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Astronomy

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    The Glass Universe: The Hidden History of the Women Who Took the Measure of the Stars

    by Dava Sobel ...
    Narrated by Laurence Bouvard ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 53 min

    AN OBSERVER BOOK OF THE YEAR‘A peerless intellectual biography. The Glass Universe shines and twinkles as brightly as the stars themselves’ The Economist#1 New York Times bestselling author Dava Sobel returns with a captivating, little-known true story of women in scienceIn the mid-nineteenth century, the Harvard College Observatory began employing women as calculators, or “human computers,” to ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Order of Time

    by Carlo Rovelli ...
    Narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 19 min

    Winner of Audiobook of the Year at The Specsavers National Book Awards 2018Penguin presents the audio edition of The Order of Time by Carlo Rovelli, read by Benedict Cumberbatch.The bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics takes us on an enchanting journey to discover the meaning of timeTime is a mystery that does not cease to puzzle us. Philosophers, artists and poets have lon... ... Read more

    $18.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Forces of Nature

    Narrated by Samuel West ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 15 min

    Sunday Times BestsellerA breathtaking and beautiful exploration of our planet, this groundbreaking book accompanies the BBC One TV series, providing the deepest answers to the simplest questions.How did life on Earth begin?What is the nature of space and time?What are the chances that we will discover life on other worlds?Forces of Nature takes you from the mid-Atlantic ridge in Iceland, the ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    New Scientist: The Origin of (almost) Everything

    from the Big Bang to Belly-button Fluff

    Unabridged

    7 hours 36 min

    DOES ANYTHING EAT WASPS meets INFORMATION IS BEAUTIFUL: A journey through life, the universe and everything.From what actually happened in the Big Bang to the accidental discovery of post-it notes, science is packed with surprising discoveries. Did you know, for instance, that if you were to get too close to a black hole it would suck you up like a noodle (it's called spaghettification), why your ... Read more

    $46.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Human Universe

    Narrated by Samuel West ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 27 min

    Top ten Sunday Times Bestseller‘Engaging, ambitious and creative’ GuardianWhere are we? Are we alone? Who are we? Why are we here? What is our future?Human Universe tackles some of the greatest questions that humans have asked to try and understand the very nature of ourselves and the Universe in which we live.Through the endless leaps of human minds, it explores the extraordinary ... ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    It's Not Rocket Science

    by Ben Miller ...
    Narrated by Ben Miller ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 25 min

    The Top Ten BestsellerBlack holes. DNA. The Large Hadron Collider. Ever had that sneaking feeling that you are missing out on some truly spectacular science?You do? Well, fear not, for help is at hand.Ben Miller was working on his Physics PhD at Cambridge when he accidentally became a comedian. But first love runs deep, and he has returned to his roots to share with you all his favourite bits of ... Read more

    $30.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Man on the Moon

    Narrated by Bronson Pinchot ...

    Unabridged

    23 hours

    On the night of July 20, 1969, our world changed forever when two Americans, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, walked on the moon. Now the greatest event of the twentieth century is magnificently retold through the eyes and ears of the people who were there. Based on the interviews with twenty-three moon voyagers, as well as those who struggled to get the program moving, journalist Andrew Chaikin ... Read more

    $49.35 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Secret Lives of Planets

    A User's Guide to the Solar System – BBC Sky At Night's Best Astronomy and Space Books of 2019

    by Paul Murdin ...
    Narrated by Philip Bird ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 38 min

    An inside guide by astronomer Paul Murdin revealing everything you need to know about the planets, their satellites and our place in the solar system.We have the impression that the solar system is perfectly regular like a clock, or a planetarium instrument. On a short timescale it is. But, seen in a longer perspective, the planets, and their satellites, have exciting lives, full of events - for ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Dr Space Junk vs The Universe

    Archaeology and the Future

    by Alice Gorman ...
    Narrated by Cat Gould ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 27 min

