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Format:
Audio disc
Title:
A short history of nearly everything
Author:
ISBN:
9780739302941

9780525492139
Edition:
Abridged.
Publication Information:
New York : Random House Audio, ℗2003.
Physical Description:
5 audio discs (6 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note:
Compact discs.
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; The stuff of life -- Road to us: Ice time; Mysterious biped; Restless ape; Good-bye.
Summary:
Bill Bryson shares with readers his quest to try and gain a greater understanding of science's most mindboggling questions and theories, including the Big Bang theory. His sometimes humorous account of his travels creates one entertaining scientific tale.
Subject(s):
Science -- Popular works.
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