Wizards, Aliens, and Starships
Physics and Math in Fantasy and Science FictionBook - 2014
Presents a collection of essays examining the physics and mathematics in science fiction and fantasy writing. Critiques the plausible and impossible in several science fiction novels and short stories, discussing such topics as physics in the Harry Potter series, space travel, other worlds and aliens, and the survival of humanity in the far distant future.
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 
Characteristics: xi, 378 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm