New Release Books by Jeanne Cavelos

Jeanne Cavelos is the author of The Science of Star Wars (2007), The Shadow Within (2002), Summoning Light (2001), Invoking Darkness (2001) and other 2 books.

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The Science of Star Wars

release date: Apr 01, 2007
The Science of Star Wars
Could the science fiction of Star Wars be the actual science of tomorrow? -How close are we to creating robots that look and act like R2-D2 and C-3PO? -Can we access a "force" with our minds to move objects and communicate telepathically with each other? -How might spaceships like the Millennium Falcon make the exhilarating jump into hyperspace? -What kind of environment could spawn a Wookiee? -Could a single blast from the Death Star destroy an entire planet? -Could light sabers possibly be built, and if so, how would they work? -Do Star Wars aliens look like "real" aliens might? -What would living on a desert planet like Tatooine be like? -Why does Darth Vader require an artificial respirator? Discover the answers to these and many other fascinating questions of physics, astronomy, biology and more, as a noted scientist and Star Wars enthusiast explores The Science of Star Wars.

The Shadow Within

release date: Nov 01, 2002
The Shadow Within
Follows Commander John Sheridan and his wife, Anna, as she embarks on a scientific mission on the rim of known space that can irrevocably alter the future.

Summoning Light

release date: Jan 01, 2001
Summoning Light
Galen, a techno-mage, journeys to the ancient capital of the Shadows to uncover the truth about the enemy's evil plans and searches for Elizar, the traitor who had murdered the beautiful mage Isabelle. Original.

Invoking Darkness

release date: Jan 01, 2001
Invoking Darkness
As the Shadows gather for their ultimate victory over the galaxy, Galen, the possessor of the unstoppable Spell of Destruction, leaves the stronghold of the techno-mages to lend his assistance in the final, apocalyptic battle against the evil of the Shadows. Original.

Casting Shadows

release date: Jan 01, 2001
Casting Shadows
Galen, an apprentice techno-mage, and his young lover, Isabelle, are sent to investigate mysterious rumors about a warlike ancient race that has awakened after a millennium of peace to wreak havoc on the galaxy, in the first volume of a trilogy. Original.

The Science of The X-files

release date: Jan 01, 1998
The Science of The X-files
With the help of noted scientists and biologists, the author examines the scientific theories and plausibility of the most bizarre and compelling episodes of the hit TV science-fiction series, The X-Files. Original.
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