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Table of Contents
|The Noble Cause: Striking a Blow for Decency in Movie Physics|
|Moviemaker Mathematics: How Hollywood Shoots from the Hip|
|Conservation of Mass and Energy: Is Anything Sacred?|
|Scaling Problems: Big Bugs and Little People|
|Inertia and Newton's First Law: Why Blowing Up Spacecraft is a Bad Idea|
|Newton's Third Law: That Special Hollywood Touch|
|Creative Kinematics: Explosive Entertainment|
|Hollywood Bombs: How Filmmaker Physics Misses the Boat|
|Leaping Logic: Why Moviemakers Say "How High" When the Director Says Jump|
|Acceleration and Newton's Second Law: How to Get Started, Use Brakes, or Change Direction, Hollywood Style|
|High-Energy Films: Nuclear Firecrackers, Falling People, and Cars as Weapons|
|Movie Momentum: The Attractive Force of Glass, Rail-Gun Recoil, and Cosmic Toyotas|
|JFK and Momentum: Hollywood's Conspiracy to Assassinate History -|
|Scenes with Real Gravity: Celebrating Disasters with Happy Hollywood Endings|
|Scenes with Artificial Gravity: The Good, Bad, and Ugly Space Stations|
|The Movie Merry-Go-Round: How Filmmakers Create Ridiculous Spin|
|Hollywood Disasters: Global Warming, Tsunamis, Tornadoes, and Other Big Winds|
|The Moviemaker's Cookbook: Cigarettes as Lighters, Exploding Cars, Burning Bugs, and Other Recipes for Foolishness|
|Wars versus Trek: Forgiving versus Forgetting|
|All-Time Stupid Movie Physics Classics: "They Said the Physics Were Impossible . . ."|
|About the Author|
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