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James Bond in the Spotlight of Physics

8th August 2020

MI6 previews the new book about the science behind 007's gadgets and stunts

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Shaken, Not Stirred!: James Bond in the Spotlight of Physics - by Metin Tolan & Joachim Stolze

How do James Bond’s X-ray glasses work, the ones he uses to see whether the lady at the roulette table has a pistol concealed in her underwear? Is it really possible to launch oneself into the air and catch up with a plane that is free-falling towards the earth? Or to shoot down a helicopter with a pistol?

In this lively and informative book, Germany's boldest physics professor Metin Tolan analyses the stunts and gadgets of the 007 films and even answers the question of all questions: Why does Bond drink his vodka martini shaken, not stirred?

Release Date: 20th September 2020
Publisher: Springer
Format: Hardback
Pages: 199
Price: £17.99 / $24.99
Dimensions: 15.5 x 23.5 cm
ISBN-13: 978-3030401085

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