Explore the science behind one of television’s greatest series. Star Trek shaped and defined the science-fiction genre for generations of television viewers and writers, and now readers can learn more about the science presented on the show. What’s it like traveling at warp speed? What are the different types of dark matter and black holes? Learn all this and more!
Lawrence M. Krauss is an internationally known theoretical physicist and author of 10 popular books, including the international bestseller The Physics of Star Trek and A Universe from Nothing, which immediately became a New York Times bestseller and has now been translated into 24 different languages. He has won numerous awards for his research, his writing, and his efforts to popularize science, and is the only physicist to have received major awards from all three U.S Physics Societies. He is a frequent contributor to NPR and theWall Street Journal and is the author of over 300 scientific publications, as well as numerous articles on physics and astronomy.
Larry McKeever was an actor, narrator, and recording artist. He narrated hundreds of books, including novels by James A. Michener, Isaac Asimov, and Robert A. Heinlein. For more than 15 years, he contributed monthly to Braille Monitor, the leading publication of the National Federation of the Blind, and became known as the “voice of the blind.”