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Michio Kaku, PhD is the author of "Physics of the Impossible: A Scientific Exploration into the World of Phasers, Force Fields, Teleportation, and Time Travel." Physics is simply the science of studying matter and how it exists and moves through space and time. Kaku presents physics in a number of ways so that the layperson may understand the importance of physics and how it relates to everyday life. Kaku makes many references to physics by using pop culture references, particularly to books and movies such as Star Trek, Back to the Future, Flash Gordon, The Fly, The Invisible Man, and more. Kaku uses these examples to prove or disprove the possibility of certain items such as invisibility, force fields, and teleportation.
Chapter 1: Force Fields begins with Arthur C. Clarke's Three Laws:
"I. When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that something is possible, he is almost certainly right....