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Author Viskontas, Indre.

Title 12 essential scientific concepts [sound recording] / Indre Viskontas.

Publication Info. Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., [2014]
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 Naper Blvd. Adult Great Courses  509 VIS    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Great Courses  509 VIS    AVAILABLE
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Description 12 sound discs (approximately 12 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (vi, 173 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
Series Great courses. Science & mathematics. General science
Great courses (Compact disc)
Note Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Contains 24 lectures; each lecture is approximately 30 min.
Course number 1126.
Bibliography Bibliographic references in course guidebook.
Contents Disc 1: The miracle of life -- The organization of life -- disc 2: Evolution: the tireless tinkerer -- Other mechanisms of evolution -- disc 3: DNA and heritability -- Epigenetics, mutations, and gene insertion -- disc 4: The illusion of coherence: how we see -- Acoustic perception deconstructed -- disc 5: Our changing brain -- Plasticity, brain training, and beyond -- disc 6: Magnetism and its magic -- Electrical forces, fields, and circuits -- disc 7: Thermodynamics: heat, energy, and work -- Metabolism: energy in the cell -- disc 8: Fluid mechanics: pressure, buoyancy, flow -- Navigation and propulsion in fluids -- disc 9: The Big Bang that didn't -- The four forces of nature -- disc 10: The elements of everything -- Looks like a particle, acts like a wave -- disc 11: Quanta, uncertainty, and a cat -- String theory, membranes, and the multiverse -- disc 12: Emergence: simple rules, complex systems -- Order out of chaos.
Performer Lecturer: Professor Indre Viskontas, University of California, San Francisco.
Subject Science -- History -- Sound recordings.
Discoveries in science -- Sound recordings.
Genre Audiobooks.
Added Author Teaching Company.
Added Title Twelve essential scientific concepts
ISBN 9781629970400
Music No. 1126 Teaching Company
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