Rick Edwards, Michael Brooks - Author

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Rick Edwards is a writer and television presenter. His debut book, None of the Above, which explained the political landscape in the UK, reached number 5 in the overall Amazon UK chart. Rick has a Natural Sciences degree from Cambridge but only dimly recalls it.Dr Michael Brooks is an author, journalist, and consultant for New Scientist. His biggest accomplishment to date is not the PhD in Quantum Physics - it's writing Rick's favourite popular science book, 13 Things That Don't Make Sense.

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Science(ish) The Peculiar Science Behind the Movies

Science(ish) The Peculiar Science Behind the Movies

Author: Rick Edwards, Michael Brooks Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/07/2018

A Sunday Times Book of the Year 2017 A New Scientist Gift Pick 2017 Can we resurrect dinosaurs? Is a Martian holiday good for your health? Can we build a time machine? (And more importantly, can it look like the DeLorean?) Answering these questions and more, Rick Edwards and Dr. Michael Brooks delve into the real science behind the greatest sci-fi movies ever made. From Planet of the Apes to Interstellar, each chapter probes a different sci-fi classic, blasting apart tricky topics like astrophysics, neuroscience, psychology, botany, artificial intelligence, evolution, and plenty more. Packed with illustrations, bizarre facts and indispensable movie trivia, Science(ish) is the perfect read for curious film fans everywhere.

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