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Kevin Grazier,Patrick Di Justo,: The Science of "Battlestar Galactica"

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The official guide to the science behind the "Battlestar Galactica" universe"Battlestar Galactica" ("BSG") has been called the best show on television, and as real as science fiction gets. It has dealt with issues of religious freedom, patriotism, terrorism, genetic engineering, and the ultimate science fiction question: what does it mean to be human? While the re-imagined "BSG" may not be packed with cool techie tools (the bad guys don't even have laser guns for frak's sake!), this book shows that the science in the series has a lot to say about the use of science and technology in our lives today.What are the principles behind artificial gravity and sublight propulsion? Are Cylons men or machines? How are humanoid Cylons able to interface with computers? By tackling these and other intriguing questions, "The Science of Battlestar Galactica" takes us billions of miles away from Earth so that we can turn around and see ourselves from a different perspective.Tackles fans' most pressing "BSG" questions, from how an FTL drive might work to how the 12 colonies of Kobol could co-exist to the principles behind Gaius Baltar's Cylon-detectorFeatures behind-the-scenes anecdotes, quotes from the "BSG Series Bible, " and over 60 photosIncludes a foreword by "BSG" co-executive producer, Jane Espenson, and an afterword by actor, Richard Hatch, who played Tom Zarek in the reimagined series and Captain Apollo in the classic seriesCo-written by "BSG"'s scientific advisor and a "Wired" contributing editorPacked with must-know details and scientific background, this thought-provoking book will help you see "Battlestar Galactica" as never before.

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Author: Kevin Grazier,Patrick Di Justo,
Number of Pages: 336 pages
Published Date: 19 Oct 2010
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication Country: Chichester, United Kingdom
Language: English
ISBN: 9780470399095
Download Link: Click Here
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