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Hollyweird Science: The Next Generation - From Spaceships to Microchips (Paperback, 1st ed. 2017) Loot Price: R808
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Hollyweird Science: The Next Generation - From Spaceships to Microchips (Paperback, 1st ed. 2017): Kevin R. Grazier, Stephen...

Hollyweird Science: The Next Generation - From Spaceships to Microchips (Paperback, 1st ed. 2017)

Kevin R. Grazier, Stephen Cass

Series: Science and Fiction

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Informative, entertaining and upbeat, this book continues Grazier and Cass's exploration of how technology, science, and scientists are portrayed in Hollywood productions. Both big and small-screen productions are featured and their science content illuminated-first by the authors and subsequently by a range of experts from science and the film world. Starring roles in this volume are played by, among other things, computers (human and mechanical), artificial intelligences, robots, and spacecraft. Interviews with writers, producers, and directors of acclaimed science-themed films stand side by side with the perspectives of scientists, science fiction authors, and science advisors. The result is a stimulating and informative reading experience for the layperson and professional scientist or engineer alike. The book begins with a foreword by Zack Stentz, who co-wrote X-Men: First Class and Thor, and is currently a writer/producer on CW's The Flash.

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Imprint: Springer International Publishing AG
Country of origin: Switzerland
Series: Science and Fiction
Release date: June 2017
First published: 2017
Authors: Kevin R. Grazier • Stephen Cass
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 29mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 420
Edition: 1st ed. 2017
ISBN-13: 978-3-319-54213-3
Categories: Books > Science & Mathematics > Science: general issues > Impact of science & technology on society
Books > Science & Mathematics > Physics > General
Books > Arts & Architecture > Performing arts > Films, cinema > General
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Social institutions > General
LSN: 3-319-54213-3
Barcode: 9783319542133

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