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Science(ish) : the peculiar science behind the movies / Rick Edwards, Michael Brooks.

By: Edwards, Rick.
Contributor(s): Brooks, Michael, 1970-.
Publisher: London : Atlantic Books, 2017Description: 264 p. : illustrations ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9781786492210 (hbk.) :.Subject(s): Science -- Popular works | Motion picturesAdditional physical formats: ebook version :: No titleDDC classification: 502 Summary: In Science(ish), Rick Edwards and Dr Michael Brooks confront all the questions that your favourite movies provoke. Inspired by their award-winning podcast, this popular (hopefully) science (definitely) book dedicates each chapter to a different sci-fi classic, and wittily explores the fascinating issues that arise. Covering movies from 28 Days Later to Ex Machina, this is a joyous ride through astrophysics, neuroscience, psychology, botany, artificial intelligence, evolution, and plenty more subjects you've always wanted to grasp. Now's your chance: stylishly designed and illustrated throughout, Science(ish) is the perfect gift for every curious mind.
List(s) this item appears in: New acquisitions 2018
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In Science(ish), Rick Edwards and Dr Michael Brooks confront all the questions that your favourite movies provoke. Inspired by their award-winning podcast, this popular (hopefully) science (definitely) book dedicates each chapter to a different sci-fi classic, and wittily explores the fascinating issues that arise. Covering movies from 28 Days Later to Ex Machina, this is a joyous ride through astrophysics, neuroscience, psychology, botany, artificial intelligence, evolution, and plenty more subjects you've always wanted to grasp. Now's your chance: stylishly designed and illustrated throughout, Science(ish) is the perfect gift for every curious mind.

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