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    DescriptionWhat warps when youre traveling at warp speed? What is the difference between a wormhole and a black hole? Are time loops really possible, and can I kill my grandmother before I am born? Anyone who has ever wondered could this really happen? will gain useful insights into the Star Trek universe (and, incidentally, the real world of physics) in this charming and accessible guide. Lawrence M. Krauss boldly goes where Star Trek has gone-and beyond. From Newton to Hawking, from Einstein to Feynman, from Kirk to Picard, Krauss leads readers on a voyage to the world of physics as we now know it and as it might one day be.

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    The Physics of "Star Trek"
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Lawrence M. Krauss
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 280
    Width: 137 mm
    Height: 208 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 272 g
    ISBN 13: 9780465002047
    ISBN 10: 0465002048

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.0
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCI
    BIC subject category V2: APT, PDZ
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: PH
    DC22: 530, 791.4572
    BISAC V2.8: SOC022000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26100
    Ingram Subject Code: SE
    Libri: I-SE
    B&T Merchandise Category: SCI
    B&T General Subject: 710
    BISAC V2.8: SCI005000, PER010000
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    DC22: 500.5
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    BISAC V2.8: SCI055000, PER010030
    B&T Approval Code: A07603000, A50890000, A52500000
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    LC classification: QB500 .K65 2007
    Thema V1.0: ATJ, PH, PDZ
    Edition statement
    Illustrations note
    The Perseus Books Group
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    09 July 2007
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Lawrence M. Krauss is Ambrose Swasey Professor of Physics and Professor of Astronomy and Director of the Center for Education and Research in Cosmology and Astrophysics at Case Western Reserve University. He is the only physicist to have received the top awards by the American Physical Society, the American Institute of Physics, and the American Association of Physics Teachers. He lives in Cleveland, Ohio.
    Review quote
    Fully revised and updated to include the latest discoveries in cosmic science, "the essential tubeside companion for the fans of the venerable Star Trek series."