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Long for This World - The Strange Science of Immortality

Jonathan Weiner

"[A] searching and surprisingly witty look at the scientific odds against tomorrow." -Timothy Ferris Jonathan Weiner-winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and one of the most distinguished popular science writers in America-examines "the strange science of immortality" in Long for This World. A fast-paced, sure-to-astonish scientific adventure from "one of our finest science journalists" (Jonah Lehrer), Weiner's Long for This World addresses the ageless question, "Is there a secret to eternal youth?" And has it, at long last, been found?

"[A] searching and surprisingly witty look at the scientific odds against tomorrow." -Timothy Ferris Jonathan Weiner-winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and one of the most distinguished popular science writers in America-examines "the strange science of immortality" in Long for This World. A fast-paced, sure-to-astonish scientific adventure from "one of our finest science journalists" (Jonah Lehrer), Weiner's Long for This World addresses the ageless question, "Is there a secret to eternal youth?" And has it, at long last, been found?
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"[A] searching and surprisingly witty look at the scientific odds against tomorrow." -Timothy Ferris Jonathan Weiner-winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and one of the most distinguished popular science writers in America-examines "the strange science of immortality" in Long for This World. A fast-paced, sure-to-astonish scientific adventure from "one of our finest science journalists" (Jonah Lehrer), Weiner's Long for This World addresses the ageless question, "Is there a secret to eternal youth?" And has it, at long last, been found?

Language:

English

Narrators:

Jim Meskimen

Length:

8h 31m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:30


Part 1, Chapter 1
Part 1, Chapter 1

37:20


Part 1, Chapter 2
Part 1, Chapter 2

40:12


Part 1, Chapter 3
Part 1, Chapter 3

47:15


Part 1, Chapter 4
Part 1, Chapter 4

25:52


Part 2, Chapter 1
Part 2, Chapter 1

58:23


Part 2, Chapter 2
Part 2, Chapter 2

52:56


Part 2, Chapter 3
Part 2, Chapter 3

54:58


Part 2, Chapter 4
Part 2, Chapter 4

41:18


Part 2, Chapter 5
Part 2, Chapter 5

42:31


Part 3, Chapter 1
Part 3, Chapter 1

41:57


Part 3, Chapter 2
Part 3, Chapter 2

39:35


Part 3, Chapter 3
Part 3, Chapter 3

27:40


Part 3, Chapter 4
Part 3, Chapter 4

00:36