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The science of Star wars

Author: Jeanne Cavelos
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Explores the scientific possibilities and questions raised by the "Star Wars" films and books and questions the basic scientific principles underlying the technology of the popular science-fiction series.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeanne Cavelos
ISBN: 0312209584 9780312209582
OCLC Number: 40990178
Notes: An astrophysicist's independent examination of space travel, aliens, planets, and robots as portrayed in the Star wars films and books.
Description: xv, 255 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Planetary environments --
Aliens --
Droids --
Spaceships and weapons --
The Force.
Responsibility: Jeanne Cavelos.
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Former NASA astrophysicist Jeanne Cavelos examines the universe in light of the latest scientific discoveries and research, and then explores the scientific realism of the fantastical world of "Star  Read more...

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