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  1. Abraham Lincoln: In His Own Words

    Abraham Lincoln: In His Own Words

    David Zarefsky
    4.8 out of 5
    77% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (67)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $199.95 $199.95$199.95
    Precisely because Lincoln is a national hero and legend, we have lost sight of some of his depth and complexity. His noble words-the Gettysburg Address especially-have become so familiar that we have almost lost the power truly to hear them. By tracing Lincoln's path to oratorical greatness, these lectures restore a full sense of his true stature.
  2. Conquest of the Americas Sale

    Conquest of the Americas

    Marshall C. Eakin
    4.5 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (110)
    Save up to $260.00 Starting at $19.95 $299.95 $19.95$299.95
    How did the collision of three distinct peoples and cultures-Europeans, Africans, and Native Americans-give rise to a new American identity? With award-winning teacher Professor Marshall Eakin as your guide, you'll learn about the myriad ways this compelling story has radically transformed not only the American continent but the world.
  3. American Religious History

    American Religious History

    Patrick N. Allitt
    4.7 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (94)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $199.95 $199.95$199.95
    Join historian Professor Patrick N. Allitt in exploring the vital and diverse story of religious life in America from the first European contacts to the late 20th century. Examine religion not only as a set of formal beliefs, ideas, communal or institutional loyalties, and styles of worship, but also as an influence on life "beyond the pews."
  4. Mastering Linear Algebra: An Introduction with Applications

    Mastering Linear Algebra: An Introduction with Applications

    Francis Su
    4.7 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (18)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Taught by Professor Francis Su of Harvey Mudd College, this course covers the topics of a first-semester college course in linear algebra, including vector spaces, dot and cross products, matrix operations, linear transformations, determinants, eigenvectors and eigenvalues, and much more. Professor Su introduces many fascinating applications of linear algebra, from computer graphics to quantum mechanics.
  5. Understanding Greek and Roman Technology: From Catapult to the Pantheon

    Understanding Greek and Roman Technology: From Catapult to the Pantheon

    Stephen Ressler
    5 out of 5
    98% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (180)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Famed for great thinkers, poets, artists, and leaders, ancient Greece and Rome were also home to some of the most creative engineers who ever lived. Modern research is shedding new light on these renowned wonders—impressive buildings, infrastructure systems, and machines that were profoundly important in their own day and have had a lasting impact on the development of civilization. Now, in Understanding...
  6. 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
    98% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (312)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    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...
  7. The Nature of Matter: Understanding the Physical World Sale

    The Nature of Matter: Understanding the Physical World

    David W. Ball
    4.5 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (28)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $29.95 $299.95 $29.95$299.95
    Discover how the immense variety of matter—stars, mountains, plants, people—is made by a limited number of elements that combine in simple ways. In the engaging lectures of The Nature of Matter, no scientific background is needed to appreciate everyday miracles like a bouncing rubber ball or water’s astonishing power to dissolve. Knowledge of materials drives the development of civilization. Where will we go...
  8. Science Wars: What Scientists Know and How They Know It

    Science Wars: What Scientists Know and How They Know It

    Steven L. Goldman
    4.4 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (107)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Explore the history of competing conceptions of scientific knowledge over issues such as evolution from the onset of the Scientific Revolution in the 1600s to the present.
  9. Mysteries of Modern Physics: Time Sale

    Mysteries of Modern Physics: Time

    Sean Carroll
    4.2 out of 5
    79% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (113)
    Save up to $240.00 Starting at $39.95 $299.95 $39.95$299.95
    Time rules our lives. From the rising and setting of the sun to the cycles of nature, the thought processes in our brains, and the biorhythms in our day, nothing so pervades our existence and yet is so difficult to explain. Time seems to be woven into the very fabric of the universe. But why? In 24 riveting half-hour lectures, Mysteries of Modern Physics: Time shows how a feature of the world that we all experience...
  10. Impossible: Physics beyond the Edge

    Impossible: Physics beyond the Edge

    Benjamin Schumacher
    4.6 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (69)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    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,...
  11. The Science of Information: From Language to Black Holes Sale

    The Science of Information: From Language to Black Holes

    Benjamin Schumacher
    4.7 out of 5
    94% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (50)
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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...
  12. Robotics

    Robotics

    John Long
    3.6 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (28)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    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...
  13. Introduction to Nanotechnology: The New Science of Small Sale

    Introduction to Nanotechnology: The New Science of Small

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    4.2 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (35)
    Save up to $250.00 Starting at $34.95 $299.95 $34.95$299.95
    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...
  14. Chaos Sale

    Chaos

    Steven Strogatz
    4.7 out of 5
    94% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (102)
    Save up to $240.00 Starting at $39.95 $299.95 $39.95$299.95
    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...
  15. The Science of Energy: Resources and Power Explained

    The Science of Energy: Resources and Power Explained

    Michael E. Wysession
    4.4 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (56)
    Starting at $209.95 Starting at $209.95 $299.95 $209.95$299.95
    Energy is the engine that fuels civilization. To comprehend the issues surrounding energy production, distribution, and consumption in the 21st century, you need to understand the science behind how energy works. And you need a reliable, unbiased source to give you the facts you need to form your own educated opinions. This course imparts essential information for any well-informed citizen of the world.
  16. 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)
    Save up to $250.00 Starting at $34.95 $299.95 $34.95$299.95
    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...
  17. Understanding the Misconceptions of Science Sale

    Understanding the Misconceptions of Science

    Don Lincoln
    4.2 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (20)
    Save up to $220.00 Starting at $59.95 $299.95 $59.95$299.95
    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.
  18. Joy of Mathematics

    Joy of Mathematics

    Arthur T. Benjamin
    4.5 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (180)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    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...
  19. 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)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $249.95 $249.95$249.95
    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...
  20. Joy of Thinking: The Beauty and Power of Classical Mathematical Ideas

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

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    4.3 out of 5
    64% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (48)
    Starting at $299.95 Starting at $299.95 $299.95 $299.95$299.95
    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.