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The Physics of Star Trek

(1996)
Author: Lawrence M. Krauss
Publisher: HarperPerennial
Pages: 188
Personal Rating: 7/10
Amazon: 4.5/5
Goodreads: 4/5
Bindings:Paper Back
Classifications:SciFi
NonFiction
Synopsis:
* What warps when you're traveling at warp speed?
* What's the difference between the holodeck and a hologram?
* What happens when you get beamed up?
* What is the difference between a wormhole and a black hole?
* What is antimatter, and why does the Enterprise need it?
* Are time loops really possible, and can I kill my grandmother before I am born?

Discover the answers to these and many other fascinating questions as a renowned physicist and dedicated Trekker explores The Physics of Star Trek.

Featuring a selection on the top ten physics bloopers and blunders in Star Trek as selected by Nobel Prize-winning physicists and other devout trekkers!
Reaction:
This is a fun read if it's something you're interested in. And the author does a good job of keeping it interesting.
Trivia:
This book has a foreward by Stephen Hawking.