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  • The Science of Energy

  • Resources and Power Explained
  • By: Michael E. Wysession, The Great Courses
  • Narrated by: Michael E. Wysession
  • Length: 13 hrs and 21 mins
  • Original Recording
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 151
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    5 out of 5 stars 134
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To better put into perspective the various issues surrounding energy in the 21st century, you need to understand the essential science behind how energy works. And you need a reliable source whose focus is on giving you the facts you need to form your own educated opinions.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Comprehensive picture of energy resources

  • By Eoin on 17-09-16

comprehensive at the right level

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Reviewed: 13-11-17

Great introduction to several topics related to energy. He covered major technologies, potential future tech, relation to politics, policies, human thinking.. yeah, this was broad and not too shallow. I loved some of the counterintuitive energy efficiency figures: fascinating stuff!

  • A Piece of the Sun

  • The Quest for Fusion Energy
  • By: Daniel Clery
  • Narrated by: Don Hagen
  • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
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    5 out of 5 stars 10
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
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    5 out of 5 stars 8

Our rapidly industrializing world has an insatiable hunger for energy and conventional sources are struggling to meet demand. Oil is running out, coal is damaging our climate, many nations are abandoning nuclear, yet solar, wind, and water will never be a complete replacement. The solution, says Daniel Clery in this deeply researched and revelatory book, is to be found in the original energy source: the Sun itself.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A great summary of Nuclear Fusion efforts

  • By Mehfoos on 18-06-17

A great summary of Nuclear Fusion efforts

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Reviewed: 18-06-17

History, people, political background and some personal struggles: This book is the history of fusion.