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The Science of James Bond Books To Be Won
17th September 2006

MI6 Competition
Thanks to our friends at Wiley, MI6 can bring you a great competition to copies of "The Science of James Bond " by Lois H. Gresh and Robert Weinberg.

Official Blurb
While many people dream about Bond's sartorial, gambling, and sexual skills, they also dream about his gadgets: the Walther PPK gun, golden guns, ray guns, and rocket-firing cigarettes; spy shaving kit, poisonous shoes, homing device buttons; Geiger counter wrist watch, television wrist watch, buzz saw wrist watch; decoders, voice synthesizers, cameras, decapitating tea trays, killer hookahs, moonbuggies, underwater propulsion devices, mini-jets, and cars cars cars. And that's just a small glimpse at the vast array of super-science gadgets issued by Q Division to Agent 007.

This book is about the gadgets, the science, the cars, and the technology. How realistic are James Bond's adventures and all the equipment that goes with them? How believable is Jaws, who chews through metal? Just how easy is it to crack into all those top-secret facilities to save the world? Is James Bond rooted in science, or are his adventures and the technology that fills them science fiction?


This book answers the question that moviegoers find themselves asking after watching the newest Bond movies – possible or impossible? Most chapters are wrapped around a Bond gadget – whether it’s his cars, his explosives, or his super secret messages.

Other chapters delve into the origins of Mr. Bond - the world of real spies - or the plausibility of a memorable villains' psychopathic plans. (Could you, in fact, build a headquarter inside a volcano?) Whether Bond's adventures are in the air or under sea, our authors discover if there's fact behind the fiction.

There are plenty of movie trivia lists (“Who was the best James Bond?”, “The Bond Cars,” “The 00 Secret Agents”), as well as an introduction by Raymond Benson, the author of several 007 novels. Benson is a Bond addict who, like this book's reader, wonders if a gondola can turn into a hydrofoil. Additionally, simple diagrams explain several difficult concepts, such as lift (on a chapter about flying cars).

"The Science of James Bond" Copies For MI6 Readers To Be Won!
MI6 has copies of The Science of James Bond Lois H. Gresh and Robert Weinberg to give away to lucky readers. Simply answer the question correctly for your chance to win:

Which musical instrument accompanied the infamous 360-degree barrel roll jump in "The Man With The Golden Gun"?

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Terms & Conditions
The competition closes at midnight GMT on 17th October 2006. MI6 will choose the winners at random from the correct answers received.

The winners will be contacted via the email address supplied and their postal address will be requested. If a winner fails to respond within 7 days of prize notification, another winner will be chosen until all prizes are allotted.

Competition is open to international MI6 readers.

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