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The Resource Hollyweird science : from spaceships to microchips, Kevin R. Grazier, Stephen Cass

Hollyweird science : from spaceships to microchips, Kevin R. Grazier, Stephen Cass

Label
Hollyweird science : from spaceships to microchips
Title
Hollyweird science
Title remainder
from spaceships to microchips
Statement of responsibility
Kevin R. Grazier, Stephen Cass
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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1961-
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Grazier, Kevin R.
Dewey number
791.43/66
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN1995.9.S265
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Cass, Stephen
Series statement
Science and fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science in motion pictures
  • Science fiction television programs
  • Science fiction films
  • Performing arts
Label
Hollyweird science : from spaceships to microchips, Kevin R. Grazier, Stephen Cass
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Meet the Storyteller: Music Composer Bear McCreary and Karaś Coordinates
Antecedent source
file reproduced from an electronic resource
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • Foreword; Acknowledgements; Contents; 1: Prologue: For Sake of Argument; 2: English Versus Sciencespeak; 3: The Many-Body Problem: The Culture of Science; The Culture of Science When not Confined to the Petri Dish; Science Literacy I: What Is Science Literacy?; Science Literacy II: "Piled Higher and Deeper", or Something Else?; Scientist Lifestyle: Aves of a Species; Scientists on Hollywood Scientists; Back off, Man, We're Scientists; 4: The Scarecrow's Blunder: Mathematics and Statistics; Mathematics Box: Pi-curious; Mathematics Box: All About e
  • Math Box: Base Jumping: Using Different Number SystemsMath Box: Correlation Versus Causation; Math as Scienceś Boring Cousin; Statistics Box: The Monty Hall Problem; Hollywoodś Complicated Relationship with Statistics; Statistics Box: Nielsen Ratings and Share; Mathematics Box: The Nature of Randomness, or Why Stars D̀̀ie in Threes;́́ Statistics Box: The Odds of Winning the Lottery; The Final Tally; 5: Letś Get Digital: Computers in Cinema; Computer Architecture; Science Box: (to be) OR NOT(to be) = TRUE; Science Box: Of Bits and Bytes and Bases; At the Junction, P-N Junction
  • Science Box: Gap Band Versus Band GapScience Box: Making Electrons Logical; Memory/Data/Storage; Science Box: A Bit on Programming; Letś Get Small; Cryptology: Gur irel onfvpf; Hacking; Big Data; Science Box: The Evolution of H̀̀acking;́́ Hollywood Analytics; Cleverer and Cleverer; 6: Heavy Metal: AIs and Robots in Cinema; Science Box: How Much Disk Space Does It Take to Save a Mind?; The Nuts and Bolts of Cinematic Robots; Meet the Storyteller: James Kerwin; Robots of All Shapes and Sizes; The Run-up to the Technological Singularity; On Being Human; Meet the Storyteller: David Brin
  • 7: Boldly Going: Cinematic SpaceshipsMeet the Rocket Scientist: Jack Parsons; Do You Wanna Build a Spaceship?; Science Box: The Physics of Gravity Assist; Science Box: Spaceś Shooting Range and the Kessler Syndrome; Science Box: Ascension, Dudley Buck, and the Cryotron Computer; Ground System; Meet the Storyteller: Andy Weir, Novelist, The Martian; The Overview Effect; 8: The Gravity of the Situation: Orbits; No Such Thing as a Free Launch: Getting into Orbit and Staying There; Science Box: What Goes Up May Not Necessarily Come Down: Escape Velocity; Keplerś Laws; Keplerś First Law
  • Science Box: Keplerś First Law and the Orbits of Neptune and Pluto, and Planet XKeplerś Second Law; Science Box: Gravity, Keplerś Second Law, and the Molniya Orbit; Keplerś Third Law; Science Box: Keplerś Third Law and Geostationary/Geosynchronous Orbits; Lagrange Points; Meet the Storyteller: Nicole Perlman; 9: Getting from There to Here: Navigation in Space; Defining a Coordinate System or Reference Frame; Science Box: Constellation Prize; Science Box: A Light-Year by Any Other Name; Dude, Whereś Our Spaceship?; Science Box: Parallax, the Parsec, and the Kessel Run; Here Be Dragons
