There have actually been three point-and-click adventure games: Discworld in 1995, Discworld II
in 1996 and Discworld Noir in 1999.
Using Niels Bohr's model of an atom as a solar system, The Science of Discworld collaborators Ian Stewart and Jack Cohen point out the incorrectness of this model but at the same time acknowledge that the "[s]earch for understanding leads us to construct stories that map out limited parts of the future" (The Science of Discworld II: The Globe 248).
(The Science of Discworld II: The Globe 24, authors' emphasis)
Fantasy author Terry Pratchett has collaborated with scientists Professor Ian Stewart and Dr Jack Cohen to produce a new book - 'The Science of Discworld II'.
'The Science of Discworld II' was launched at Warwick Arts Centre in Coventry, UK.
Fantasy writer Terry Pratchett has teamed up with scientists Professor Ian Stewart and Dr Jack Cohen to create the Science of Discworld II.
UNIQUE FORMULA: From left, Ian Stewart, author Terry Pratchett and Dr Jack Cohen teamed up to create The Science of Discworld II
Prof Stewart's books include The Science of Discworld and The Science of Discworld II
which he co-wrote with Pratchett and Jack Cohen.
The Science of Discworld II
:The Globe, was officially launched yesterday at the Coventry-based university - a world away from the fantasy landscape of the Discworld series.