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Probable impossibilities : musings on beginnings and endings —Lightman, Alan P., 1948- author.

"Before the discovery of quarks, we hadn't imagined anything smaller than protons and neutrons. Are quarks the end of the line, the smallest imaginable objects in nature? Can the universe be divided into infinitely small...

Mr g —Lightman, Alan P., 1948-
Book On CD
2012
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A retrospective narrative on the story of creation by God. As Mr. G creates the universe and watches it grow into maturity, he begins to understand how the act of creation can change the creator.

Three flames : a novel —Lightman, Alan P., 1948- author.

"Portrays the struggles of a Cambodian farming family against the extreme patriarchal attitudes of their society and the cruel and dictatorial family father, set against a rural community that is slowly being exposed to ...

The accidental universe the world you thought you knew —Lightman, Alan P., 1948-
Book On MP3
2014
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A meditation on the unexpected ways in which recent scientific findings have shaped our understanding of ourselves and our place in the cosmos. With all the passion, curiosity, and precise yet lyrical prose that have mar...

Three flames : a novel —Lightman, Alan P., 1948- author.

"Portrays the struggles of a Cambodian farming family against the extreme patriarchal attitudes of their society and the cruel and dictatorial family father, set against a rural community that is slowly being exposed to ...

Reunion —Lightman, Alan P., 1948-

A classic story of young love and an exploration of the power and pain of memory. A professor's attendance at his thirtieth anniversary college reunion triggers recollections of his life and his marriage.

روىاهاى انىشتن Ruyāʹhāyī Anīshtan —Lightman, Alan P., 1948-

A fictional work in which a twenty-six-year-old Albert Einstein, working in a patent office in Switzerland, imagines possible worlds in which time works differently, as he formulates his theory of relativity.

Searching for stars on an island in Maine —Lightman, Alan P., 1948- author.
Large Print
2018
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A meditation on religion and science that explores the tension between our yearning for permanence and certainty, and the modern scientific discoveries that demonstrate the impermanent and uncertain nature of the world.

The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2013
EBook
2013

"Twenty-seven of America's best science and nature essays of 2013, selected by the author of The Emperor of All Maladies and the #1 New York Times bestseller, The Gene. Pulitzer Prize--winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee...

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