Astrophysics Explained by Pop Culture!

Original title: L’astrophysique expliquée par la pop culture !

Author: Beaufort, Noémie

Publication Date:

November 2022

Pages:

336

Original language and publisher

Territories Handled

Worldwide excl. French

Genres

Gift Book, Popular Culture, Science

Astrophysics Explained by Pop Culture!

Original title: L’astrophysique expliquée par la pop culture !

Author: Beaufort, Noémie

Synopsis

Understanding astrophysics through pop culture science and pop culture heroes.

Scientific advances nourish the popular imagination. Intergalactic travels, extraterrestrial civilizations, black holes… Space is a beautiful playground for pop culture and fictional works are full of scientific concepts and references.

Noémie Beaufort is a scientific editor. She invites us to learn about the (great) history of astrophysics, and to discover its main concepts by leaning on concrete fictional examples such as Avatar, Star Trek, the Guardians of the Galaxy and several others…

After Genetics Explained, (re)discover Astrophysics explained by pop culture!