Blue Print for a Battlestar HC (2016 Sterling) comic books
1st printing. By Rod Pyle. From transporters to fully functioning androids, science fiction expands our imaginations, spurring us to think about what the future might hold. But what would it take to bring this fictional technology to fruition? Here, in an irresistible analysis, is the real science behind 25 inventions from the most popular sci-fi movies and TV series, presented by Rob Pyle, a NASA insider. Looking at such works as Star Trek, Star Wars, Doctor Who, The Terminator, Iron Man, and The Matrix, Rod explains and dissects each concept, from time machines, warp drive, cyborgs, and nanomachines to lightsabers, jet packs, exoskeletons, cloaking devices, and more. Hardcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 192 pages, full color. Cover price $24.95.