Quantum Theory Cannot Hurt You

  • by Marcus Chown
  • Narrated by Clive Mantle
  • 6 hrs and 0 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Did you know that there’s so much empty space inside matter that the entire human race could be squeezed into the volume of a sugar cube? Or that you grow old more quickly on the top floor of a building than on the ground floor?
The two towering achievements of modern physics are quantum theory and Einstein’s general theory of relativity. But, almost a century after their advent, most people haven’t the slightest clue what either is about. Get set for the most entertaining science book of the year.


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Though brilliantly read, this stuff is hard to grasp when you don't have the time to contemplate what you've just heard. That being said, it's so nice to be able to listen to it over and over again.
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- John

Complex made simple

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

To a friend - and to an enemy - and to everyone. This book enables a non-scientist to comprehend the nature of existence

What was one of the most memorable moments of Quantum Theory Cannot Hurt You?

The recognition that atoms do not die. Gives credence to the religious belief that

What about Clive Mantle’s performance did you like?

Not condescending - a 'person-to-person' explanation in easily understandable words of a complex subject

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Reaction was 'why hadn't I read this before?'

Any additional comments?

A must listen for everyone who accepts that the world is not flat

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- John

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-01-2010
  • Publisher: Audible Studios