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Insultingly Stupid Movie Physics - 08 edition

Insultingly Stupid Movie Physics (ISBN10: 1402210337; ISBN13: 9781402210334)
ISBN13: 978-1402210334
ISBN10: 1402210337

Summary: -Would the bus in Speed really have made that jump? -Could a Star Wars ship actually explode in space? -What really would have happened if you said ?Honey, I shrunk the kids?? The companion book to the hit website (www.intuitor.com/moviephysics), which boasts more than 1 million visitors per year, Insultingly Stupid Movie Physics is a hilarious guide to the biggest mistakes, most outrageous assumptions, and the outright lunacy at work in Hollywood films that play with the rules of s
cience. In this fascinating and funny guide, author Tom Rogers examines 20 different topics and shows how, when it comes to filmmaking, the rules of physics are flexible. Einsteins and film buffs alike will be educated and entertained by this wise and witty guide to science in Hollywood.
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Summary: -Would the bus in Speed really have made that jump? -Could a Star Wars ship actually explode in space? -What really would have happened if you said ?Honey, I shrunk the kids?? The companion book to the hit website (www.intuitor.com/moviephysics), which boasts more than 1 million visitors per year, Insultingly Stupid Movie Physics is a hilarious guide to the biggest mistakes, most outrageous assumptions, and the outright lunacy at work in Hollywood films that play with the rules of science. In this fascinating and funny guide, author Tom Rogers examines 20 different topics and shows how, when it comes to filmmaking, the rules of physics are flexible. Einsteins and film buffs alike will be educated and entertained by this wise and witty guide to science in Hollywood. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 08
Cover: Print On Demand
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
Published: 11/01/2007
International: No



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