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A short history of nearly everything [sound recording] / Bill Bryson.

By: Bryson, Bill.
Contributor(s): Matthews, Richard.
Material type: materialTypeLabelSoundPublisher: Santa Ana, CA : Books on Tape, p2003Edition: Library ed.Description: 15 sound discs (19 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 0736693203 :.Subject(s): Science -- Popular worksGenre/Form: Audiobooks.DDC classification: 500
Contents:
Lost in the cosmos: How to build a universe; Welcome to the solar system; Reverend Evans's universe -- Size of the earth: Measure of things; Stone-breakers; Science red in tooth and claw; Elemental matters -- New age dawns: Einstein's universe; Mighty atom; Getting the lead out; Muster Mark's quarks; Earth moves -- Dangerous planet: Bang!; Fire below; Dangerous beauty -- Life itself: Lonely planet; Into the troposphere; Bounding main; Rise of life; Small world; Life goes on; Good-bye to all that; Richness of being; Cells; Darwin's singular notion -- Road to us: Ice time; Mysterious biped; Restless ape; Good-bye.
Read by Richard Matthews.Summary: The author wrote this book so that everyone could understand and appreciate ... the wonder and accomplishments of science at a level that isn't too technical or demanding, but isn't entirely superficial either.-Introd.
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Lost in the cosmos: How to build a universe; Welcome to the solar system; Reverend Evans's universe -- Size of the earth: Measure of things; Stone-breakers; Science red in tooth and claw; Elemental matters -- New age dawns: Einstein's universe; Mighty atom; Getting the lead out; Muster Mark's quarks; Earth moves -- Dangerous planet: Bang!; Fire below; Dangerous beauty -- Life itself: Lonely planet; Into the troposphere; Bounding main; Rise of life; Small world; Life goes on; Good-bye to all that; Richness of being; Cells; Darwin's singular notion -- Road to us: Ice time; Mysterious biped; Restless ape; Good-bye.

Read by Richard Matthews.

The author wrote this book so that everyone could understand and appreciate ... the wonder and accomplishments of science at a level that isn't too technical or demanding, but isn't entirely superficial either.-Introd.

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