2001 A Space Odyssey The Lost Science Book and DVD
In the last four decades Stanley Kubrick’s 2001
has been dissected in books and theses from every conceivable angle.
Until humanity actually encounters extraterrestrial intelligence, his
movie will draw attention to this most tantalizing subject.
what is often overlooked in all of these critical studies is the almost
flawless scientific façade constructed by Kubrick, Clarke, Ordway, Lange
and the hundreds of engineers and scientists who contributed to the
Author and engineer Adam Johnson has
spent years accumulating information, believed to have been long since
destroyed, to create a detailed and unprecedented analysis of the
technology envisioned in Kubrick’s masterpiece. From British designers
and model-makers to Soviet astronomers, from Canadian special effects
wizards to German artists, from American spacecraft engineers and
artificial intelligence scholars to French stylists,
this is the Lost Science of 2001.
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