The Science of Star Wars

The Science of Star Wars

The Scientific Facts Behind the Force, Space Travel, and More!

Book - 2016
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Capturing the imagination and hearts of crowds worldwide, "Star Wars" is a fantastic feat of science fiction and fantasy. We marvel at the variety of creatures and technology and the mystery behind the force. But how much of the "Star Wars" world is rooted in reality? Could we see some of the extraordinary inventions materialize in our world? "The Science of Star Wars" addresses fifty topics that span the movies universe such as battle technology, alien life, space travel, etc. You'll find explorations of physics, plausibility, and more. The book addresses many unanswered, burning questions including: How long before we get a "Star Wars" speeder off the ground? What exactly "is" the Force? How could Kylo Ren stop a blaster shot in mid-air? How could we live on a gas giant like Bespin? Nature versus nurture: How does it play out in the making of Jedi? How much would it cost to build the Death Star? And much more!
Publisher: New York, NY : Racehorse Publishing, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781944686284
Branch Call Number: 500.5 Bra
Characteristics: viii, 261 pages ; 23 cm


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