The Science of Interstellar Pdf

The Science of Interstellar

Number of page: 336
Author: Kip Thorne
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393351385
Category: Science

A journey through the otherworldly science behind Christopher Nolan’s award-winning film, Interstellar, from executive producer and Nobel Prize-winning physicist Kip Thorne. Interstellar, from acclaimed filmmaker Christopher Nolan, takes us on a fantastic voyage far beyond our solar system. Yet in The Science of Interstellar, Kip Thorne, the Nobel prize-winning physicist who assisted Nolan on the scientific aspects of Interstellar, shows us that the movie’s jaw-dropping events and stunning, never-before-attempted visuals are grounded in real science. Thorne shares his experiences working as the science adviser on the film and then moves on to the science itself. In chapters on wormholes, black holes, interstellar travel, and much more, Thorne’s scientific insights—many of them triggered during the actual scripting and shooting of Interstellar—describe the physical laws that govern our universe and the truly astounding phenomena that those laws make possible. Interstellar and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (s14).

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About The Author

Kip Thorne, a Nobel Prize-winning physicist and the Feynman Professor of Theoretical Physics Emeritus at Caltech, is the author of the bestselling books Black Holes and Time Warps and The Science of Interstellar. Thorne was an executive producer for the 2014 film Interstellar. He lives in Pasadena, California.


  • Tim GeeTim Gee
    Loved it Fascinating look at the science behind one of my favorite movies. And not so completely technical that i could not follow it.
  • Jackson Long: RationalismJackson Long: Rationalism
    Amazing Read! Even though I’m considered young, I surprisingly understood the physics used in this book! You really outdid yourself!
  • Pono AkinaPono Akina
    Great Book It is a great book about the basic breakdown of the movie that I enjoyed thoroughly!
  • Samet TonyalıSamet Tonyalı
    Awesome It was amazing. Thanks Kip!
  • a space beara space bear
    Just perfect! Great science book , understandable also for the average person , based on probably 1 of the most scientific accurate movies so far. Made me for the 1st time be able to somehow visually grasp phenomena like black holes, wormholes and the bulk. Recommendation for anyone!!!
  • Sammy PeraltaSammy Peralta
    Loved it! Such a fantastic read!
  • Vinod KumarVinod Kumar
    Loved it..!! Kip Thorne, I loved the way you wrote the book. The diagrams helped a lot. I got a tonn of doubts and i dont knw how to solve them. Googled a lot but these doubts cant be searched in the internet it can be solved only through a conversation. And I deeply wish one day i could talk to you. Atleast to resolve the doubts. And finally thanks fr writing such an immaculate book.
  • Mehrdad YMehrdad Y
    Perfect! just perfect!
  • dji zzahdji zzah
    Awesome This movie is spectacular and breathtaking!
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