Wizards, Aliens, and Starships: Physics and Math in Fantasy and Science Fiction
Book No. : 024895
Author: Adler, Charles L.
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: Fine
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Availability: In Stock
Book and jacket in as new unread condition. 378pp.
The author looks at the ideas which have come out of science fiction and considers their plausibility from a scientific viewpoint. He looks at authors such as Ursula K Le Guin to J K Rowling and visual media like Star Trek and Avatar to explore what might become reality using simple mathematical models in some cases.