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    Atomic Accidents

    A History of Nuclear Meltdowns and Disasters; From the Ozark Mountains to Fukushima

    Narrated by Tom Weiner ...


    15 hours 54 min

    A gripping narrativeof nuclear mishaps and meltdowns around the globe, all of which have proven pivotalto the advancement of nuclear scienceFrom the moment radiation was discovered in the latenineteenth century, nuclear science has had a rich history of innovativescientific exploration and discovery, coupled with mistakes, accidents, anddownright disasters. Mahaffey, a long-time advocate of ... Read more

    $43.99 AUD

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    Atomic Adventures

    Secret Islands, Forgotten N-Rays, and Isotopic Murder—A Journey into the Wild World of Nuclear Science

    Narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright ...


    13 hours 30 min

    Whether you are a scientist or a poet, pro–nuclear energy or staunch opponent, conspiracy theorist or pragmatist, James Mahaffey’s books have served to open up the world of nuclear science like never before. With clear explanations of some of the most complex scientific endeavors in history, Mahaffey’s new book looks back at the atom’s wild, secretive past and then toward its potentially bright ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

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    The Uranium Club

    Unearthing Lost Relics of the Nazi Nuclear Program

    Narrated by Wendy Tremont King ...


    10 hours 12 min

    Tim Koeth peered into the crumpled brown paper lunch bag; inside was a surprisingly heavy black metal cube. He recognized the mysterious object instantly-he had one just like it sitting on his desk at home. It was uranium metal, taken from the nuclear reactor that Nazi scientists had tried-and failed-to build at the end of World War II. This unexpected gift, wrapped in a piece of paper inscribed ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD $5.99 AUD

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    What's Gotten Into You

    The Story of Your Body's Atoms, from the Big Bang Through Last Night's Dinner

    by Dan Levitt ...
    Narrated by Mike Chamberlain ...


    12 hours 38 min

    For readers of Bill Bryson, Neil deGrasse Tyson and Siddhartha Mukherjee, a wondrous, wildly ambitious, and vastly entertaining work of popular science that tells the awe-inspiring story of the elements that make up the human body, and how these building blocks of life travelled billions of miles and across billions of years to make us who we are.Every one of us contains a billion times more atoms ... Read more

    $49.99 AUD

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    The Quantum World

    The disturbing theory at the heart of reality

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


    4 hours 26 min

    Forget everything you thought you knew about reality.The world is a seriously bizarre place. Things can exist in two places at once and travel backwards and forwards in time. Waves and particles are one and the same, and objects change their behaviour according to whether they are being watched. This is not some alternative universe but the realm of the very small, where quantum mechanics rules. ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    Particle Panic!

    How Popular Media and Popularized Science Feed Public Fears of Particle Accelerator Experiments

    Narrated by Jennifer Jill Araya ...
    Series series The Science and Fiction Series


    8 hours 19 min

    From novels and short stories to television and film, popular media has made a cottage industry of predicting that the end of the world will be caused by particle accelerators. Rather than allay such fears, public pronouncements by particle scientists themselves often unwittingly fan the flames of hysteria.This audiobook surveys media depictions of particle accelerator physics and the perceived ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Chernobyl 01:23:40

    The Incredible True Story of the World's Worst Nuclear Disaster

    Narrated by Michael Page ...


    6 hours 24 min

    At 01:23:40 on April 26th 1986, Alexander Akimov pressed the emergency shutdown button at Chernobyl's fourth nuclear reactor. It was an act that forced the permanent evacuation of a city, killed thousands, and crippled the Soviet Union. The event spawned decades of conflicting, exaggerated, and inaccurate stories. This book, the result of five years of research, presents an accessible but ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

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    Marie Curie

    History of the Pioneer Radioactivity Researcher

    by Kelly Mass ...
    Narrated by Chris Newman ...


