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The Resource The science of Philip Pullman's His dark materials, Mary and John Gribbin ; with an introduction by Philip Pullman

The science of Philip Pullman's His dark materials, Mary and John Gribbin ; with an introduction by Philip Pullman

Label
The science of Philip Pullman's His dark materials
Title
The science of Philip Pullman's His dark materials
Statement of responsibility
Mary and John Gribbin ; with an introduction by Philip Pullman
Title variation
His dark materials
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gribbin, Mary
Dewey number
823/.914
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Interest level
MG+
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
7.5
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Gribbin, John
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pullman, Philip
  • Pullman, Philip
  • Literature and science
  • Young adult fiction, English
  • Fantasy fiction, English
  • Science in literature
Target audience
adult
Label
The science of Philip Pullman's His dark materials, Mary and John Gribbin ; with an introduction by Philip Pullman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Hodder Children's Books, 2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-188) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Chapter 2
  • Never apart
  • Riding on light
  • Proof in the pudding
  • Putting entanglement to work
  • Voodoo bomb
  • Future is now
  • A bit of information
  • Lyra & Will
  • Dark Materials: The hidden world, and the nature of Dust
  • 15
  • Stretching light
  • Coming to grips with gravity
  • In the beginning
  • Stardust
  • Not stars alone
  • Dark stuff
  • Where is dark matter?
  • Chapter 1
  • From dust to Dust
  • Chapter 3
  • Northern Lights: Lights in the sky, and the magnetic web
  • 31
  • Magic of magnetism
  • Magnetic Earth
  • Inside the atom
  • Behind the Northern Lights
  • Excited atoms
  • Exploring the sky
  • Bright Materials: The secret of science, and all the stars that shine
  • Storms from the sky
  • Chapter 4
  • Golden Compass: The meaning of truth, and the unconscious mind
  • 53
  • Consulting the oracle
  • Consulting the Sherlock
  • Science of truth-telling
  • Book of Changes
  • Consulting the I Ching
  • Good news and bad news
  • 1
  • It's all in the mind
  • Freud and Jung
  • Memories from ancient days
  • Is Dust conscious?
  • Magic of science
  • Chapter 5
  • Other Worlds: Worlds beyond the world, and the quantum cat
  • 77
  • In search of the quantum world
  • Stranger than fiction
  • Stuff of the Universe
  • In with a chance
  • Watch what you're doing
  • Confused atoms
  • Collapsing cats
  • Many Worlds
  • Making worlds
  • Chapter 6
  • Subtle Knife: Hidden dimensions, and how to cut them
  • 97
  • String's the thing
  • Light that shines
  • How short is a piece of string?
  • Hidden dimensions
  • Spectral escapees
  • Stretching space
  • Worlds within worlds
  • Chapter 7
  • Worlds of If: The power of choice, and a balancing act
  • 113
  • In the balance
  • Weather, or not
  • Beyond the rainbow
  • Worlds within worlds
  • Tilting the scales
  • Making your mind up
  • When worlds diverge
  • Infinite possibilities
  • Chapter 8
  • Living Together: The nature of wheels, hummingbirds, and the living planet
  • 131
  • A strange partnership
  • Nature of natural selection
  • Stars like dust
  • Buzzing birds
  • Birds and the flowers
  • Rocky road to life
  • Carbon dioxide pump
  • Living planet
  • Soul of Gaia
  • Chapter 9
  • Amber Spyglass: How to see invisible light, and the way scientists work
  • 147
  • Seeing double
  • Universes beyond the Universe
  • Light fantastic
  • Doubleness disappears
  • Light with attitude
  • Crossed light
  • Working in the dark
  • Seeing invisible light
  • Chapter 10
  • Entanglement: Love is all you need
  • 165
  • Slowness of light
Control code
ocm56404861
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xix, 203 pages
Isbn
9780375831447
Lccn
2004057731
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
823.914 G871 ; XX-N ; C1005BT3 (RS).
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o56404861
  • (Sirsi) o56404861
  • i0375931449
Label
The science of Philip Pullman's His dark materials, Mary and John Gribbin ; with an introduction by Philip Pullman
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Hodder Children's Books, 2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-188) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Chapter 2
  • Never apart
  • Riding on light
  • Proof in the pudding
  • Putting entanglement to work
  • Voodoo bomb
  • Future is now
  • A bit of information
  • Lyra & Will
  • Dark Materials: The hidden world, and the nature of Dust
  • 15
  • Stretching light
  • Coming to grips with gravity
  • In the beginning
  • Stardust
  • Not stars alone
  • Dark stuff
  • Where is dark matter?
  • Chapter 1
  • From dust to Dust
  • Chapter 3
  • Northern Lights: Lights in the sky, and the magnetic web
  • 31
  • Magic of magnetism
  • Magnetic Earth
  • Inside the atom
  • Behind the Northern Lights
  • Excited atoms
  • Exploring the sky
  • Bright Materials: The secret of science, and all the stars that shine
  • Storms from the sky
  • Chapter 4
  • Golden Compass: The meaning of truth, and the unconscious mind
  • 53
  • Consulting the oracle
  • Consulting the Sherlock
  • Science of truth-telling
  • Book of Changes
  • Consulting the I Ching
  • Good news and bad news
  • 1
  • It's all in the mind
  • Freud and Jung
  • Memories from ancient days
  • Is Dust conscious?
  • Magic of science
  • Chapter 5
  • Other Worlds: Worlds beyond the world, and the quantum cat
  • 77
  • In search of the quantum world
  • Stranger than fiction
  • Stuff of the Universe
  • In with a chance
  • Watch what you're doing
  • Confused atoms
  • Collapsing cats
  • Many Worlds
  • Making worlds
  • Chapter 6
  • Subtle Knife: Hidden dimensions, and how to cut them
  • 97
  • String's the thing
  • Light that shines
  • How short is a piece of string?
  • Hidden dimensions
  • Spectral escapees
  • Stretching space
  • Worlds within worlds
  • Chapter 7
  • Worlds of If: The power of choice, and a balancing act
  • 113
  • In the balance
  • Weather, or not
  • Beyond the rainbow
  • Worlds within worlds
  • Tilting the scales
  • Making your mind up
  • When worlds diverge
  • Infinite possibilities
  • Chapter 8
  • Living Together: The nature of wheels, hummingbirds, and the living planet
  • 131
  • A strange partnership
  • Nature of natural selection
  • Stars like dust
  • Buzzing birds
  • Birds and the flowers
  • Rocky road to life
  • Carbon dioxide pump
  • Living planet
  • Soul of Gaia
  • Chapter 9
  • Amber Spyglass: How to see invisible light, and the way scientists work
  • 147
  • Seeing double
  • Universes beyond the Universe
  • Light fantastic
  • Doubleness disappears
  • Light with attitude
  • Crossed light
  • Working in the dark
  • Seeing invisible light
  • Chapter 10
  • Entanglement: Love is all you need
  • 165
  • Slowness of light
Control code
ocm56404861
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xix, 203 pages
Isbn
9780375831447
Lccn
2004057731
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
823.914 G871 ; XX-N ; C1005BT3 (RS).
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o56404861
  • (Sirsi) o56404861
  • i0375931449

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