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The science of Michael Crichton : an unauthorized exploration into the real science behind the fictional worlds of Michael Crichton

Auteur : Kevin R Grazier
Éditeur: Dallas, TX : BenBella Books, 2008.
Collection: Science of pop culture series.
Édition/format:   Livre imprimé : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Résumé:
As each new Michael Crichton book grazes the cutting edge of scientific technology, this innovative guide serves to expose the plausibility behind the inventions of Crichton's thrilling fiction. This fascinating analysis puts Crichton's novels to the test, examining shocking developments--regarding dinosaur cloning, global warming, nanotechnology, time travel, animal behavior, and human genetics--and revealing the  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Format – détails additionnels: Online version:
Science of Michael Crichton.
Dallas, TX : BenBella Books, 2008
(OCoLC)608390642
Online version:
Science of Michael Crichton.
Dallas, TX : BenBella Books, 2008
(OCoLC)608574601
Personne nommée: Michael Crichton; Michael Crichton; Michael Crichton
Type de document: Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs: Kevin R Grazier
ISBN: 1933771321 9781933771328
Numéro OCLC: 154744330
Description: x, 173 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contenu: The Andromeda strain / Sergio Pistoi --
Virtual reality and man-machine interface in Disclosure and The terminal man / Ray Kurzweil --
Shock to the system / Steven Gulie --
Neanderthals and wendols / Ian Tattersall --
Primate behavior and misbehavior in Michael Crichton's Congo / Dario Maestripieri --
We still can't clone dinosaurs / Sandy Becker --
Crichton travels in time / Joel Shurkin --
Be afraid. Be very afraid.: Michael Crichton's State of fear / David Lawrence --
Science comes second in next / Phill Jones.
Titre de collection: Science of pop culture series.
Responsabilité: edited by Kevin R. Grazier.
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