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Author Halpern, Paul, 1961-

Title What's science ever done for us? : what The Simpsons can teach us about physics, robots, life and the universe / Paul Halpern.

Publication Info. Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley, [2007]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Homer Twp PL - Main Adult Non-Fiction - HDBB-1  500 HAL    AVAILABLE
 Kankakee PL Third Floor - KKBB-2  500 HALPERN    AVAILABLE
 LaSalle PL Adult Non Fiction - LSBB-3  CC 500 HAL    AVAILABLE
 Robert R Jones PL Adult Non-Fiction - CVPG-7  500 HAL    AVAILABLE
 Sycamore PL Adult 2nd Floor - SYLY-12  500 HAL    AVAILABLE
Description x, 262 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-254) and index.
Contents The Simpson Gene -- You say tomato, I say tomacco -- Blinky, the three-eyed fish -- Burns's radiant glow -- We all live in a cell-sized submarine -- Lisa's recipe for life -- Look Homer-Ward, angel -- D'ohs ex machina -- Perpetual commotion -- Dude, I'm an android -- Rules for robots -- Chaos in cartoonland -- Fly in the ointment -- Clockstopping -- A toast to the past -- Frinking about the future -- Lisa's scoping skills -- Diverting rays -- The plunge down under -- If astrolabes could talk -- Cometary cowabunga -- Homer's space Odyssey -- Could this really be the end? -- Foolish earthlings -- Is the universe a donut? -- The third dimension of Homer.
Subject Simpsons (Television program)
Science -- Popular works.
Technology -- Popular works.
ISBN 9780470114605 paperback
0470114606 paperback

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