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I'm Working on That

(2002)
A Trek from Science Fiction to Science Fact
A non fiction book by

 
 
William Shatner -- Captain Kirk himself -- explores how the imagination of Star Trek is reflected in the cutting-edge science of today. Over five decades, Star Trek's celebration of mankind's technical achievements and positive view of the future have earned it an enduring place in our global culture. Its scientific vision has also had a profound effect on the past thirty years of technological breakthroughs. Join William Shatner, the original captain of the Starship Enterprise, as he reveals how Star Trek has influenced and inspired some of our greatest scientific minds -- the people behind the future we will all share. In interviews with dozens of scientists we learn about the inventions that will revolutionise our lives and the discoveries that will make it truly possible to explore the last great frontier -- space. As one Nobel Laureate commented on being shown a wood and plastic model of the engine core from a Star Trek: The Next Generation starship: "I'm working on that." From the technicalities of warp speed to real-life replicators to the likelihood of our being able to beam across continents, this always-informative book takes us on a fascinating and eye-opening voyage to the realms of the possible and probable.

Genre: Science Fiction

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Hardback Editions

August 2002 : USA Hardback
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Title: I'm Working on That : A Trek From Science Fiction to Science Fact
Author(s): William Shatner
ISBN: 0-671-04737-X / 978-0-671-04737-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pocket Books
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Paperback Editions

February 2004 : USA Paperback
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Title: I'm Working on That: A Trek From Science Fiction to Science Fact (Star Trek)
Author(s): William Shatner, Chip Walter
ISBN: 0-671-04738-8 / 978-0-671-04738-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pocket Books/Star Trek
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

October 2012 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: I'm Working On That: A Trek From Science Fiction To Science Fact (Star Trek)
Author(s): William Shatner
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
Availability: Amazon UK   


August 2002 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: I'm Working on That: A Trek From Science Fiction to Science Fact (Star Trek)
Author(s): William Shatner, Chip Walter
Publisher: Pocket Books/Star Trek
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA