Books written by Andrew May

Rockets and Ray Guns: The Sci-Fi Science of the Cold War

Springer | July 30, 2018 | 195 pages
The Cold War saw scientists in East and West racing to create amazing new technologies, the like of which the world had never seen. Yet not everyone was taken by surprise. From super-powerful atomic weapons to rockets and space travel, readers of science fiction (SF) had seen it all before.... More Info

Pseudoscience and Science Fiction

Springer | October 5, 2016 | 177 pages
Aliens, flying saucers, ESP, the Bermuda Triangle, antigravity ... are we talking about science fiction or pseudoscience? Sometimes it is difficult to tell the difference. Both pseudoscience and science fiction (SF) are creative endeavours that have little in common with academic science, beyond... More Info