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The Seven Secrets of How to Think Like a Rocket Scientist

  • Authors
  • Jim Longuski

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Introduction

    1. Pages 1-2
  3. Dream

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 3-3
    2. Pages 5-6
    3. Pages 9-10
    4. BS!
      Pages 11-12
    5. Pages 13-15
    6. Pages 17-18
    7. Pages 19-21
    8. Pages 23-24
    9. Pages 25-26
  4. Judge

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 27-27
    2. Pages 29-30
    3. Pages 31-33
    4. Pages 35-36
    5. Pages 39-40
    6. Pages 41-42
  5. Ask

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 43-43
    2. Pages 45-46
    3. Pages 47-49
    4. Pages 51-53
  6. Check

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 63-63
    2. Pages 65-66
    3. Pages 67-69
    4. Pages 71-72
    5. Pages 73-74
    6. Pages 75-76
    7. Pages 77-80
  7. Simplify

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 83-83
    2. Pages 87-88
    3. Pages 89-91
    4. Pages 93-95
    5. Pages 99-100
    6. Pages 101-102
  8. Optimize

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 103-103
    2. Pages 105-107
    3. Pages 109-111
    4. Pages 113-114
    5. Pages 121-123
    6. Pages 125-126
    7. Pages 127-127

About this book

Introduction

Would you like to know the methods that rocket scientists use—expressed in a way that you could apply to your everyday life? The book you are holding does just that. Illustrated are the methods (the 7 secrets) with anecdotes, quotations and biographical sketches of famous scientists, ideas from sci-fi, personal stories and insights, and occasionally a bit of space history. It turns out that rocket science is just common sense applied to the extraordinarily uncommon environment of outer space. (And that rocket scientists are people, too!)

Keywords

Brainstorming Imagination Rocket Science Thinking relativistic jet

Bibliographic information

Industry Sectors
Aerospace