    Alice Gorman is a space archaeologist: she examines the artifacts of human encounters with space. These objects, left behind on Earth and in space, can be massive (dead satellites in eternal orbit) or tiny (discarded zip ties around a defunct space antenna). They can be bold (an American flag on the moon) or hopeful (messages from Earth sent into deep space). They raise interesting questions: Why ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    This Book Will Blow Your Mind

    Journeys at the Extremes of Science

    by New Scientist ...
    Narrated by David Thorpe ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 12 min

    What's the nature of reality? Does the universe ever end? What is time and does it even exist? These are the biggest imagination-stretching, brain-staggering questions in the universe - and here are their fascinating answers.From quantum weirdness to freaky cosmology (like white holes - which spew out matter instead of sucking it in), This Book Will Blow Your Mind takes you on an epic journey to ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Disordered Cosmos

    A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred

    Unabridged

    10 hours 56 min

    From a star theoretical physicist, a journey into the world of particle physics and the cosmos -- and a call for a more just practice of science.In The Disordered Cosmos, Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein shares her love for physics, from the Standard Model of Particle Physics and what lies beyond it, to the physics of melanin in skin, to the latest theories of dark matter -- all with a new spin ... Read more

    $38.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Einstein Theory of Relativity, The

    Narrated by Emma Miller ...

    Unabridged

    52 min

    When Albert Einstein published his first paper on relativity theory, it caused a stir in the physicists' community. When more and more evidence was gathered to prove the theory correct, even laymen became interested in it. Since the theory of relativity uses involved higher mathematics, it is considered notoriously difficult to grasp, and at the time it was published, it was claimed that only 12 ... Read more

    $2.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Harry Potter: A History of Magic

    An Audio Documentary

    Unabridged

    11 hours 39 min

    The history of magic is as long as time and as wide as the world. In every culture, in every age, in every place and, probably, in every heart, there is magic.Harry Potter: A History of Magic reveals some of the hidden stories behind real-world magic and explores some of J.K. Rowling's magical inventions alongside their folkloric, cultural and historical forebears.Narrator Natalie Dormer and a ... Read more

    $43.95 AUD

  • Audiobook

    The End of Everything

    (Astrophysically Speaking)

    by Katie Mack ...
    Narrated by Katie Mack, Gabra Zackman ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 21 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.We know the universe had a beginning. But what happens at the end of the story?With lively wit and wry humour, astrophysicist Katie Mack takes us on a mind-bending tour through each of the cosmos' possible finales: the Big Crunch, Heat Death, Vacuum Decay, the Big Rip and the Bounce. Guiding us through major concepts in quantum mechanics, cosmology, string theory and much ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Wild Signs and Star Paths

    'A beautifully written almanac of tricks and tips that we've lost along the way' Observer

    Narrated by Peter Noble ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 59 min

    'Beautifully written... I promise you will feel more in tune with the world around after reading only one chapter of Wild Signs and Star Paths, let alone the book in its entirety' - Royal Institute of Navigation'A beautifully written almanac of tricks and tips that we've lost along the way' - ObserverThe keys to enjoying the outdoors in an extraordinary way, one that is new and ancient.Tri... ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Future of Humanity

    Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond

    by Michio Kaku ...
    Narrated by Feodor Chin ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 22 min

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of The Future of Humanity by Michio Kaku, read by Feodor Chin.Human civilization is on the verge of spreading beyond Earth. More than a possibility, it is becoming a necessity: whether our hand is forced by climate change and resource depletion or whether future catastrophes compel us to abandon Earth, one day we will make our homes among the stars.World ... Read more

    $22.72 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Muchos mundos en uno (Many Worlds in One)

    La busqueda de otros universos (The Search for Other Universes)

    by Alex Vilenkin ...
    Narrated by Jaime Collepardo ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 18 min

