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Beyond Star Trek

Author : Lawrence M. Krauss
ISBN : 9780062040879
Genre : Science
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In the bestselling The Physics of Star Trek, the renowned theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss took readers on an entertaining and eye-opening tour of the Star Trek universe to see how it stacked up against the real universe. Now, responding to requests for more as well as to a number of recent exciting discoveries in physics and astronomy, Krauss takes a provocative look at how the laws of physics relate to notions from our popular culture -- not only Star Trek, but other films, shows, and popular lore -- from Independence Day to Star Wars to The X-Files. What's the difference between a flying saucer and a flying pretzel? Why didn't the aliens in Independence Day have to bother invading Earth to destroy it? What's new with warp drives? What's the most likely scenario for doomsday? Are ESP and telekinesis impossible? What do clairvoyance and time travel have in common? How might quantum mechanics ultimately affect the fate of life in the universe?

American Science Fiction Tv

Author : Jan Johnson-Smith
ISBN : 1860648827
Genre : Science fiction television programs
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Annotation From Star Trek to Farscape and Stargate SG-1, and the epic series Babylon 5, Jan Johnson-Smith shows how, in line with national political upheavals in the 1960s, this vibrant and perplexing genre set about developing the myth of the Western frontier into deep space. Looking at the sense of wonder that infuses science fiction, she traces the genre back to the heroic journeys of the Classical epic as well as to the notion of the sublime so deeply embedded in the American consciousness. Drawing on Caldwell's notion of televisuality, she show how sfx and cgi technologies have made it possible to visually render whole new worlds - and so deliver whole new stories.

Star Trek Beyond The Collector S Edition

Author : Titan
ISBN : 1785860097
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This must-have book for Star Trek fans goes behind the scenes on the latest movie in the billion dollar franchise, Star Trek Beyond, presenting a jam-packed book celebrating Star Trek's 13th big screen outing and revealing all about the making of the movie.

Star Trek Beyond

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ISBN : OCLC:967816170
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Star Trek Beyond Dvd

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ISBN : OCLC:968307887
Genre : Human-alien encounters
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Dispatched on a rescue mission to the farthest reaches of space, the USS Enterprise is ambushed by Krall, a ruthless enemy sworn against the Federation. Crash-landing on an uncharted hostile world, Captain Kirk, Spock, and the crew are separated with no means of escape. Only Jaylah, a rebellious alien warrior, can help them reunite and find a way off the planet in a race against time to stop Krall's deadly army from triggering all-out galactic war.

Star Trek The Original Series Quiz Book

Author : Mike Dugdale
ISBN : 9781782343615
Genre : Games
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The Star Trek Quiz Book is a fun selection of original questions (and answers!), comprehensively covering all facets of the classic original series! As a fun family game it will separate the Kirk's from the Gorn, the Spock's from the red shirts, and is a fantastic way to enjoy Trek even more.

The Star Trek Cookbook

Author : Theresa Robberson
ISBN : 0806519045
Genre : Cooking
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In a book that takes food preparation and entertaining where no one has gone before, Robberson has created over 130 delightful and delicious recipes based on dishes appearing in the "Star Trek" television series. Although each dish is most easily prepared through the magic of a replicator, "The Star Trek Cookbook" gives the average 20th-century cook the opportunity to venture into the future.

Science Fiction Audiences

Author : John Tulloch
ISBN : 0415061407
Genre : Art
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Science Fiction Audiences examines the astounding popularity of two television "institutions" - the series Doctor Who and ^Star Trek. Both of these programmes have survived cancellation and acquired an following that continues to grow. The book is based on over ten years of research including interviews with fans and followers of the series. In that period, though the fans may have changed, and ways of studying them as "audiences" may have also changed, the programmes have endured intact, with Star Trek for example now in its fourth television incarnation. John Tulloch and Henry Jenkins dive into the rich fan culture surrounding the two series, exploring issues such as queer identity, fan meanings, teenage love of science fiction, and genre expectations. They encompass the perspectives of a vast population of fans and followers throughout Britain, Australia and the US, who will continue the debates contained in the book, along with those who will examine the historically changing range of audience theory it presents. and continue to attract a huge community of fans and followers. Doctor Who has appeared in nine different guises and Star Trek is now approaching its fourth television incarnation.Science Fiction Audiences examines the continuing popularity of two television 'institutions' of our time through their fans and followers. Through dialogue with fans and followers of Star Trek and Dr Who in the US, Britain and Australia, John Tulloch and Henry Jenkins ask what it is about the two series that elicits such strong and active responses from their audiences. Is it their particular intervention into the SF genre? Their expression of peculiarly 'American' and 'British' national cultures. Their ideologies and visions of the future, or their conceptions of science and technology? Science Fiction Audiences responds to a rich fan culture which encompasses debates about fan aesthetics, teenage attitudes to science fiction, queers and Star Trek, and ideology and pleasure in Doctor Who. It is a book written both for fans of the two series, who will be able to continue their debates in its pages, and for students of media and cultural studies, offering a historical overview of audience theory in a fascinating synthesis of text, context and audience study.

Beyond Uhura

Author : Nichelle Nichols
ISBN : 075220839X
Genre : Actors
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For nearly 30 years Nichelle Nichols, African American granddaughter of a former slave-owner, has been part of the Star Trek myth as Lieutenant Uhura, Communications Officer on the Starship Enterprise. In this autobiography she recounts her personal and professional life.

Gateways Book Seven What Lay Beyond

Author : Various
ISBN : 9781471108914
Genre : Fiction
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Created by an incalculably ancient civilisation whose transcendent technology is quantum levels beyond that of the Federation and its allies, the newly discovered Gateways offer instantaneous transportation across the stars. Their sudden reactivation has destabilised relations between planets and cultures hitherto separated by countless light years. Starfleet's finest have coped with the crisis as best they can, but circumstances have forced a handful of valiant commanders, one after another, to make the leap through separate Gateways into the unknown. Each of these brave heroes has taken the ultimate gamble and hurled themselves bodily into a Gateway with no knowledge or forwarning of what they will find on the other side. Each must face a unique personal challenge and find their own way back to the ships and the homes they left behind. And beyond at least one of the Gates are their mysterious and primordial architects, the ageless Iconians themselves... THE AUTHORS of the Gateways saga are: Diane Carey, Peter David, Keith R.A. DeCandido, Christie Golden, Robert Greenberger and Susan Wright.

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