The Science of 'Battlestar Galactica' [Audiobook] download free by Kevin Grazier

The Science of 'Battlestar Galactica' Audiobook download free by Kevin Grazier
  • Listen audiobook: The Science of 'Battlestar Galactica'
  • Author: Kevin Grazier
  • Release date: 2010/11/27
  • Publisher: TURNER PUBLISHING COMPANY
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Entertainment
  • ISBN: 9780470399095
  • Rating: 7.65 of 10
  • Votes: 137
  • Review by: Landen Yu
  • Review rating: 8.36 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/31
  • Duration: 4H5M37S in 256 kbps (67.2 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-21
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WAV, MPEG4, FLAC, WMA, MP3, MOD (compression TAR.Z, RAR, DMG, ZIP, RPM, CAB, ALZ)
  • Total pages original book: 336
  • Includes a PDF summary of 40 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 27M48S (8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: The official guide to the science behind the Battlestar Galactica universeBattlestar 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.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Popular Culture, Television, Science: General Issues, Popular Science
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 25.45 USD
  • Dimensions: 192x236x17mm
  • Weight: 596g
  • Printed by: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • Published in: Chichester, United Kingdom

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