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Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

by Carlo Rovelli Author · Carlo Rovelli Narrator

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The New York Times bestseller from the author of The Order of Time and Reality Is Not What It Seems
"One of the year's most entrancing books about science."—The Wall Street Journal
"Clear, elegant...a whirlwind tour of some of the biggest ideas in physics."The New York Times Book Review


This playful, entertaining, and mind-bending introduction to modern physics briskly explains Einstein's general relativity, quantum mechanics, elementary particles, gravity, black holes, the complex architecture of the universe, and the role humans play in this weird and wonderful world. Carlo Rovelli, a renowned theoretical physicist, is a delightfully poetic and philosophical scientific guide. He takes us to the frontiers of our knowledge: to the most minute reaches of the fabric of space, back to the origins of the cosmos, and into the workings of our minds. The book celebrates the joy of discovery. "Here, on the edge of what we know, in contact with the ocean of the unknown, shines the mystery and the beauty of the world," Rovelli writes. "And it's breathtaking."

Publication Details

Publisher:
Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group
Imprint:
Penguin Audio
Edition:
Unabridged
Publication Date:
2016
Available in:
United States, Canada, South Korea, Denmark, Russian Federation

Format

  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook 48.4 MB
  • OverDrive Listen 48.4 MB

Carlo Rovelli (Author)

Carlo Rovelli, an Italian theoretical physicist, is the head of the quantum gravity group at the Centre de Physique Théorique of Aix-Marseille Université. He is one of the founders of the loop quantum gravity theory. Rovelli lives in Marseille, Fr...

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Carlo Rovelli (Narrator)

Carlo Rovelli, an Italian theoretical physicist, is the head of the quantum gravity group at the Centre de Physique Théorique of Aix-Marseille Université. He is one of the founders of the loop quantum gravity theory. Rovelli lives in Marseille, Fr...

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Seven Brief Lessons on Physics
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