    Alex Vilenkin resume en este libro, de una forma amena y accesible, la historia de las investigaciones de los últimos cincuenta años en torno al origen y la evolución del universo. Vilenkin hace hincapié en dos teorías en las que es especialmente innovador: la inflación eterna del cosmos y la existencia de múltiples universos... en alguno de los cuales tal vez ahora nos hallemos replicados, ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    HowExpert Guide to Astronomy

    101 Lessons to Learn about Astronomy, Study the Solar System, and Explore the Universe

    Narrated by John Galas ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 1 min

    If you want to learn about astronomy, then check out “HowExpert Guide to Astronomy.”Join Ryan T. Kirby, an experienced astronomer, and educator, in an exploration that will take you to the stars! In this short book, Ryan aims at teaching you everything you need to know about astronomy and stargazing from scratch! The book is divided into five sections, which are as follows:Understanding the ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Compórtate (Behave)

    La biologia que hay detras de nuestros mejores y peores comp (The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst)

    Narrated by Martin Untrojb ...

    Unabridged

    45 hours 9 min

    Un examen minucioso del comportamiento humano y una respuesta a la pregunta: ¿por qué hacemos las cosas que hacemos? Sapolsky analiza los factores en juego, desde el momento previo hasta los factores arraigados en la historia de nuestra especie y su legado evolutivo. Partiendo de una explicación neurobiológica —¿qué sucedió en el cerebro de una persona un segundo antes de que se comportara así?, ... Read more

    $59.89 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Astronomy Book

    Big Ideas Simply Explained

    by DK ...
    Narrated by Thomas Judd ...
    series Big Ideas

    Unabridged

    14 hours 38 min

    Explore the world of astronomy with over 100 of the universe's biggest ideas, narrated by Thomas Judd.The Astronomy Book is an exciting voyage of discovery through the cosmos. Venture from ancient speculations about the nature of the universe, to the mind-boggling theories of recent science, including those of Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking.Learn about the incredible histories of Halley's ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Charlies Geheimnis

    Luisa entdeckt den Mond

    Unabridged

    42 min

    Luisa verbringt die Osterferien zum ersten Mal ohne Mama und Papa bei ihren Großeltern auf dem Land. Die geben sich große Mühe, das anfängliche Heimweh ihrer Enkelin zu vertreiben. Vor allem Opa Hannes versucht alles, um Luisa aufzumuntern. Er verspricht ihr viele Ausflüge und spannende Geschichten aus der Natur, vom Nachthimmel, dem Mond und den Sternen. Als er schließlich einen alten, schäbigen ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Hubble Space Telescope, The: The History and Legacy of the World’s Most Famous Telescope

    Narrated by Colin Fluxman ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 45 min

    On April 24, 1990, the Space Shuttle Discovery lifted off from Kennedy Space Center on the Space Shuttle Program’s 35th mission, but this was no ordinary mission. In its payload bay, Discovery was carrying the Hubble Space Telescope, with the objective of putting the telescope into orbit.By the time the Hubble telescope reached orbit, it was already the world’s most famous telescope, but it was ... Read more

    $10.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Origins of the Universe

    Narrated by Edwin Newman ...
    series The Science and Discovery Series

    Unabridged

    2 hours 38 min

    The story of the cosmos—its beginning and its changes through time—has been a topic of much speculation and myth. It also has attracted intense attention from scientists. There are many questions about the universe’s size, stability, growth, and its ultimate cause. This presentation also addresses such colorful cosmic topics as red shifts, white dwarfs, black holes, super strings, and the “big ... Read more

    $14.90 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Exploring Mars

    Secrets of the Red Planet

    Narrated by Alex Boyles ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 37 min

    Our nearest planetary neighbor has been the subject of endless fascination and wide-ranging theories throughout history. Is there life on Mars? Was there ever life on Mars? What was the atmosphere like thousands or millions of years ago? From Percival Lowell, who built his own observatory so he could dedicate himself to studying the red planet, to NASA landing the car-sized Curiosity rover in 2012 ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial