By Paul Halpern
This a laugh booklet explores technology as provided at the longest-running and hottest lively television sequence ever made: The Simpsons. through the years, the express has tested such concerns as genetic mutation, time go back and forth, synthetic intelligence, or even extraterrestrial beings. ""What's technology Ever performed for Us?"" examines those and plenty of different issues throughout the lens of America's favourite cartoon.
This lively technology consultant will tell Simpsons enthusiasts and entertain technology buffs with a pleasant blend of enjoyable and truth. it will likely be the ideal spouse to the approaching Simpsons movie.
The Simpsons is a powerful roadmap of recent matters in technology. This thoroughly unauthorized, informative, and enjoyable exploration of the technological know-how and know-how, attached with the world's most renowned sketch family members, appears at vintage episodes from the exhibit to release attention-grabbing medical discussions combined with exciting speculative rules and a dose of humor. may well gravitational lensing create optical illusions, similar to whilst Homer observed a person invisible to every person else? Is the Coriolis impact powerful sufficient to make all bogs within the Southern Hemisphere flush clockwise, as Bart was once so prepared to determine? If Earth have been in danger, wouldn't it make experience to board a rocket, as Marge, Lisa, and Maggie did, and head to Mars? whereas Bart and Millhouse cannot cease time and feature enjoyable eternally, Paul Halpern explores the theoretical chances regarding Einstein's idea of time dilation.
Paul Halpern, PhD (Philadelphia, PA) is Professor of Physics and arithmetic on the college of the Sciences in Philadelphia and a 2002 recipient of a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship. he's additionally the writer of the nice past (0-471-46595-X).