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    • Dispatches from Planet 3

    • Thirty-Two (Brief) Tales on the Solar System, the Milky Way, and Beyond
    • By: Marcia Bartusiak
    • Narrated by: Gabra Zackman
    • Length: 6 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The galaxy, the multiverse, and the history of astronomy are explored in this engaging compilation of cosmological "tales" by multiple award-winning science writer Marcia Bartusiak. In 32 concise and engrossing essays, the author provides a deeper understanding of the nature of the universe and those who strive to uncover its mysteries. Bartusiak shares the back stories for many momentous astronomical discoveries, including the contributions of such pioneers as Beatrice Tinsley and her groundbreaking research in galactic evolution.

    Regular price: £22.49

    • The Day We Found the Universe

    • By: Marcia Bartusiak
    • Narrated by: Erik Synnestvedt
    • Length: 10 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    From one of our most acclaimed science writers: a dramatic narrative of the discovery of the true nature and startling size of the universe, delving back past the moment of revelation to trace the decades of work--by a select group of scientists--that made it possible.

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    • Great book, spoiled by dreadful narration.

    • By Amazon Customer on 06-06-17

    Regular price: £25.09

    • Listening for Gravity Waves

    • By: Marcia Bartusiak
    • Narrated by: Jamie Renell
    • Length: 16 mins
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    The January e-mail from Syracuse University physicist Peter Saulson caught me off guard. It probably shouldn’t have, since I had been anticipating the news for 16 years, ever since I wrote Einstein’s Unfinished Symphony. The book chronicled the astrophysical community’s most cutting-edge start-up: gravity wave astronomy.

    Regular price: £1.59