of matter. It's the strongest indicator yet that the Standard Model of physics really does reflect the basic building blocks of our universe. Little wonder the hunt and discovery of this new particle produced such intense media interest.

    Non-member price: $24.37

    • Origins

    • The Scientific Story of Creation
    • By: Jim Baggott
    • Narrated by: Neil Scott-Barbour
    • Length: 16 hrs and 47 mins
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    What is the nature of the material world? How does it work? What is the universe and how was it formed? What is life? Where do we come from and how did we evolve? How and why do we think? What does it mean to be human? How do we know? There are many different versions of our creation story. This book tells the version according to modern science. It is a unique account, starting at the Big Bang and travelling right up to the emergence of humans as conscious intelligent beings, 13.8 billion years later.

    Non-member price: $43.87