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The Physics of Star Wars

The Science Behind a Galaxy Far, Far Away

by Patrick Johnson Author · Jonathan Davis Narrator

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Explore the physics behind the world of Star Wars, with engaging topics and accessible information that shows how we're closer than ever before to creating technology from the galaxy far, far away—perfect for every Star Wars fan!
Ever wish you could have your very own lightsaber like Luke Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi? Or that you could fly through space at the speed of light like Han Solo and Poe Dameron?

Well, those ideas aren't as outlandish as you think.

In The Physics of Star Wars, you'll explore the mystical power of the Force using quantum mechanics, find out how much energy it would take for the Death Star or Starkiller Base to destroy a planet, and discover how we can potentially create our very own lightsabers. The fantastical world of Star Wars may become a reality!

Publication Details

Publisher:
Simon & Schuster Audio
Edition:
Unabridged
Publication Date:
2017

Format

  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook 215.6 MB
  • OverDrive Listen 215.6 MB

Patrick Johnson (Author)

Patrick Johnson is an assistant teaching professor at Georgetown University. He previously taught at Marquette University and William Jewell College before receiving his PhD in physics from Washington University in St. Louis. Patrick gained his pa...

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