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  1. Understanding the Quantum World Sale

    Understanding the Quantum World

    Erica W. Carlson
    4.3 out of 5
    79% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Quantum theory baffles even physicists, but it also gives them unprecedented insight into nature—and it can do the same for you, once you understand the fundamentals. Open your mind and broaden your scientific horizons with this 24-lecture course on the quantum world.
  2. The Theory of Everything: The Quest to Explain All Reality Sale

    The Theory of Everything: The Quest to Explain All Reality

    Don Lincoln
    4.5 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (202)
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    Taught by noted physicist Dr. Don Lincoln of the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, this course follows the search for a theory that explains all physical reality—a theory of everything. Dr. Lincoln covers recent developments in particle physics and cosmology, plus the background needed to appreciate the centuries-long search for this holy grail of science. Only high-school-level math is used.
  3. Understanding Modern Electronics Sale

    Understanding Modern Electronics

    Richard Wolfson
    4.5 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (146)
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    Electronic devices are fundamental to our global economy, improve our lives immeasurably, and underlie virtually every aspect of modern life. Yet very few of us have any idea of how electronic devices actually work. In fact, these increasingly complex devices operate on a few basic principles that are both fascinating and easy to understand. Now, in 24 clear and accessible lectures, award-winning Professor of...
  4. Foundations of Organic Chemistry Sale

    Foundations of Organic Chemistry

    Ron B. Davis Jr.
    4.6 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (99)
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    Every living thing on Earth uses carbon as a basic building block. Yet organic chemistry—the study of carbon-containing matter—is feared by many interested learners. Making this field relevant and graspable is the forte of Professor Davis. Combining years of classroom and lab experience, he’s crafted vibrantly illustrated lectures designed for everyone seeking to understand this challenging, fascinating...
  5. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology: How Life Works Sale

    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology: How Life Works

    Kevin Ahern
    4.8 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (78)
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    Taught by Professor Kevin Ahern of Oregon State University, this course covers the essential topics of a first-semester college course in biochemistry and molecular biology, introducing amino acids, proteins, enzymes, genes, and dealing with the intricate workings of living cells. A background in high school-level chemistry is helpful.
  6. Quantum Mechanics: The Physics of the Microscopic World

    Quantum Mechanics: The Physics of the Microscopic World

    Benjamin Schumacher
    4.2 out of 5
    77% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (122)
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    Quantum mechanics gives us a picture of the world so radically counterintuitive that it has changed our perspective on reality itself. In Quantum Mechanics: The Physics of the Microscopic World, award-winning Professor Benjamin Schumacher gives you the logical tools to grasp the paradoxes and astonishing insights of this field. Designed specifically for nonscientists, these 24 lectures reveal breathtaking...
  7. Introduction to Astrophysics Sale

    Introduction to Astrophysics

    Joshua Winn
    4.6 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (112)
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    Taught by Professor Joshua Winn of Princeton University, this course takes you step by step through the major calculations of astrophysics, including Newton’s law of gravity, a black hole’s event horizon, the ignition temperature of a star, and many more. Knowledge of first-year college physics and math is assumed, but Dr. Winn—an award-winning teacher—makes the course rewarding for anyone curious about the...
  8. Experiencing Hubble: Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe

    Experiencing Hubble: Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe

    David M. Meyer
    4.8 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (228)
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    Marvel at a carefully selected sampling of the Hubble Space Telescope's landmark images in Experiencing Hubble: Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe. This visual feast of a course features many of the greatest discoveries in astronomy during Hubble's first two decades. Your guide is award-winning Professor David M. Meyer, whose 12 lectures use breathtaking imagery to reveal the fundamental concepts and...
  9. The Higgs Boson and Beyond

    The Higgs Boson and Beyond

    Sean Carroll
    4.6 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (204)
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    The discovery of the Higgs boson is a triumph of modern physics. The hunt for the Higgs was the subject of wide media attention due to the cost of the project, the complexity of the experiment, and the importance of its result. In this 12-lecture masterpiece of scientific reporting, you’ll learn how the discovery of the Higgs boson validates and deepens our understanding of the universe.
  10. Understanding the Misconceptions of Science Sale

    Understanding the Misconceptions of Science

    Don Lincoln
    4.2 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (53)
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    In Understanding the Misconceptions of Science, join Professor Don Lincoln, a Senior Scientist at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, on a 24-lecture exploration of shocking truths about some of science’s most well-known—and often controversial—concepts, including the physics of flight, black holes, quantum mechanics, evolution, and even the possibility of extraterrestrial life.
  11. Black Holes, Tides, and Curved Spacetime: Understanding Gravity

    Black Holes, Tides, and Curved Spacetime: Understanding Gravity

    Benjamin Schumacher
    4.8 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (100)
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    The force of gravity rules the universe, yet it is one of the least understood of all the forces of nature. The study of gravity helped spark the Scientific Revolution in the 17th century, and it continues to be at the forefront of physics today. Now, in Black Holes, Tides, and Curved Spacetime: Understanding Gravity, plunge into this compelling subject in 24 intensively illustrated lectures, presented by...
  12. Skywatching: Seeing and Understanding Cosmic Wonders Sale

