Philip Pullmans His Dark Materials trilogy is renowned for its mystery and magic. Whats the truth behind it all? Is the golden compass actually based in science? How does the subtle knife cut through anything? Could there be a bomb like the one made with Lyras hair? How do the Gallivespians lodestone resonators really work? And, of course, what are the Dark Materials? Drawing on string theory and spacetime, quantum physics and chaos theory, award-winning science writers Mary and John Gribbin reveal the real science behind Philip Pullmans bestselling fantasy trilogy in entertaining and crystal-clear prose.From the Hardcover edition.
The science of Philip Pullman's His dark materials
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