Science Fiction Books
Edward Bulwer-Lytton's book is ostensibly a work of Science Fiction. It deals with an underground race of advanced beings, masters of Vril energy - a strange power that can both heal and destroy - who intend to leave their subterranean existence and conqu
Best sci fi books: Juniper Ash is an exciting new adult science fiction bookISBN13: 9780692529232Publisher: A.E. OglesbyPublication Year: 2015Format: PaperbackPages: 216
Finallya a knitting book for nerds who love sci-fi, fantasy, comics, and manga The best of science fiction, manga, and animaguiri meets knit one, purl two as knit siren and part-time roller derby girl Joan of Dark offers up an out-of-this-world assortment of knitting nerdiness inside "Knits for Nerds." The patterns for 30 iconic clothing and accessory items inspired by popular TV shows, books, films, comics, and more-including "Star Trek, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars," and "Firefly"-are presented alongside full-color photographs showcasing completed projects, such as: * Lieutenant Uhura's sexy "Star Trek" minidress * Hobbit feet slippers * "Firefly"-inspired scarf, socks, hat, and jacket * "Tank Girl" socks * Hermione Granger's secret beaded bag * Manga-inspired leg warmers * "The Big Bang Theory"-inspired his and hers sweater-vests * "Lord of the Rings"-inspired shrug In addition to a wardrobe of costume finery, hobbyists will also find instructions for practical projects such as an e-reader cover or a laptop bag crafted of checkered fabric that serves double-duty as a chessboard and carryall, as well as patterns for plush toys inspired by "Star Trek," robots, and the comic book "Squee " Wear (and knit ) your nerdiness on your sleeve with "Knits for Nerds.
From one of science fiction's most acclaimed novelists comes this engrossing journey through the books, movies, and television programs that have shaped our perspective of both the present and the future. In an uncompromising, often irreverent survey of t
Avoiding mathematical and scientific equations in favor of more modern language that is clear and with a good dose of humor, this book explains many different scientific concepts with the help of science fiction films and superhero comic books. This fresh, new take on science addresses the validity and possibility of certain sci-fi and comic book tropes, such as asteroid impacts, invisibility, and teleportation, from a truly scientific perspective.
Hands-on lessons can be fun and compelling, but when it comes to life science, they aren't always possible, practical, effective, or safe. Children can't follow a lion as it stalks a gazelle, visit the exotic kapok tree in a rain forest, or swim alongside the underwater life in a pond. But they can explore a whole world of animals, plants, and ecosystems through the pages of beautifully illustrated, science-themed picture books.
A timely volume that uses science fiction as a springboard to meaningful philosophical discussions, especially at points of contact between science fiction and new scientific developments. Raises questions and examines timely themes concerning the nature of the mind, time travel, artificial intelligence, neural enhancement, free will, the nature of persons, transhumanism, virtual reality, and neuroethicsDraws on a broad range of books, films and television series, including "The Matrix, Star Trek, Blade Runner, Frankenstein, Brave New World, The Time Machine, " and "Back to the Future"Considers the classic philosophical puzzles that appeal to the general reader, while also exploring new topics of interest to the more seasoned academic