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Treknology : the science of Star Trek, from tricorders to warp drive / Ethan Siegel, PhD.

Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville 791.45 Sie (Text) 32604000205004 DCTPLD AD New Books Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch 791.4575 SIEG (Text) 39391006852188 Nonfiction Available -
Perry Co PL - Bookmobile BJ 791 SIE (Text) 70621000562779 BKM-Juv NonFiction Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 601.12 SIEGEL (Text) 33946003270084 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780760352632
  • ISBN: 0760352631
  • Physical Description: 216 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Voyageur Press, 2017.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Starship technology. Warp drive -- Tractor beams -- Transporters -- Impulse engines -- Transparent aluminum -- Antimatter containment -- Weapons and defense. Cloaking devices -- Deflector shields -- Phasers -- Photon torpedoes -- Communications. Subspace communication -- Communicators -- Universal translators -- Computing. Isolinear chips -- The holodeck and holograms -- The ship's computer -- PADDs -- Androids -- Civilian technology. Replicators -- Synthehol -- Automatic sliding doors -- Artificial gravity -- Medical and biological. Emergency medical holograms -- Cybernetic implants -- Human life extension -- Visors -- Hyposprays -- Tricorders -- Conclusion : make it so.
Summary, etc.:
Siegel profiles twenty-five iconic inventions from the Star trek television and film universe, explaining the science behind them. He also examines how close we are to achieving them in the real world. Some are pure fiction, some you're already using, and others are closer than you think!
Subject: Star trek (Television program)
Science > Forecasting > Popular works.
Technological forecasting > Popular works.
PERFORMING ARTS / Television / Reference.
SCIENCE / History.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Aeronautics & Astronautics.

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