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    A Short History of Nearly Everything

    by Bill Bryson ...
    Narrated by Bill Bryson ...
    series Bryson #5

    Abridged

    5 hours 47 min

    A Short History of Nearly Everything is Bill Bryson's quest to find out everything that has happened from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization - how we got from there, being nothing at all, to here, being us.His challenge is to take subjects that normally bore the pants off most of us, and see if there isn't some way to render them comprehensible to people who have never thought they could be ... Read more

    $17.04 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Earth in Upheaval

    Narrated by Jamie Renell ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 7 min

    In this epochal book, Immanuel Velikovsky, one of the great scientists of modern times, puts the complete histories of our Earth and of humanity on a new basis. He presents the results of his ten-year-long interdisciplinary research in an easily understandable, even entertaining manner. Inspite-or even because-of the disgraceful hostility, provoked by his theories, this book keeps being of ardent ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    T. Rex and the Crater of Doom

    Narrated by Joel Richards ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 31 min

    Sixty-five million years ago, a comet or asteroid larger than Mount Everest slammed into the Earth, inducing an explosion equivalent to the detonation of a hundred million hydrogen bombs. Vaporized detritus blasted through the atmosphere upon impact, falling back to Earth around the globe. Disastrous environmental consequences ensued: a giant tsunami, continent-scale wildfires, darkness, and cold, ... Read more

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    Age of Reptiles, The: The History and Legacy of the Mesozoic Era and the Dinosaurs

    Unabridged

    3 hours 27 min

    Beginning in the Triassic but especially in the Jurassic period, reptiles came to dominate the oceans, the land and even the skies. There has never been anything else quite like this period in terms of the success of a particular type of creature. For almost two hundred million years, reptiles were the only significant creatures on Earth. They were so successful and so diverse that they evolved to ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Jurassic Period, The: The History and Legacy of the Geologic Era Most Associated with Dinosaurs

    Unabridged

    1 hour 48 min

    The early history of our planet covers such vast stretches of time that years, centuries and even millennia become virtually meaningless. Instead paleontologists and scientists who study geochronology divide time into periods and eras. The current view of science is that planet Earth is around 4.6 billion years old. The first four billion years of its development are known as the Precambrian ... Read more

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    Triassic Period, The: The History and Legacy of the Geologic Era that Witnessed the Rise of Dinosaurs

    Unabridged

    1 hour 11 min

    Scientists have long attempted to understand Earth’s past, and in service to that effort, they have divided the world’s history into eons, eras, periods, epochs and ages. For example, the current eon is called the Phanerozoic, which means “visible life.” This is the eon in which multi-cellular life has evolved and thrived. Before this, life was microscopic (single cell).The Phanerozoic eon is ... Read more

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    Fire and Brimstone: The North Butte Mining Disaster of 1917

    by Michael Punke ...
    Narrated by William Roberts ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 38 min

    From the #1 international bestselling author of The Revenant – the book that inspired the award-winning movie – comes the remarkable true story of the worst mining disaster in American history.In 1917, the lives of a company of miners changed forever when the underground labyrinth of tunnels in which they worked burst into flames. Within an hour, more than four hundred men would be locked in a ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Atlas of a Lost World

    Travels in Ice Age America

    by Craig Childs ...
    Narrated by Craig Childs ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 11 min

    From the author of Apocalyptic Planet comes a vivid travelogue through prehistory, that traces the arrival of the first people in North America at least twenty thousand years ago and the artifacts that tell of their lives and fates.In Atlas of a Lost World, Craig Childs upends our notions of where these people came from and who they were. How they got here, persevered, and ultimately thrived is a ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Footprints

    by David Farrier ...
    Narrated by Mike Grady ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 25 min

    A profound meditation on climate change and the Anthropocene and an urgent search for the fossils—industrial, chemical, geological—that humans are leaving behindA Times Book of the Year • A Daily Telegraph Book of the YearWhat will the world look like ten thousand or ten million years from now?In Footprints, David Farrier explores what traces we will leave for the very deep future. From long-lived ... Read more

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    Geology

    A Very Short Introduction

    Narrated by Eric Jason Martin ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 15 min

    In this Very Short Introduction Jan Zalasiewicz gives a brief introduction to the fascinating field of geology. Describing how the science developed from its early beginnings, he looks at some of the key discoveries that have transformed it, before delving into its various subfields, such as sedimentology, tectonics, and stratigraphy. Analyzing the geological foundations of the Earth, Zalasiewicz ... Read more

    $19.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Geophysics

    A Very Short Introduction

    Narrated by Patrick Lawlor ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 25 min

    In this Very Short Introduction, William Lowrie describes the internal and external processes that affect the planet, as well as the principles and methods of geophysics used to investigate them. He explains how analysis of the seismic waves produced in earthquakes reveals the internal structure of the Earth. Geophysicists have established that the greatest source of energy powering geological ... Read more

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    Journey to the Centre of the Earth

    by Jules Verne ...
    Narrated by Michael Ward ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 38 min

    This timeless classic of Jules Verne, depicts the tale of Axel Liedenbrock and his impatient and irascible uncle The Professor as they attempt a journey to the very centre of the Earth. After the Professor finds a coded message by the obscure Icelandic Savant Arne Saknussemm detailing how to attain passage to the very centre of the globe, he cannot but immiediately begin a journey to Iceland to ... Read more

    $29.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    This is Planet Earth

    Your ultimate guide to the world we call home

    by New Scientist ...
    Narrated by Mark Elstob ...
    series New Scientist Instant Expert

    Unabridged

    6 hours 19 min

    This Is Planet Earth is dedicated to the wonders of Planet Earth, the most amazing place in the known Universe.The ancient Greeks called it Gaia; the Romans Terra. We know it simply as Earth, the planet we call home. And what a planet it is.Formed around 4.6 billion years ago from the debris of the big bang and long-dead stars, at first it was nothing special, but somehow it evolved to become the ... Read more

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    Summary, Analysis, and Review of Kathryn Miles' Quakeland

    Narrated by Michael Gilboe ...
    series Start Publishing Notes

    Unabridged

    27 min

    Summary, Analysis, and Review of Kathryn Miles' Quakeland PLEASE NOTE: This is a key takeaways and analysis of the book and NOT the original book. Start Publishing Notes' Summary, Analysis, and Review of Kathryn Miles' Quakeland: On the Road to America's Next Devastating Earthquake includes a summary of the book, a review, analysis & key takeaways, and a detailed About the Author section. PREVIEW: ... Read more

    $22.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Assembling California

    by John McPhee ...
    Narrated by Nelson Runger ...
    series From Annals of the Former World #4

    Unabridged

    9 hours 49 min

    Thirty years ago, the theory that continents are comprised of drifting plates-plate tectonics-evoked more scorn than serious research. Today, this revolutionary theory continues to dazzle and challenge geologists and laymen alike. Assembling California explores an area uniquely demonstrative of the plate tectonic theory: California, which according to "tectonicists," is breaking apart at its seams ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Einstein’s Fridge: The Science of Fire, Ice and the Universe

    by Paul Sen ...
    Narrated by Malk Williams ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 4 min

    ‘Hugely readable and entertaining’ JIM AL-KHALILI‘an accessible and crystal-clear portrait of this discipline’s breadth, largely told through its history’ PHIL BALL, PHYSICS WORLDEinstein’s Fridge tells the story of how scientists uncovered the least known and yet most consequential of all the sciences, and learned to harness the power of heat and ice.The laws of thermodynamics govern everything ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Timefulness

    How Thinking Like a Geologist Can Help Save the World

    Narrated by Tanya Eby ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 44 min