    48 min

    Marie Salomea Skodowska Curie was a Polish-born, naturalized-French researcher and chemist who originated radioactivity research. She was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize, the first and only woman to win it two times, and the only individual to win the Nobel Prize in 2 different clinical classifications.Her first Nobel Prize was co-won by her spouse, Pierre Curie, making them the first ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Nuclear Physics

    Narrated by Andrea Giordani ...


    38 min

    From the spectra of hydrogen to the cosmic showers, and the Gamma ray bursts, several interesting concepts of Nuclear physics are discussed in the useful notes that are dedicated to all levels of readers. Basic information purview is done keeping in mind of the beginners, as well as the intermediates. Upper undergraduate basic essentials are demonstrated too. In the first chapter all the knowledge ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    The Star Builders

    Nuclear Fusion and the Race to Power the Planet

    Narrated by Arthur Turrell ...


    7 hours 12 min

    Is it possible to build a star on earth?When asked what problem he hoped scientists will have solved by the end of the century, Professor Stephen Hawking replied 'I would like nuclear fusion to become a practical power source. It would provide an inexhaustible supply of energy, without pollution or global warming.' But what is nuclear fusion, and could it really be the answer to the climate ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    Present at the Creation

    Discovering the Higgs Boson

    by Amir D. Aczel ...
    Narrated by Byron Wagner ...


    8 hours 23 min

    The Large Hadron Collider is the biggest, and by far the most powerful, machine ever built. A project of CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, its audacious purpose is to re-create, in a 16.5-mile-long circular tunnel under the French-Swiss countryside, the immensely hot and dense conditions that existed some 13.7 billion years ago within the first trillionth of a second after the ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

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    In Our Time: 25 Concepts and Theories in the History of Physics

    A BBC Radio 4 Collection

    by Melvyn Bragg ...
    Narrated by Melvyn Bragg, Various ...
    Series series In Our Time


    15 hours 43 min

    Melvyn Bragg and guests explore the history of physics through its most important ideas and hypotheses*'*In Our Time is in a class of its own' New York TimesEclectic, erudite and entertaining, In Our Time is one of Radio 4's most successful programmes, regularly attracting an audience of over 2 million for its discussions on every subject under the sun: from oceanography to Ovid.In this special ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

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    The Pope of Physics

    Enrico Fermi and the Birth of the Atomic Age

    Narrated by Tim Campbell ...


    10 hours 39 min

    Enrico Fermi is unquestionably among the greats of the world's physicists, the most famous Italian scientist since Galileo. Called the Pope by his peers, he was regarded as infallible in his instincts and research. His discoveries changed our world; they led to weapons of mass destruction and conversely to life-saving medical interventions. This unassuming man struggled with issues relevant today, ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    A Piece of the Sun

    The Quest for Fusion Energy

    by Daniel Clery ...
    Narrated by Don Hagen ...


    10 hours 11 min

    Our rapidly industrializing world has an insatiable hunger for energy and conventional sources are struggling to meet demand. Oil is running out, coal is damaging our climate, many nations are abandoning nuclear, yet solar, wind, and water will never be a complete replacement. The solution, says Daniel Clery in this deeply researched and revelatory audiobook, is to be found in the original energy ... Read more

    $51.99 AUD

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    A Map of the Invisible

    Journeys into Particle Physics

    Narrated by Wayne Forester ...


    6 hours 34 min

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of A Map of the Invisible by Jon Butterworth, read by Wayne Forester.'A magnificent, compelling and insightful voyage to the frontier of knowledge from a great writer with a deep understanding.' Brian CoxWhat is the universe really made of? How do we know? Follow the map of the invisible to find out...Over the last sixty years, scientists around the ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

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    In Oceans Deep

    Courage, Innovation, and Adventure Beneath the Waves

    by Bill Streever ...
    Narrated by Jay Snyder ...


