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Title Star wars : where science meets imagination / introduction by Anthony Daniels ; edited by Ed Rodley.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2005.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    791.4375 STA    Available
 PAS Allendale Branch Non-Fiction    791.4375 STA    Available
Description 208 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Note "Published in association with Lucasbooks and the Museum of Science, Boston."
Published on the occasion of the exhibition Star wars: where science meets imagination held at the Boston Museum of Science.
Includes index.
Contents Foreword / Ed Rodley -- Introduction / Anthony Daniels (C-3PO) -- Part 1 : Getting around. Introduction / Ed Rodley -- Space, time, and Star Wars / Lawrence M. Krause -- Air and space vessels : a gallery -- Making the jump to light-speed / Marc G. Millis -- Maglev trains / Sam Gurol and Hiroshi Nakashima -- Star Wars vessels : a gallery -- Visual concepts in Star Wars / Alex Jaeger, ILM -- Living on Coruscant / Ed Rodley. Part 2 : Robots and people. Introduction / Ed Rodley -- Artificial intelligence / Rodney Brooks -- Man, machine, robot, and cyborg / Richard M. Satava -- Implants and prosthetics : a gallery -- Human-robot relationships / Cynthia Breazeal -- The Segway HT / Dean Kamen -- Bringing a movie robot to life / Grant Imahara, ILM -- Star Wars droids and cyborgs : a gallery -- Digital flesh and bones / Robert Coleman, ILM -- Astronauts, robonauts, and the moon / Illah R. Nourbakhsh -- Epilogue / Ed Rodley.
Subject Star Wars films -- Miscellanea.
Added Author Rodley, Ed.
Boston Museum of Science.
Added Title Where science meets imagination
ISBN 0792241835

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