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What exactly “warps” when you are traveling at warp speed? What is the difference between the holodeck and a hologram? What happens when you get beamed up? Are time loops really possible, and can I kill my grandmother before I was born?

Until now, fans of Star Trek were hard pressed to find answers to vital questions such as these. Now Lawrence M. Krauss, an internationally known theoretical physicist and educator, has written the quintessential physics book for Trekkers and non-Trekkers alike.

Anyone who has ever wondered, “Could this really happen?” will gain useful insights into the Star Trek universe (and, incidentally, the real universe) in this charming and accessible volume. Krauss boldly goes where Star Trek has gone—and beyond. He uses the Star Trek future as a launching pad to discuss the forefront of modern physics. From Newton to Hawking, from Einstein to Feynman, from Kirk to Janeway, Krauss leads the reader on a voyage to the world of physics as we now know it—and as it might one day be.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “This book is fun…Kraus is always enlightening.”

    New York Times Book Review

  • “The essential tubeside companion for the fans of the venerable Star Trek series.”

    Washington Post

  • “A fascinating way to learn about physics.”

    St. Petersburg Times

  • “Ever wonder what exactly warp drive might be? Krauss has the answer: neither writing down nor pandering, he describes just how the space-time continuum is, in Einstein’s special theory of relativity, potentially warped in such a way that it could be used for blasting objects around the universe…There’s even an absorbing chapter on the times when [Star Trek’s] science fiction loses its grip on science fact.”

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