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Perkowitz, Sidney Hollywood Science - Movies, Science and the End of  the World
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Sidney Perkowitz

Hollywood Science - Movies, Science and the End of the World

Movies, Science, and the End of the World

€ 94.55


Looks at how science is portrayed in over one hundred films, discussing the accuracy rate of science in movies and the influence they have on public opinion



Taal / Language : English

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Preface: A Personal Note ix
INTRODUCTION
1. Looking for Science in the Movies? Check Out Science Fiction Films First
3
PART I. DANGERS FROM NATURE
2. Alien Encounters
19
3. Devastating Collisions
49
4. Our Violent Planet
67
PART II. DANGERS FROM OURSELVES
5. Atoms Unleashed
93
6. Genes and Germs Gone Bad
116
7. The Computers Take Over
142
PART III. THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE REAL
8. Scientists as Heroes, Nerds, and Villains
167
9. Solid Science and Quantum Loopiness: Golden Eagles and Golden Turkeys
196
10. Hollywood Science vs. Real Science
213
Afterword: Finding Real Science in the Movies and Beyond 227
Appendix: Alongside Hollywood Science, There`s Popcorn Science 229
Further Reading and Viewing 231
Filmography 239
Acknowledgments 243
Index 245
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Hardback
256 pagina's
Januari 2008
508 gram
184 x 159 x 25 mm
Columbia University Press us


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