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    • A Brief History of Time

    • From Big Bang to Black Holes
    • Written by: Stephen Hawking
    • Narrated by: John Sackville
    • Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Was there a beginning of time? Could time run backwards? Is the universe infinite, or does it have boundaries? These are just some of the questions considered in an internationally acclaimed masterpiece by one of the world's greatest thinkers. It begins by reviewing the great theories of the cosmos, from Newton to Einstein, before delving into the secrets which still lie at the heart of space and time, from the big bang to black holes, via spiral galaxies and strong theory.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Time at its best

    • By Ashish Ranjan Behera on 02-12-18

    Regular price: ₹683.00

    • Why We Sleep

    • The New Science of Sleep and Dreams
    • Written by: Matthew Walker
    • Narrated by: John Sackville
    • Length: 13 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Why can some birds sleep with only half of their brain? What really happens during REM sleep? Why do our sleep patterns change across a lifetime? Sleep is one of the most important but least understood aspects of our life, health and longevity. Until very recently, science had no answer to the question of why we sleep or what good it serves or why we suffer such devastating health consequences when it is absent. In this book, neuroscientist and sleep expert Matthew Walker charts 20 years of cutting-edge research.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very informative!

    • By Shikhar on 29-04-19

    Regular price: ₹888.00

    • Periodic Tales

    • The Curious Lives of the Elements
    • Written by: Hugh Aldersey-Williams
    • Narrated by: John Sackville
    • Length: 13 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Everything in the universe is made of them, including you. Like you, the elements have personalities, attitudes, talents, shortcomings, stories rich with meaning. Here you'll meet iron that rains from the heavens and noble gases that light the way to vice. You'll learn how lead can tell your future while zinc may one day line your coffin. You'll discover what connects the bones in your body with the Whitehouse in Washington, the glow of a streetlamp with the salt on your dinner table.

    Regular price: ₹820.00

    • Gastrophysics

    • The New Science of Eating
    • Written by: Charles Spence
    • Narrated by: John Sackville
    • Length: 10 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    How are chefs and companies planning to transform our dining experiences, and what can we learn from their cutting-edge insights to make memorable meals at home? These are just some of the ingredients of Gastrophysics, in which pioneering Oxford professor Charles Spence shows how our senses link up in the most extraordinary ways and reveals the importance of all the off-the-plate elements of a meal: the weight of cutlery, the placing on the plate, the background music and much more.

    Regular price: ₹752.00