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Math and Science Without Tears: Movies/TV/Radio

Teaching and learning math and science through sports, movies, comics, art, and more.

Math and Science from Mr. Wizard to Dr. Who

Adams, Douglas. Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy. PR6051 D3352 H48 2002. This story was originally a BBC radio program; hear it on audio cassettes: PR6051 D3352 H5 1996 and PR6051 D3352 H52 2004.

Cavelos, Jeanne. The Science of Star Wars: An Astrophysicist's Independent Examination of Space Travel, Aliens, Planets, and Robots as Portrayed in the Star Wars Films and Books. QB500 C38 2000b.

Clegg, Brian. Ten Billion Tomorrows: How Science Fiction Technology Became a Reality and Shapes Our Future. PN3433.6 C536 2015.

Dubeck, Leroy W. Fantastic Voyages: Learning Science through Science Fiction Films. 2d ed. QC30 D83 2004.

Guerrier, Simon, and Dr. Marek Kukula. The Scientific Secrets pf Doctor Who. PN1992.77 D6273 G84 2015.

Krauss, Lawrence M. The Physics of Star Trek. Also available in print, QB500 K65 2007, and as an audio book, QB500 K652 1996 Cassette (2d floor).

Learning from Mickey, Donald and Walt: Essays on Disney's Edutainment Films. PN1999 W27 L42 2011.

Luokkala, Barry B. Exploring Science Through Science Fiction. 2014. PN1995.9 S265.

Parsons, Paul. The Science of Doctor Who. Q173 P277 2010.

Polster, Burkard, and Marty Ross. Math Goes to the Movies. PN1995.9 M395 P65 2012.

Sklar, Jessica K., and Elizabeth S. Sklar. Mathematics in Popular Culture: Essays on Appearances in Film, Fiction, Games, Television and Other Media. PM96 M395 M38 2012.

Zobel, Dave. The Science of TV's The Big Bang Theory: Explanations Even Penny Would Understand: The Unauthorized Guide. PN1992.77 B485 Z63 2015.



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