The Science of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials

The Science of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials

Book - 2005
Average Rating:
Rate this:
Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy is renowned for its mystery and magic. What's the truth behind it all? Is the golden compass actually based in science? How does the subtle knife cut through anything? Could there be a bomb like the one made with Lyra's hair? How do the Gallivespians' lodestone resonators really work? And, of course, what are the Dark Materials? Drawing on string theory and spacetime, quantum physics and chaos theory, award-winning science writers Mary and John Gribbin reveal the real science behind Philip Pullman's bestselling fantasy trilogy in entertaining and crystal-clear prose. From the Hardcover edition.
Publisher: New York : Knopf , 2005, c2003
Edition: 1st American ed
ISBN: 9780375831447
0375831444
9780375931444
0375931449
Characteristics: xix, 203 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Gribbin, John R.
Alternative Title: His dark materials

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at CALS

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top