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Cosmology Good audiobooks for physics

  1. Jan 19, 2017 #1
    So I drive a lot. I need a audiobook that doesn't really rely on too many pictures or math. Simply because I want to drive safely and listen to something interesting.

    I already have a basic background so something in more modern stuff would be good. Something along the lines of cosmology or astrophysics. Any ideas?
     
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  3. Jan 19, 2017 #2
    Anything by Feynman.
    The character of a physical law, QED, Six easy pieces, ... the list goes on.

    But I couldn't drive safely with a science audiobook. I would zone out, trying to picture concepts...
     
  4. Jan 20, 2017 #3
    Same. Recipe for disaster.
     
  5. Jan 20, 2017 #4
    Many of the Feynman lectures are available on audiobooks. The trouble is many are very mathematical, especially when he talks about spin-1 and spin 1/2 in quantum mechanics. I feel I can follow them while driving, with a graduate degree in physics, but I think they would be tough sledding for anyone without a Bachelors degree (i.e. layman)
     
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