The Physics of "Star Trek"
By (author) Lawrence M. Krauss
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Physics of Star Trek by Lawrence M. Krauss
Book DescriptionWhat warps when you're traveling at warp speed? What is the difference between a wormhole and a black hole? Are time loops really possible, and can I kill my grandmother before I am born? Anyone who has ever wondered "could this really happen?" will gain useful insights into the Star Trek universe (and, incidentally, the real world of physics) in this charming and accessible guide. Lawrence M. Krauss boldly goes where Star Trek has gone-and beyond. From Newton to Hawking, from Einstein to Feynman, from Kirk to Picard, Krauss leads readers on a voyage to the world of physics as we now know it and as it might one day be.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780465002047
(210mm x 140mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Basic Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 19-Jun-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Lawrence M. Krauss
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New book by the bestselling author of A Universe From Nothing, award-winning physicist and public intellectual, Lawrence Krauss tells the dramatic story of the scientific discoveries that see through the visible world and create our grand vision of the universe and our place within it.
Universe from Nothing, Paperback (September 2012)
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Quantum Man, Paperback (May 2012)
"A worthy addition to the Feynman shelf and a welcome follow-up to the standard-bearer, James Gleick's Genius." -Kirkus Reviews
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A cult classic-one of the first books to make the way physicists think about the world accessible to the general reader-now fully updated to keep pace with modern science
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Author Biography - Lawrence M. Krauss
Lawrence M. Krauss is Ambrose Swasey Professor of Physics and Professor of Astronomy and Director of the Center for Education and Research in Cosmology and Astrophysics at Case Western Reserve University. He is the only physicist to have received the top awards by the American Physical Society, the American Institute of Physics, and the American Association of Physics Teachers. He lives in Cleveland, Ohio.
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