Knocking on Heaven's Door: How Physics and Scientific Thinking Illuminate the Universe and the Modern World (Compact Disc)
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Lisa Randall, the bestselling author of Warped Passages and one of Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World, presents an exhilarating overview of the latest ideas in physics and offers a rousing defense of the role of science in our lives.
About the Author
Lisa Randall studies theoretical particle physics and cosmology at Harvard University, where she is Frank J. Baird, Jr., Professor of Science. Her work has made her among the most cited and influential theoretical physicists today, and has been featured in Discover, the Economist, Newsweek, Scientific American, and many top ranked scientific journals. She has been one of Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People and Rolling Stone's "RS100: Agents of Change," and her first book, Warped Passages, was named a New York Times Notable Book in 2005. Lisa is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Philosophical Society, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Carrington MacDuffie has been singing and performing spoken word both in the studio and on the stage for many years. She has narrated over two hundred audiobooks and has received numerous AudioFile Earphones Awards as well as been a frequent finalist for the Audie Award. Her original audiobook of poetry and music, Many Things Invisible, was nominated for an Audie in two categories.
Praise for Knocking on Heaven's Door: How Physics and Scientific Thinking Illuminate the Universe and the Modern World…
"This volume should appeal to experts and nonexperts alike intrigued by the latest scientific advances in our understanding of the cosmos." ---Library Journal