    Few of us have any conception of the enormous timescales in our planet's long history, and this narrow perspective underlies many of the environmental problems we are creating for ourselves. The passage of nine days, which is how long a drop of water typically stays in Earth's atmosphere, is something we can easily grasp. But spans of hundreds of years-the time a molecule of carbon dioxide resides ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Hidden Life of Ice

    Dispatches from a Disappearing World

    Unabridged

    3 hours 58 min

    A pioneering researcher's illuminating account of Arctic ice-its secret history and dire future Barely inhabited, the Arctic is an alien world to most of us. It also holds critical clues about the future of our planet. In The Hidden Life of Ice, Marco Tedesco invites us to Greenland, where he and his fellow scientists are doggedly researching the dramatic changes afoot. Following the arc of his ... Read more

    $23.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Earth

    A Very Short Introduction

    Narrated by Diane Cardea ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 7 min

    Around thirty years ago, two things happened that were to revolutionize the understanding of our home planet. First, geologists realized that the continents themselves were drifting across the surface of the globe and that oceans were being created and destroyed. Secondly, pictures of the entire planet were returned from space. Suddenly, the Earth began to be viewed as a single entity; a dynamic, ... Read more

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    If the Universe Is Teeming with Aliens … Where Is Everybody? Second Edition

    Seventy-Five Solutions to the Fermi Paradox and the Problem of Extraterrestrial Life

    by Stephen Webb ...
    Narrated by Dan Woren ...
    series The Science and Fiction Series

    Unabridged

    16 hours 41 min

    Given the fact that there are perhaps 400 billion stars in our galaxy alone, and perhaps 400 billion galaxies in the universe, it stands to reason that somewhere out there, in the fourteen-billion-year-old cosmos, there is or once was a civilization at least as advanced as our own. The sheer enormity of the numbers almost demands that we accept the truth of this hypothesis. Why, then, have we ... Read more

    $37.37 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Meaning of Surah 99 Az-Zalzalah (The Earthquake) From Holy Quran Bilingual Edition English Spanish

    Unabridged

    9 min

    The Meaning of Surah 99 Az-Zalzalah (The Earthquake) From Holy Quran Bilingual Edition In English and Spanish Languange.Surah Al-Zalzalah (The Earthuake") is the 99th chapter (surah) of The Holy Qur'an, composed of 8 verses (ayat). Though it is usually classified as a Medinan surah, the period under which the surah was revealed is not unanimously agreed upon by Qur'anic exegetes.The surah begins ... Read more

    $10.48 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    A World Without Soil

    The Past, Present, and Precarious Future of the Earth Beneath Our Feet

    by Jo Handelsman ...
    Narrated by Rosemary Benson ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 34 min

    A scientist's manifesto addressing a soil loss crisis accelerated by poor conservation practices and climate change This book by celebrated biologist Jo Handelsman lays bare the complex connections among climate change, soil erosion, food and water security, and drug discovery. Humans depend on soil for 95 percent of global food production, yet let it erode at unsustainable rates. In the United ... Read more

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  • Audiobook

    Lost in My Own Backyard

    A Walk in Yellowstone National Park

    by Tim Cahill ...
    Narrated by Michael Prichard ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 53 min

    “Let’s get lost together . . . ”Lost in My Own Backyard brings acclaimed author Tim Cahill together with one of his—and America’s—favorite destinations: Yellowstone, the world’s first national park. Cahill has been “puttering around in the park” for a quarter of a century, slowly covering its vast scope and exploring its remote backwoods. So does this mean that he knows what he’s doing? Hardly. “I ... Read more

    $14.90 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Meteorite

    The Stones From Outer Space That Made Our World

    by Tim Gregory ...
    Narrated by Tim Gregory ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 22 min

    'Drawing on his deep technical education and boundless curiosity, Tim Gregory brings a childlike wonder of discovery to everything he sees. He shows an uncanny ability to swiftly understand, to clearly explain, and to be joyful in the process. His scientific delight is contagious' Chris HadfieldEvery rock has a story tell, and none more so than those which have fallen from the sky: meteorites. ... Read more

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