The Science of Science Fiction: The Influence of Film and Fiction on the Science and Culture of Our Times
Überblick:Pressestimmen 'Insightful fascinating and an easy read.' —Booklist Online 'It is rare to find someone of Mark's universal talents in science.' —Roy Davies BAFTA-nominated editor of BBC's Timewatch 'Entertaining and insightful. A joy for fans of both science and fiction.' —Gareth L. Powell award-winning author of Ack-Ack Macaque 'A brilliant insight into the influence of Science Fiction on our world culture and imaginations. Bringing together more than four centuries of SF Mark Brake reveals some of the fictional seeds that have developed into real life discoveries.' —Jon Chase award-winning science communicator and co-author of The Science of Star Wars Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende Mark Brake developed the world’s first science and science fiction degree in 1999. He also launched the world’s first astrobiology degree in 2005. He’s communicated science through film television print and radio on five continents including for NASA Seattle’s Science Fiction Museum the BBC the Royal Institution and Sky Movies. He was one of the founding members of NASA’s Astrobiology Institute Science Communication Group. He has written more than a dozen books including Alien Life Imagined for Cambridge University Press in 2012. Mark also tours Europe with Science of Doctor Who Science of Star Wars and Science of Superheroes road shows.