by Sidney Perkowitz, Eddy von Mueller
Few creations have risen from literary origins to reach world-wide importance like Frankenstein.  This landmark volume celebrates the bicentenary of Mary Shelley's creation and its indelible impact on art and culture.The tale of a tormented creature created in a laboratory began on a rainy night in 1816 in the imagination of a nineteen-year-old Ma ...
Number of pages: 384 | Publication Date: 2018-01-02 | ISBN-13: 9781681776293

Hollywood ScienceHollywood Science
Sidney Perkowitz
Whether depicting humans battling aliens or a brave geologist saving lives as a volcano erupts, science-fiction films are an exciting visual and sensuous introduction to the workings of science and technology. These films explore a range of complex topics in vivid and accessible ways, from space travel and laser technology to genetic engineering, g ...
Number of pages: 272 | Publication Date: 2010-02-23 | ISBN-13: 9780231142816

James Cameron's Story of Science FictionJames Cameron's Story of Science Fiction
by Randall Frakes, Brooks Peck, Sidney Perkowitz, Matt Singer, Gary Wolfe, Lisa Yaszek
The perfect companion to AMC’s six-part television series James Cameron’s Story of Science Fiction, this unique book explores the history and evolution of the genre with contributions from the filmmakers who have helped bring it to lifeFor the show, James Cameron personally interviewed six of the biggest names in science fiction filmmaking ...
Number of pages: 224 | Publication Date: 2018-05-15 | ISBN-13: 9781683834977

Empire of LightEmpire of Light
Sidney Perkowitz
A Choice Outstanding Academic Book, 1997 ...
Number of pages: 240 | Publication Date: 1996-09-15 | ISBN-13: 9780805032116

Digital PeopleDigital People
Sidney Perkowitz
Robots, androids, and bionic people pervade popular culture, from classics like Frankenstein and R.U.R. to modern tales such as The Six Million Dollar Man, The Terminator, and A.I. Our fascination is obvious â€" and the technology is quickly moving from books and films to real life. In a lab at MIT, scientists and technicians have created an art ...
Number of pages: 246 | Publication Date: 2004-05-05 | ISBN-13: 9780309089876

Slow LightSlow Light
Sidney Perkowitz
Slow Light is a popular treatment of today's astonishing breakthroughs in the science of light. Even though we don't understand light's quantum mysteries, we can slow it to a stop and speed it up beyond its Einsteinian speed limit, 186,000 miles/sec; use it for quantum telecommunications; teleport it; manipulate it to create invisibility; and perha ...
Number of pages: 156 | Publication Date: 2011-07-26 | ISBN-13: 9781848167520

Universal FoamUniversal Foam
Physicist Sidney Perkowitz, whom the Washington Post calls "a gloriously lucid science writer," exposes the full dimensions of foam in our lives, from cappuccino to the cosmos. Foam affects the taste of beer, makes shaving easier, insulates take-out coffee cups and NASA space shuttles, controls bleeding in trauma victims, aids in drilling for oil, ...
Number of pages: 208 | Publication Date: 2001-10-16 | ISBN-13: 9780385720700

Universal FoamUniversal Foam
by Sidney Perkowitz, S. Perkowitz

Number of pages: 194 | Publication Date: 2000-08-01 | ISBN-13: 9780802713575

Hollywood ChemistryHollywood Chemistry
Sidney Perkowitz
Hollywood and science have found each other, and seem to have formed the strongest bond to date. The increasing use of science consultants in science fiction and science-themed productions, from comedies like The Big Bang Theory to dramas like Breaking Bad, as well as the creation of the Science and Entertainment Exchange by the National Academy of ...
Number of pages: 344 | Publication Date: 2014-02-05 | ISBN-13: 9780841228245

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