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unknown
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1 online resource
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783319542157
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unknown
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illustrations
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Label
Hollyweird science : from spaceships to microchips, Kevin R. Grazier, Stephen Cass
Publication
Note
Meet the Storyteller: Music Composer Bear McCreary and Karaś Coordinates
Antecedent source
file reproduced from an electronic resource
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • Foreword; Acknowledgements; Contents; 1: Prologue: For Sake of Argument; 2: English Versus Sciencespeak; 3: The Many-Body Problem: The Culture of Science; The Culture of Science When not Confined to the Petri Dish; Science Literacy I: What Is Science Literacy?; Science Literacy II: "Piled Higher and Deeper", or Something Else?; Scientist Lifestyle: Aves of a Species; Scientists on Hollywood Scientists; Back off, Man, We're Scientists; 4: The Scarecrow's Blunder: Mathematics and Statistics; Mathematics Box: Pi-curious; Mathematics Box: All About e
  • Math Box: Base Jumping: Using Different Number SystemsMath Box: Correlation Versus Causation; Math as Scienceś Boring Cousin; Statistics Box: The Monty Hall Problem; Hollywoodś Complicated Relationship with Statistics; Statistics Box: Nielsen Ratings and Share; Mathematics Box: The Nature of Randomness, or Why Stars D̀̀ie in Threes;́́ Statistics Box: The Odds of Winning the Lottery; The Final Tally; 5: Letś Get Digital: Computers in Cinema; Computer Architecture; Science Box: (to be) OR NOT(to be) = TRUE; Science Box: Of Bits and Bytes and Bases; At the Junction, P-N Junction
  • Science Box: Gap Band Versus Band GapScience Box: Making Electrons Logical; Memory/Data/Storage; Science Box: A Bit on Programming; Letś Get Small; Cryptology: Gur irel onfvpf; Hacking; Big Data; Science Box: The Evolution of H̀̀acking;́́ Hollywood Analytics; Cleverer and Cleverer; 6: Heavy Metal: AIs and Robots in Cinema; Science Box: How Much Disk Space Does It Take to Save a Mind?; The Nuts and Bolts of Cinematic Robots; Meet the Storyteller: James Kerwin; Robots of All Shapes and Sizes; The Run-up to the Technological Singularity; On Being Human; Meet the Storyteller: David Brin
  • 7: Boldly Going: Cinematic SpaceshipsMeet the Rocket Scientist: Jack Parsons; Do You Wanna Build a Spaceship?; Science Box: The Physics of Gravity Assist; Science Box: Spaceś Shooting Range and the Kessler Syndrome; Science Box: Ascension, Dudley Buck, and the Cryotron Computer; Ground System; Meet the Storyteller: Andy Weir, Novelist, The Martian; The Overview Effect; 8: The Gravity of the Situation: Orbits; No Such Thing as a Free Launch: Getting into Orbit and Staying There; Science Box: What Goes Up May Not Necessarily Come Down: Escape Velocity; Keplerś Laws; Keplerś First Law
  • Science Box: Keplerś First Law and the Orbits of Neptune and Pluto, and Planet XKeplerś Second Law; Science Box: Gravity, Keplerś Second Law, and the Molniya Orbit; Keplerś Third Law; Science Box: Keplerś Third Law and Geostationary/Geosynchronous Orbits; Lagrange Points; Meet the Storyteller: Nicole Perlman; 9: Getting from There to Here: Navigation in Space; Defining a Coordinate System or Reference Frame; Science Box: Constellation Prize; Science Box: A Light-Year by Any Other Name; Dude, Whereś Our Spaceship?; Science Box: Parallax, the Parsec, and the Kessel Run; Here Be Dragons
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783319542157
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote

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