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  1. Zoology: Understanding the Animal World Sale

    Zoology: Understanding the Animal World

    Donald E. Moore III
    3.8 out of 5
    55% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (36)
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    In Zoology: Understanding the Animal World, The Great Courses teams up with the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute for 24 lectures that take you behind the scenes of the animal world. Dr. Donald E. Moore III brings you up close and personal with a breathtaking variety of animal species, from butterflies to crocodiles to pandas.
  2. Superstring Theory: The DNA of Reality Sale

    Superstring Theory: The DNA of Reality

    S. James Gates Jr.
    3.4 out of 5
    51% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (135)
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    One of the most exciting scientific adventures of all time is the search for the ultimate nature of physical reality. The latest advance in this epic quest is string theory. Dr. S. James Gates, Jr., has presented more than 100 public talks on string theory, enhanced by a set of visual aids designed to convey to a lay audience the difficult mathematical ideas that underlie this subject. Are you eager to look over the...
  3. Great Ideas of Classical Physics Sale

    Great Ideas of Classical Physics

    Steven Pollock
    3.9 out of 5
    53% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (77)
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    Classical physics is about making sense of motion, gravity, light, heat, sound, electricity, and magnetism, and seeing how these phenomena interweave to create the rich tapestry of everyday experience. You already know more physics than you think, says award-winning science educator Steven Pollock. He discusses brilliant thinkers Galileo, Newton, Faraday, and Maxwell to show you that classical physics is an elegant...
  4. Impossible: Physics beyond the Edge Sale

    Impossible: Physics beyond the Edge

    Benjamin Schumacher
    4.6 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (73)
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    Delve into some of the most fascinating concepts at the edge of modern physics with Impossible: Physics beyond the Edge. Professor Benjamin Schumacher's ingenious approach to the physical world will teach you more about physics than you ever imagined. In 24 lectures, you'll probe the nature of the impossible from many points of view and discover that hovering over a black hole, trying to reverse the flow of time,...
  5. The Science of Information: From Language to Black Holes

    The Science of Information: From Language to Black Holes

    Benjamin Schumacher
    4.7 out of 5
    94% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (55)
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    Never before have we been able to acquire, record, communicate, and use information in so many different forms. This revolution goes far beyond limitless content—information also underlies our understanding of ourselves, the natural world, and the universe. Discover how the concepts of information reveal breathtaking insights into the workings of nature, even as they lay the foundation of astounding new...
  6. Robotics Sale

    Robotics

    John Long
    3.8 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (35)
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    Robots are real. They’re all around you. And they’re transforming your life. The future of civilization depends on collaborative robotics: humans and machines working together. With in-studio robot demonstrations and other amazing visual aids, Robotics demystifies the world of robots and provides a comprehensive introduction to these intelligent machines. This course is your passport to an astonishing new...
  7. Introduction to Nanotechnology: The New Science of Small Sale

    Introduction to Nanotechnology: The New Science of Small

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    4.1 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (37)
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    Nanotechnology is today’s most powerful engine of innovation, turning cutting-edge research into applications at an astonishing rate. Now, in the 24 accessible and visually rich half-hour lectures of Introduction to Nanotechnology: The New Science of Small, get an in-depth explanation of this groundbreaking, interdisciplinary science that operates at the level of atoms and molecules. You’ll learn about...
  8. Nuclear Physics Explained

    Nuclear Physics Explained

    Lawrence Weinstein
    4.1 out of 5
    72% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (55)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Taught by Professor Lawrence Weinstein of Old Dominion University, this course explains the science, history, hazards, applications, and latest advances in nuclear physics. You learn the principles of radioactivity, how nuclear bombs and reactors work, the uses of radiation for cancer treatment and medical imaging, what makes some forms of radiation dangerous, plus you tour a linear accelerator.
  9. Understanding the Science for Tomorrow: Myth and Reality Sale

    Understanding the Science for Tomorrow: Myth and Reality

    Jeffrey C. Grossman
    4.4 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (45)
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    Explore the many possibilities of what your future may look like with Understanding the Science for Tomorrow: Myth and Reality, an unforgettable survey of today's most advanced research in fields such as engineering, biology, chemistry, and theoretical physics. These 24 lectures by Professor Jeffrey C. Grossman delve into the genuine science of today's-and tomorrow's-hottest issues in an accessible manner that...
  10. Understanding the Misconceptions of Science

    Understanding the Misconceptions of Science

    Don Lincoln
    4.2 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (50)
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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. Joy of Mathematics

