This Explains Everything: Deep, Beautiful, and Elegant Theories of How the World Works (Compact Disc)

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By John Brockman, Michelle Ford (Narrated by), Peter Berkrot (Narrated by)
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In This Explains Everything, John Brockman, founder and publisher of, asked experts in numerous fields and disciplines to come up with their favorite explanations for everyday occurrences. Why do we recognize patterns? Is there such a thing as positive stress? Are we genetically programmed to be in conflict with each other? Those are just some of the 150 questions that the world's best scientific minds answer with elegant simplicity.With contributions from Jared Diamond, Richard Dawkins, Nassim Taleb, Brian Eno, Steven Pinker, and more, everything is explained in fun, uncomplicated terms that make the most complex concepts easy to comprehend.

About the Author

The publisher of the online science salon, John Brockman is the editor of The Universe, This Explains Everything, This Will Make You Smarter, and other volumes. He is the founder of the literary agency Brockman, Inc., and lives in New York City.

Michelle Ford is a native Brit and professional voice actor who has narrated in a wide variety of genres, including contemporary fiction, historical romance, biography, science fiction, and business. Michelle lives in New York.

A veteran of stage and screen, Peter Berkrot's career spans four decades, and his voice can be heard on television, radio, video games, and documentaries. He has been nominated for an Audie Award and has received a number of "AudioFile" Earphones Awards and starred reviews.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781452649146
ISBN-10: 1452649146
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Publication Date: February 5th, 2014
Language: English