Hollywood Science: Movies, Science, and the End of the World

Hollywood Science: Movies, Science, and the End of the World

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In this book, a scientist and dedicated film enthusiast discusses the portrayal of science in more than one hundred films, including science fiction, scientific biographies, and documentaries. Beginning with early films like Voyage to the Moon and Metropolis and concluding with more recent offerings like The Matrix, War of the Worlds, A Beautiful Mind, and An Inconvenient Truth, Sidney Perkowitz questions how much faith we can put into Hollywood's depiction of scientists… (more)

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Publisher: Columbia University Press (October 06, 2007)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 272 pages

File size: 21.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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