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James Burke

James Burke, the BBC’s chief reporter on the Apollo missions to the moon, was awarded the Royal Television Society silver medal in 1973 and the gold medal in 1974. The PBS series Connections was over two years in the making, the research and filming taking the author to twenty-three countries. James Burke lives in London.

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The Day the Universe Changed by James Burke--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt and hear James Burke read from his book The Day the Universe Changed. When humans understood that the earth was flat and it was the center of the universe, all life revolved around that truth. Then, Galileo introduced his telescope. And with that single innovation, architecture, music, literature, science, politics—all of it changed, mirroring the new view of truth.

The Day the Universe Changed

The Day the Universe Changed

James Burke; Read by the author
Macmillan Audio
Macmillan Audio

When humans understood that the earth was flat and it was the center of the universe, all life revolved around that truth. Then, Galileo introduced his telescope. And with that single innovation,...

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