    Joy of Mathematics

    Arthur T. Benjamin
    4.5 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (199)
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    Humans have been having fun and games with mathematics for thousands of years. Along the way, they've discovered the amazing utility of this field—in science, engineering, finance, games of chance, and many other aspects of life. This course of 24 half-hour lectures celebrates the sheer joy of math, taught by a mathematician who is literally a magician with numbers. Professor Arthur T. Benjamin shows how...
  12. Power of Mathematical Thinking: From Newton's Laws to Elections and the Economy

    Power of Mathematical Thinking: From Newton's Laws to Elections and the Economy

    Donald G. Saari
    2.1 out of 5
    22% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (18)
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    One of the secret powers of math is its ability to provide insights into situations that may not even seem like math problems. In 24 lectures, The Power of Mathematical Thinking: From Newton's Laws to Elections and the Economy gives you vivid lessons in the extraordinary reach of applied mathematics. Join noted mathematician and Professor Donald G. Saari on this dynamic exploration of how math is used to solve...
  13. Joy of Thinking: The Beauty and Power of Classical Mathematical Ideas Sale

    Joy of Thinking: The Beauty and Power of Classical Mathematical Ideas

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    4.3 out of 5
    63% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (49)
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    Enjoy discovering the bold and insightful habits of thinking that arise in the world of mathematics as you grasp strategies for approaching, enjoying, and understanding the world. You will come away with a new appreciation of mathematics through these thoroughly entertaining lectures, and an enhanced awareness of the richness, texture, and beauty around you each day.
  14. Queen of the Sciences: A History of Mathematics Sale

    Queen of the Sciences: A History of Mathematics

    David M. Bressoud
    4.7 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (57)
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    For at least 4,000 years of recorded history, humans have engaged in the study of mathematics. Our progress in this field is a gripping narrative that describes a never-ending search for hidden patterns in numbers, a philosopher's quest for the ultimate meaning of mathematical relationships, and a chronicle of amazing progress. Embark on a supreme intellectual adventure with The Queen of the Sciences: A History of...
  15. The Power of Mathematical Visualization Sale

    The Power of Mathematical Visualization

    James S. Tanton
    4.7 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (59)
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    World-renowned math educator Dr. James Tanton shows you how to think visually in mathematics, solving problems in arithmetic, algebra, geometry, probability, and other fields with the help of imaginative graphics that he designed. Also featured are his fun do-it-yourself projects using poker chips, marbles, strips of paper, and other props, designed to give you many eureka moments of mathematical insight.
  16. Discrete Mathematics Sale

    Discrete Mathematics

    Arthur T. Benjamin
    4.7 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (56)
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    Discrete mathematics achieves fascinating results using relatively simple means, such as counting. Explore this modern mathematical realm in Discrete Mathematics, 24 mind-expanding lectures delivered by popular Teaching Company Professor Arthur T. Benjamin. Covering combinatorics, number theory, and graph theory, this intriguing course is an ideal point of entry for you to start thinking more mathematically. While...
  17. Art and Craft of Mathematical Problem Solving Sale

    Art and Craft of Mathematical Problem Solving

    Paul Zeitz
    4.4 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (31)
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    In The Art and Craft of Mathematical Problem Solving, award-winning Professor Paul Zeitz conducts you through scores of problems at all levels of difficulty. More than a bag of math tricks, these 24 lectures reveal strategies, tactics, and tools for overcoming mathematical obstacles in fields such as algebra, geometry, combinatorics, and number theory. This course is the perfect way to sharpen your mind, think more...
  18. Introduction to Number Theory Sale

    Introduction to Number Theory

    Edward B. Burger
    4.6 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (52)
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    Called "the queen of mathematics" by the legendary mathematician Carl Friedrich Gauss, number theory is one of the oldest and largest branches of pure mathematics. Practitioners of number theory delve deep into the structure and nature of numbers, and explore the remarkable, startling, and often beautiful relationships that exist among them. Gain deep insights into the complex and beautiful patterns that structure...
  19. Zero to Infinity: A History of Numbers Sale

    Zero to Infinity: A History of Numbers

    Edward B. Burger
    4.5 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (50)
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    Numbers surround us. They mark our days, light our nights, foretell our weather, and keep us on course. They drive commerce and sustain civilization. But what are they? Zero to Infinity: A History of Numbers will not only give you the full and detailed story of how and why numbers are important; it will also introduce you to their enduring mystery. Whether you struggled through algebra or you majored in mathematics,...
  20. Origins of Life Sale

    Origins of Life

    Robert M. Hazen
    4.5 out of 5
    72% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (79)
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    Four billion years ago, the infant Earth was a seething cauldron of erupting volcanoes, raining meteors, and hot noxious gases, totally devoid of life. But a relatively short time later-100 million to 200 million years-the planet was teeming with primitive organisms. What happened? Professor Robert M. Hazen, one of the nation's foremost science educators and a leader of a NASA-supported team that is studying the...