The Science of Michael Crichton
Science of Pop Culture
Editor: Kevin R. Grazier, Ph. D.
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 validity of the science behind them (or lack thereof). Exposing the truth behind the miracles
and nightmares Crichton describes in his work, this tell-all resource dissects the science at the heart of
each of his bestselling novels.