Physics of the Impossible: A Scientific Exploration into the World of Phasers, Force Fields, Teleportation, and Time Travel

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Mar 11, 2008 - Science - 288 pages
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Teleportation, time machines, force fields, and interstellar space ships—the stuff of science fiction or potentially attainable future technologies? Inspired by the fantastic worlds of Star Trek, Star Wars, and Back to the Future, renowned theoretical physicist and bestselling author Michio Kaku takes an informed, serious, and often surprising look at what our current understanding of the universe's physical laws may permit in the near and distant future.Entertaining, informative, and imaginative, Physics of the Impossible probes the very limits of human ingenuity and scientific possibility.


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Wonderful insight and storytelling. - Goodreads
And the author dumbed down his explanations. - Goodreads
This book is easy to read for the non scientist. - Goodreads
Physicist Michio Kaku is a brilliant writer! - Goodreads
I found these explanations mostly accurate, but boring. - Goodreads
This book was a fun, educational read that I enjoyed. - Goodreads

Review: Physics of the Impossible: A Scientific Exploration into the World of Phasers, Force Fields, Teleportation, and Time Travel

User Review  - Benjamin Kuttner - Goodreads

Hey what about making science fun? Linking it to popular sci-fi? These are great ideas in themselves that all science teachers should take note of. The co-founder of of String Field Theory makes this ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jessica - Goodreads

I was a huge fan of Michio Kaku's Hyperspace, so I was really looking forward to this book. I was a little disappointed in it, and I think it can be boiled down to three reasons: 1. Entirely my fault ... Read full review

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Michio Kaku is the Henry Semat Professor of Theoretical Physics at the CUNY Graduate Center, a leader in the field of theoretical physics, and cofounder of string field theory. He is the author of several widely acclaimed science books, including Parallel Worlds, Visions, Beyond Einstein, and the bestseller Hyperspace. His books have been translated all over the world. He has written for Time, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Discover Magazine, The London Daily Telegraph, New Scientist Magazine, and other periodcals.


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