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The Network: The Battle for the Airwaves and the Birth of the Communications Age
The Network: The Battle for the Airwaves and the Birth of the Communications Age by Scott Woolley

The astonishing story of America's airwaves, the two friends - one a media mogul, the other a famous inventor - who made them available to us, and the government that figured out how to put a price on air. This is the origin story of the airwaves - the fo...

Viktor Frankl: Understanding the Life and Teachings of One Resilient Man Who Made an Enormous Impact on the Evolution of Humanity
Viktor Frankl: Understanding the Life and Teachings of One Resilient Man Who Made an Enormous Impact on the Evolution of Humanity by Dr. Ruth Carr

Discover the Life and Teachings of Viktor Frankl Today! If you have ever seen the movie, The Sound of Music, you would know that indeed, "The hills are alive...." in Austria. Austria is a beautiful country with a rich and vibrant history. Many famous peop...

Summary of 'Into the Magic Shop' by James R. Doty, MD | Includes Analysis
Summary of 'Into the Magic Shop' by James R. Doty, MD | Includes Analysis by Instaread

Summary of Into the Magic Shop by James R. Doty | Includes Analysis Preview: In his memoir Into the Magic Shop, Dr. James R. Doty describes how simple meditative techniques have had a profound effect on both his personal and professional paths. His accoun...

No Dream Is Too High: Life Lessons from a Man Who Walked on the Moon
No Dream Is Too High: Life Lessons from a Man Who Walked on the Moon by Buzz Aldrin

Everywhere he goes, crowds gather to meet Buzz Aldrin. He's a world-class hero, a larger-than-life figurehead, and the best known of a generation of astronauts whose achievements surged in just a few years from first man in space to first men on the moon....

Follow the Geeks: 10 Digital Innovators and the Future of Work
Follow the Geeks: 10 Digital Innovators and the Future of Work by Lyndsey Gilpin

Follow the Geeks tells the stories of 10 digital entrepreneurs who transformed their careers for the 21st century. See the risks, setbacks, and innovations that defined them. You'll find programmers and photographers, podcasters and philanthropists. No ma...

Prof: Alan Turing Decoded
Prof: Alan Turing Decoded by Dermot Turing

Alan Turing was an extraordinary man who crammed into a life of only 42 years the careers of mathematician, codebreaker, computer scientist and biologist. He is widely regarded as a war hero grossly mistreated by his unappreciative country, and it has bec...

Kepler
Kepler by Walter W. Bryant

Kepler is the perfect audiobook for science and history geeks! In this delightful biography of one of astronomy's greatest stars, Walter W. Bryant brings to life the story of John (or Johannes) Kepler, who discovered the physical laws that govern the moti...

Summary: When Breath Becomes Air: by Paul Kalanithi and Abraham Verghese | Summary & Highlights - with BONUS Critics Corner
Summary: When Breath Becomes Air: by Paul Kalanithi and Abraham Verghese | Summary & Highlights - with BONUS Critics Corner by Summary Reads

Summary: When Breath Becomes Air: by Paul Kalanithi and Abraham Verghese | Summary & Highlights - with BONUS Critics Corner Not the original book! When Breath Becomes Air is the emotional story of renowned neurosurgeon Dr. Paul Kalanithi. As he nears ...

Einstein: A Life of Genius
Einstein: A Life of Genius by Alexander Kennedy

Albert Einstein was named Time Magazine's Man of the Century. He pioneered modern physics, created the Theory of Relativity, and became a world-renowned celebrity. Enjoy the surprising and entertaining true story of Albert Einstein and rediscover one of h...

Summary & Analysis of The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World by Andrea Wulf
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The Invention of Nature by Andrea Wulf | Summary & Analysis Preview: The Invention of Nature by Andrea Wulf is a biography of Alexander von Humboldt, a Prussian naturalist born in 1769. Humboldt had an older brother, Wilhelm. Their father died when th...

