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Kip Thorne
Foreword by Christopher Nolan

A journey through the otherworldly science behind Christopher Nolan's highly anticipated film, Interstellar, from executive physicist Kip Thorne.

Interstellar, from acclaimed filmmaker Christopher Nolan, takes us on a fantastic voyage far beyond our solar system. Yet in The Science of Interstellar, Kip Thorne, the physicist who assisted Nolan on the scientific aspects of Interstellar, shows us that the movie’s jaw-dropping events and stunning, never-before-attempted visuals are grounded in real science. Thorne shares his experiences working as the science adviser on the film and then moves on to the science itself. In chapters on wormholes, black holes, interstellar travel, and much more, Thorne’s scientific insights—many of them triggered during the actual scripting and shooting of Interstellar—describe the physical laws that govern our universe and the truly astounding phenomena that those laws make possible.  >> more

The Science of Interstellar

November 2014 • Paper • £14.99 • ISBN 978 0 393 35137 8 • 336pp • 197 x 254mm