    9 hours 3 min

    In this masterful account in the spirit of Bill Bryson and Ian Frazier, a longtime deep-sea diver masterfully weaves together the science and history of Earth's last remaining frontier: the sea.In an age of unprecedented exploration and innovation, our oceans remain largely unknown, and endlessly fascinating: full of mystery, danger, beauty, and inspiration. In Oceans Deepcelebrates the daring ... Read more

    $41.99 AUD

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    The Treachery and Pursuit of the Most Dangerous Spy in History

    by Frank Close ...
    Narrated by Anthony Howell ...


    20 hours 56 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.'Trinity' was the codename for the test explosion of the atomic bomb in New Mexico on 16 July 1945. This exceptional book - Trinity - tells the story of the bomb's metaphorical father, Rudolf Peierls; his intellectual son, the atomic spy, Klaus Fuchs, and the ghosts of the security services in Britain, the USA and USSR.Against the background of pre-war Nazi Germany, the ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

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    Summary: American Prometheus

    The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer by Kai Bird & Martin J. Sherwin: Key Takeaways, Summary & Analysis Included

    by Brooks Bryant ...
    Narrated by Willis Merz ...


    1 hour

    Disclaimer: This is not the official book, but a summary & it does not accompany the official.Journey into the intricate life of a genius, the making of the atomic bomb, and the drama of the Cold War. 'American Prometheus' unravels the gripping story of J. Robert Oppenheimer — a man heralded for his monumental contribution to the Manhattan Project, only to face a dramatic fall from grace during ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Worldwide Effects of Nuclear War

    Narrated by Mia Walson ...


    54 min

    This is a concise yet thorough explanation of what might happen to our world in the aftermath of a nuclear war. The myriad of potential effects will be global and wide-spread. ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Smoke & Mirrors

    How Hype Obscures the Future and How to See Past It

    by Gemma Milne ...
    Narrated by Gemma Milne ...


    10 hours 6 min

    'Stop following the news until you've read Gemma Milne's persuasive analysis of the hype and bullshit that distort our understanding of emerging science. As she shows, the starting point to grasping the genuine opportunities of AI, life sciences and climate tech is a healthy dose of critical thinking'David Rowan, founding editor of WIRED UK and author of Non-Bullshit Innovation: Radical Ideas from ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    Report on the accident at Windscale No. 1 Pile on 10 October 1957

    The Penney Report


    1 hour

    A serious fire developed in the core of a nuclear reactor at Windscale Works, Sellafield, northwest England, which led to the release of significant quantities of radioactive material into the environment during 10–11th October, 1957. In 1957, Windscale Works was operated by the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA), and on 15th October it was announced by the Chairman of the UKAEA that a ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Atoms and Ashes

    From Bikini Atoll to Fukushima

    by Serhii Plokhy ...
    Narrated by Leighton Pugh ...


    12 hours 8 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.In 2011, a 43-foot-high tsunami crashed into a nuclear power plant in Fukushima, Japan. In the following days, explosions would rip buildings apart, three reactors would go into nuclear meltdown, and the surrounding area would be swamped in radioactive water. It is now considered one of the costliest nuclear disasters ever. But Fukushima was not the first, and it was not ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    Uranium Wars

    The Scientific Rivalry that Created the Nuclear Age

    by Amir D. Aczel ...
    Narrated by Eric Conger ...
    Series series MacSci


    8 hours

    Uranium, a nondescript element when found in nature, in the past century has become more sought after than gold. Its nucleus is so heavy that it is highly unstable and radioactive. If broken apart, it unleashes the tremendous power within the atom—the most controversial type of energy ever discovered.Set against the darkening shadow of World War II, Amir D. Aczel's suspenseful account tells the ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

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    What It Is, What You Need to Know

    Narrated by Robert Fass ...


    7 hours 27 min

    The essential guide to radiation: the good, the bad, and the utterly fascinating, explained with unprecedented clarity.Earth, born in a nuclear explosion, is a radioactive planet; without radiation, life would not exist. And while radiation can be dangerous, it is also deeply misunderstood and often mistakenly feared. Now Robert Peter Gale, M.D,—the doctor to whom concerned governments turned in ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD