The physics of Star Trek
What's the difference between a holodeck and a hologram?
What happens when you get beamed up?
What's the difference between a wormhole and a black hole?
What is antimatter, and why does the Enterprise need it?
Are time loops really possible, and can I kill my grandmother before I am born?
Discover the answers to these and many other fascinating questions from a renowned physicist and dedicated Trekker.
Featuring a section on the top ten physics bloopers and blunders in Star Trek as selected by Nobel-Prize winning physicists and other devout Trekkers
"Today's science fiction is often tomorrow's science fact. The physics that underlines Star Trek is surely worth investigating. To confine our attention to terrestrial matters would be to limit the human spirit." --From the foreword by Stephen Hawking
This book was not prepared, approved, licensed, or endorsed by any entity involved in creating or producing the Star Trek television series or films.
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|display_description||Krauss uses transporters, cloaking devices, and worm holes to take us on a tour of contemporary physics.|
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|record_details||ils:CARL0000525829|Book|Books||English|HarperPerennial,|1996, c1995.|xvi, 188 p. : ill. ; 22 cm., ils:CARL0000583162|Book|Books|[Rev. ed.]|English|Basic Books,|c2007.|xix, 251 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.|
|subject_facet||Space sciences, Star trek (Television program), Video games|
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|title_full||The physics of Star Trek / Lawrence M. Krauss ; with a foreword by Stephen Hawking|
|title_short||The physics of Star Trek|
|topic_facet||Space sciences, Video games|