Science(ish): The Peculiar Science Behind the Movies

Michael Brooks, Rick Edwards

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Atlantic Books

Published: 5th Jul '18

£9.99

“Bright, nerdy and funny! Of course I loved it.” Dara O BriainA Sunday Times Book of the YearA New Scientist Gift Pick

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A Sunday Times Book of the YearA New Scientist Gift Pick”Bright, nerdy and funny! Of course I loved it.” Dara O BriainCan we resurrect dinosaurs? Is a Martian holiday good for your health? Can we build a time machine? (And more importantly, can it look like the DeLorean?)Answering these questions and more, Rick Edwards and Dr Michael Brooks delve into the real science behind the greatest sci-fi movies ever made. From Planet of the Apes to Interstellar, each chapter probes a different classic, blasting apart tricky topics like astrophysics, neuroscience, psychology, botany, artificial intelligence, evolution, and plenty more. Packed with illustrations, bizarre facts and indispensable movie trivia, Science(ish) is the perfect read for curious minds.

Additional information

Weight 0.302 kg
Dimensions 19 × 129 × 198 mm
Page Count 272