    Skywatching: Seeing and Understanding Cosmic Wonders

    Alex Filippenko
    4.9 out of 5
    97% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (48)
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    Get an unparalleled visual guide to nature's most mysterious and beautiful offerings with Skywatching: Seeing and Understanding Cosmic Wonders. With these twelve 45-minute lectures, award-winning astronomer and Professor Alex Filippenko has crafted a visually stunning tour of the sky's most dazzling displays, including clouds, sunsets, stars, planets, meteors, and solar eclipses. One of our most intensively...
  13. Understanding the World's Greatest Structures: Science and Innovation from Antiquity to Modernity

    Understanding the World's Greatest Structures: Science and Innovation from Antiquity to Modernity

    Stephen Ressler
    5 out of 5
    97% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (335)
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    Experience the engineering genius that makes works such as the Giza pyramids, Brunelleschi's dome, and the Brooklyn Bridge possible with Understanding the World's Greatest Structures: Science and Innovation from Antiquity to Modernity. Delivered by award-winning Professor Stephen Ressler, these 24 lectures take you on a richly illustrated tour that deftly blends history and science to create an unforgettable survey...
  14. The Great Questions of Philosophy and Physics Sale

    The Great Questions of Philosophy and Physics

    Steven Gimbel
    4.6 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (20)
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    Dr. Steven Gimbel of Gettysburg College shows how physics and philosophy work together to reveal the true nature of the universe. Physics makes the discoveries and philosophy interprets the results. Those results have been very odd since the turn of the 20th century—with relativity, quantum theory, and Big Bang cosmology overthrowing our conventional picture of reality.
  15. Chemistry and Our Universe: How It All Works Sale

    Chemistry and Our Universe: How It All Works

    Ron B. Davis Jr.
    4.6 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (91)
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    Chemistry is the study of matter and energy at the scale of atoms and molecules. Covering a year’s worth of introductory general chemistry at the college level, plus intriguing topics that are rarely discussed in the classroom, this visually engaging and comprehensive course requires nothing more advanced than high-school math and is suitable for any science background.
  16. Understanding the Universe: An Introduction to Astronomy, 2nd Edition Sale

    Understanding the Universe: An Introduction to Astronomy, 2nd Edition

    Alex Filippenko
    4.9 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (321)
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    In 96 richly illustrated half-hour lectures you will survey the main concepts, methods, and discoveries in astronomy—from the constellations drawn by the ancients, to the latest reports from planetary probes in our Solar System and the most recent images offered by telescopes probing the farthest frontiers of space and time. While updating this course, Professor Alex Filippenko added hundreds of images,...
  17. The Inexplicable Universe: Unsolved Mysteries

    The Inexplicable Universe: Unsolved Mysteries

    Neil deGrasse Tyson
    4.5 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (156)
    Starting at $69.95 Starting at $69.95 $99.95 $69.95$99.95
    What is our latest picture of some of the most inexplicable features of the universe? What still remains to be uncovered? What are some of the next avenues of exploration for today’s chemists, physicists, biologists, and astronomers? Professor Neil deGrasse Tyson’s course The Inexplicable Universe: Unsolved Mysteries is a marvelous journey to the frontiers of the known (and unknown) universe and introduces you...
  18. Chemistry, 2nd Edition Sale

    Chemistry, 2nd Edition

    Frank Cardulla
    4.5 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (76)
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    Discover why success in chemistry depends only on a genuine understanding of the field's concepts and ideas. Chemistry, 2nd Edition provides a foundation for future success by giving students a deep and thorough grasp of the fundamental problem-solving skills needed to study chemistry. Veteran science teacher and Professor Frank Cardulla's 36 carefully designed lectures are valuable tools for struggling students,...
  19. Chaos Sale

    Chaos

    Steven Strogatz
    4.7 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (108)
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    Chaos theory-the study of the behavior of sensitive systems over time-affects nearly every field of human knowledge, from the arts to zoology. Journey with Cornell University Professor Steven Strogatz to the heart of this revolutionary field and discover new ways to think about the world. From the surprising tale of how chaos theory was discovered, to the ways it can help us solve mysteries like the nature of...
  20. Physics and Our Universe: How It All Works Sale

    Physics and Our Universe: How It All Works

    Richard Wolfson
    4.5 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (76)
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    Discover the beauty and simplicity of science's most fundamental branch with Physics and Our Universe: How It All Works. Intensively illustrated with diagrams, experiments, animations, graphs, and other visual aids, these 60 lectures by engaging and award-winning Professor Richard Wolfson introduce you to scores of fundamental ideas such as Newtonian mechanics, waves and fluids, thermodynamics, electricity and...