Science of Phillip Pullman's His Dark Materials
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Science of Phillip Pullman's His Dark Materials byThis book comes with an introduction by Philip Pullman. Award-winning science writers Mary and John Gribbin reveal how Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy ( Northern Lights , The Subtle Knife and The Amber Spyglass ) is rooted in astonishing scientific truth. Drawing on string theory and spacetime, quantum physics and chaos theory, they answer fascinating questions such as: could parallel worlds like Will's and Lyra's really exist? How does the subtle knife cut through anything? Could there be a bomb like the one made with Lyra's hair? And, of course, What are the dark materials?
's On 20031203 'Mary and John Gribbin write with great clarity'
'fascinating and accessible...Written passionately and with an enchanting level of clarity'
'The authors...have a talent for expressing ideas in clear, simple language, and for finding good analogies for complex ideas.'
'any Pullman fan will be spellbound'
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Hodder Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Books
4th October 2007
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