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Physics and Science Fiction

Physics and Science Fiction

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Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages408
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Open LibraryOL12320292M
ISBN 101586924958
ISBN 109781586924959

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This book explores science fiction films, television series, novels and short stories--from Lost in Space () to Fringe () to the works of Isaac Asimov and Stephen Baxter--with a focus on their underlying concepts of physics and astronomy.

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"Here's a gem of a book all peppered with delightful notes from science fiction films, novels, and comics. I can't turn a page without finding a jewel." Clifford Stoll, University of California, Berkeley, author of The Cuckoo's Egg "The research that has gone into this book is impressive." Nature "For professional physicists much of the value lies in the extensive technical /5(3).

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