Charles Rolls of Rolls-Royce
Charles Rolls of Rolls-Royce by Bruce Lawson

In 1900, aged 22, Charles Stewart Rolls was the best known motorist in Britain, better known than Jeremy Clarkson today, having won the "Thousand Mile Trial" of that year, the event that launched motoring as a practical popular concept. Rolls followed his...

Ptolomeo: Biografía de astrónomo y matemático egipcio [Ptolemy: Biography of an Egyptian Astronomer and Mathematician]
Ptolomeo: Biografía de astrónomo y matemático egipcio [Ptolemy: Biography of an Egyptian Astronomer and Mathematician] by Online Studio Productions

Astrónomo, químico, geógrafo y matemático greco-egipcio, llamado en español Ptolomeo (o Tolhomeo), fue un estudioso sumamente famoso en la Antigüedad a causa de sus teorías del 'universo geocéntrico', y sus postulados en geografía, óptica, música, trigono...

Thomas Alva Edison: Genio inmortal [Thomas Alva Edison: Immortal Genius]
Thomas Alva Edison: Genio inmortal [Thomas Alva Edison: Immortal Genius] by Online Studio Productions

Sin dudas, un audiolibro que servirá para conocer a este genio norteamericano, un hombre al que la humanidad le debe mucho. Prolífico inventor que patentó más de mil inventos, contribuyó como nadie a darle, tanto a Estados Unidos como a Europa, los perfil...

The Right Kind of Crazy: A True Story of Teamwork, Leadership, and High-Stakes Innovation
The Right Kind of Crazy: A True Story of Teamwork, Leadership, and High-Stakes Innovation by Adam Steltzner

The true story of how an unlikely leader helped inspire a team of rocket scientists to achieve the near impossible: landing a 2000-pound rover on Mars. Few organizations solve as many impossible problems as NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and nobody kno...

The Ordinary Spaceman: From Boyhood Dreams to Astronaut
The Ordinary Spaceman: From Boyhood Dreams to Astronaut by Clayton C. Anderson

What's it like to travel at more than 850 MPH, riding in a supersonic T-38 twin turbojet engine airplane? What happens when the space station toilet breaks? How do astronauts "take out the trash" on a spacewalk, tightly encapsulated in a space suit with j...

Albert Einstein: The Life of a Genius
Albert Einstein: The Life of a Genius by Jack Steinberg

When it comes to scientists that have made their mark in the world, none are perhaps more famous than Albert Einstein. Students around the world are taught about his theories and equations, with E=mc2 undoubtedly being the most famous. However, there was ...

Alan Turing: The Enigma Man
Alan Turing: The Enigma Man by Nigel Cawthorne

According to Winston Churchill, Alan Turing made the single biggest contribution to the Allied victory over Nazi Germany with his code-breaking machine. The world is also indebted to Turing's genius for the modern computer. It was clear that Turing had a ...

The Last Volcano: A Man, a Romance, and the Quest to Understand Nature's Most Magnificant Fury
The Last Volcano: A Man, a Romance, and the Quest to Understand Nature's Most Magnificant Fury by John Dvorak

Volcanoes have fascinated - and terrified - people for ages. They have destroyed cities and ended civilizations. In this book, John Dvorak, the acclaimed author of Earthquake Storms, looks into the early years of volcanology and its "father", Thomas Jagga...

Sergey Brin e Larry Page: Gli inventori di Google
Sergey Brin e Larry Page: Gli inventori di Google by Filippo Santin

Sergey Brin e Larry Page sono i fondatori di Google, il motore di ricerca per Internet più famoso al mondo. I due cominciarono a lavorarci verso la metà degli anni Novanta. Al tempo i due studiavano presso la Stanford University, ed è proprio lì, a due pa...

Dr. Walter Reed - A Short Biography: 30 Minute Book Series 7
Dr. Walter Reed - A Short Biography: 30 Minute Book Series 7 by Erin DeLong

Chances are, you are familiar with the name Walter Reed only because you have heard of the major army medical center named after him. Maybe you have heard of his name in general references related to yellow fever. Either way, there is so much more to this...

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