150 Deep, Beautiful, and Elegant Theories of How the World Works

NPR Summary excerpt

Each year, John Brockman, 
editor and publisher of Edge.org,
asks some of the world's
 most brilliant thinkers
 a single question.
In 2012, it was: 

"What is your favorite deep, elegant or beautiful explanation?"

This Explains Everything 
collects 150 answers, 
from a range of disciplines 
and in a variety of lengths and styles. 

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