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The Resource At the edge of uncertainty, by Michael Brooks

At the edge of uncertainty, by Michael Brooks

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At the edge of uncertainty
Title
At the edge of uncertainty
Statement of responsibility
by Michael Brooks
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Contributor
Author
Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
The atom, the big bang, DNA, natural selection-- all are ideas that have revolutionized science; and all were dismissed out of hand when they first appeared. The surprises haven't stopped in recent years, and the author investigates the new wave of radical insights that are shaping the future of scientific discovery. Brooks takes us to the extreme frontiers of what we understand about the world. He journeys from the observations that might rewrite our story of how the cosmos came to be, through the novel biology behind our will to live, and on to the physiological root of consciousness. Along the way, he examines how it's time to redress the gender imbalance in clinical trials, explores how merging humans with other species might provide a solution to the shortage of organ donors, and finds out whether the universe really is like a computer or if the flow of time is a mere illusion
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
BLACP
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1970-
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Brooks, Michael
Dewey number
500
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
Q173
LC item number
.B893 2015e
Literary text for sound recordings
other
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Narrated by Sean Runnette
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Runnette, Sean
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  • Discoveries in science
  • Science
  • Science
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Label
At the edge of uncertainty, by Michael Brooks
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "11 discoveries taking science by surprise"--Container
  • Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
  • audio disc
  • computer disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
  • cd
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
1 audio disc (approximately 9 hr.)
Form of item
direct electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781481509022
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
ZMbfvy
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • sound disc
  • optical disk
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • ocn890138038
  • (OCoLC)890138038
System details
System requirements: CD/MP3 player or MP3 playback software
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
At the edge of uncertainty, by Michael Brooks
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "11 discoveries taking science by surprise"--Container
  • Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
  • audio disc
  • computer disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
  • cd
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
1 audio disc (approximately 9 hr.)
Form of item
direct electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781481509022
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
ZMbfvy
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • sound disc
  • optical disk
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • ocn890138038
  • (OCoLC)890138038
System details
System requirements: CD/MP3 player or MP3 playback software
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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