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Physical & Theoretical

If you like Physical & Theoretical Audiobooks, then you'll love these top picks.
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    The Zoologist's Guide to the Galaxy

    What Animals on Earth Reveal about Aliens – and Ourselves

    Narrated by Samuel West ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 13 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.We are unprepared for the greatest discovery of modern science. Scientists are confident that there is alien life across the universe yet we have not moved beyond our perception of 'aliens' as Hollywood stereotypes. The time has come to abandon our fixation on alien monsters and place our expectations on solid scientific footing.Using his own expert understanding of life ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Periodic Tales

    The Curious Lives of the Elements

    Narrated by John Sackville ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 34 min

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Periodic Tales by Hugh Aldersey-Williams, read by John Sackville.Everything in the universe is made of them, including you.Like you, the elements have personalities, attitudes, talents, shortcomings, stories rich with meaning.Here you'll meet iron that rains from the heavens and noble gases that light the way to vice. You'll learn how lead can tell your ... Read more

    $22.72 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    How To

    Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems from Randall Munroe of xkcd

    Narrated by Wil Wheaton ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 15 min

    The world's most entertaining and useless self-help guide, from the brilliant mind behind the wildly popular webcomic xkcd and the million-selling*What If?* and Thing Explainer.For any task you might want to do, there's a right way, a wrong way, and a way so monumentally bad that no one would ever try it. How To is a guide to the third kind of approach. It's full of highly impractical advice for ... Read more

    $37.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Block by Block

    The Historical and Theoretical Foundations of Thermodynamics

    Narrated by Paul Heitsch ...

    Unabridged

    33 hours 47 min

    At the heart of many fields-physics, chemistry, engineering-lies thermodynamics. While this science plays a critical role in determining the boundary between what is and is not possible in the natural world, it occurs to many as an indecipherable black box, thus making the subject a challenge to learn. Two obstacles contribute to this situation, the first being the disconnect between the ... Read more

    $52.40 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    What If?

    Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions

    Narrated by Wil Wheaton ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 37 min

    From the creator of the wildly popular xkcd, What If? gives hilarious and informative answers to important questions you probably never thought to ask.Millions visit xkcd.com each week to read Randall Munroe's iconic webcomic. Fans ask him a lot of strange questions. How fast can you hit a speed bump, driving, and live? When (if ever) did the sun go down on the British Empire? When will Facebook ... Read more

    $30.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    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

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    The Element in the Room

    Science-y Stuff Staring You in the Face

    Narrated by Helen Arney, Steve Mould ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 26 min

    'They make science fun and understandable which is a great combo.' Sandi Toksvig'These nerds are the real deal.' Ben Goldacre, author of BAD SCIENCEWhy is it impossible to spin your right foot clockwise while you draw a 6 with your right hand?Can you extract DNA from a strawberry daiquiri?Would you make love like a praying mantis?Should yo... ... Read more

    $30.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    De sa det ikke ku ske

    by Henrik Nilaus ...
    Narrated by Jens-Jørgen Kofod ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 31 min

    "Efter pausen var Birgitte den første, der spurgte: "Hvor stor er risikoen for, at der kan ske noget på et A-kraftværk, f.eks. Barsebäck?""Det er der ingen der ved," svarede Jørgen. ‘Vi ved bare, at der tit sker småuheld. Det er, når flere småuheld indtræffer samtidigt, at den helt store ulykke kan ske. Den kan ske i morgen, eller den kan ske om tusinde år. Problemet er at ulykken kan ske.""18 ... Read more

    $10.49 AUD

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    It's Elemental

    The Hidden Chemistry in Everything

    Narrated by Kate Biberdorf ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 11 min

    In this fresh and engaging guide to chemistry, Dr. Kate Biberdorf, aka "Kate the Chemist," reveals the fascinating science we experience every dayHave you ever wondered what makes dough rise? Or how your morning coffee gives you that energy boost? Or why your shampoo is making your hair look greasy? The answer is chemistry. From the moment we wake up until the time we go to sleep (and even while ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial