The Science of Interstellar
ISBN: 0393351378
EAN13: 9780393351378
Language: English
Pages: 324
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 10.00" L x 8.00" W
Weight: 2.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
Interstellar , from acclaimed filmmaker Christopher Nolan, takes us on a fantastic voyage far beyond our solar system. Yet in The Science of Interstellar , Kip Thorne, the Nobel prize-winning physicist who assisted Nolan on the scientific aspects of Interstellar , shows us that the movie's jaw-dropping events and stunning, never-before-attempted visuals are grounded in real science. Thorne shares his experiences working as the science adviser on the film and then moves on to the science itself. In chapters on wormholes, black holes, interstellar travel, and much more, Thorne's scientific insights--many of them triggered during the actual scripting and shooting of Interstellar --describe the physical laws that govern our universe and the truly astounding phenomena that those laws make possible. Interstellar and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and (c) Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (s14).