Beyond Star Trek : physics from alien invasions to the end of time (eBook, 1997) [WorldCat.org]
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Beyond Star Trek : physics from alien invasions to the end of time

Author: Lawrence M Krauss
Publisher: New York, NY : Basic Books, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The author, a theoretical physicist, "takes a provocative look at how the laws of physics relate to notions from our popular culture--not only Star Trek, but other films, shows, and popular lore--from Independence Day to Star Wars to The X-Files."--Jacket
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Krauss, Lawrence Maxwell.
Beyond Star Trek.
New York, NY : Basic Books, ©1997
(DLC) 97031127
(OCoLC)37492513
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence M Krauss
OCLC Number: 680116403
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 190 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Choose your poison --
To be or not to be --
To boldly go ... if we can afford it --
A cosmic game of golf --
There, and back again? --
Seeing is believing --
Gambling on the galaxy --
The restaurant at the end of the universe --
May the force be with you --
Mad, bad, and dangerous to know --
It's about time --
All good things ... --
The measure of a man --
The ghost in the machine --
The final frontier?
Other Titles: Star Trek
Responsibility: Lawrence M. Krauss.
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The author, a theoretical physicist, "takes a provocative look at how the laws of physics relate to notions from our popular culture--not only Star Trek, but other films, shows, and popular lore--from Independence Day to Star Wars to The X-Files."--Jacket

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