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Science(ish) : the peculiar science behind the movies

Author: Rick Edwards; Michael Brooks
Publisher: London : Atlantic Books, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Covering movies from 28 Days later to Ex Machina, this is a ... ride through astrophysics, neuroscience, psychology, botany, artificial intelligence, evolution and plenty more subjects you've always wanted to grasp."--Book jacket.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rick Edwards; Michael Brooks
ISBN: 1786492237 9781786492234
OCLC Number: 1016292504
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 264 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
1. The Martian --
2. Jurassic Park --
3. Interstellar --
4. Planet of the Apes --
5. Back to the Future --
6. 28 Days Later --
7. The Matrix --
8. Gattaca --
9. Ex Machina --
10. Alien.
Responsibility: Rick Edwards, Dr Michael Brooks.

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

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