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In an entertaining narrative, Parker explores which aspects of Ian Fleming's Bond stories are scientifically sound and which are purely fiction or movie magic.(Science News)
Offers an entertaining and penetrating look at the James Bond phenomenon by exploring the technical and scientific aspect of stunts and gadgets seen in the movies. This is a unique book James Bond fans will not want to miss.(Alain Haché, author of The Physics of Hockey)
A very successful and entirely charming book that belongs in all college libraries. Highly recommended.(Choice)
A fun romp with a handful of equations, charts, and diagrams.(College and Research Libraries News)
Thorough and clearly written.(Stephen Baxter Nature)
Parker has a terrific idea here―to scrutinize the science of the special effects on parade in the James Bond movies.(Eve Lichtgarn AssociatedContent.com)
A book that's sure to appeal to teens with an interest in gadgets, cars, stunts, trick cinematography, and sports.(School Library Journal)
For anyone moderately interested in both James Bond and physics, this is an entertaining and relatively easy read.(Joanna Barstow Observatory Magazine)
A very enjoyable book with some very well handled physics.(John L. Hubisz Physics Teacher)