The Resource A Sense of the Mysterious, Alan Lightman, (electronic resource)

A Sense of the Mysterious, Alan Lightman, (electronic resource)

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A Sense of the Mysterious
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A Sense of the Mysterious
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Alan Lightman
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eng
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From the bestselling author of Einstein's Dreams comes this lyrical and insightful collection of science writing that delves into the mysteries of the scientific process-physics, astronomy, mathamatics-and exposes its beauty and intrigue. In these brilliant essays, Lightman explores the emotional life of science, the power of imagination, the creative moment, and the alternate ways in which scientists and humanists think about the world. Along the way, he provides in-depth portraits of some of the great geniuses of our time, including Albert Einstein, Richard Feynman, Edward Teller, and astronomer Vera Rubin. Thoughtful, beautifully written, and wonderfully original, A Sense of the Mysterious confirms Alan Lightman's unique position at the crossroads of science and art
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A Sense of the Mysterious, Alan Lightman, (electronic resource)
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Label
A Sense of the Mysterious, Alan Lightman, (electronic resource)
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http://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BHAAAAA2l/products/0c5a7afb-81fe-486e-946f-5ba28c8dc21c
Publication
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digital storage
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not applicable
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stereophonic
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
online
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not applicable
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sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Stock number
0C5A7AFB-81FE-486E-946F-5BA28C8DC21C
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OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
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