The Science of Jurassic Park by Rob DeSalle
And the Lost World Or, How to Build a Dinosaur

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For the millions fascinated by "Jurassic Park and "The Lost World"--and for all those young and old who have a secret love affair with dinosaurs--this second book in the series that began with "The Physics of Star Trek" brings the far-reaching imaginings of dinosaur creation into the very real world of cutting-edge science and DNA. 25 photos. Index.

About Rob DeSalle

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Rob DeSalle is co-director of the Molecular Systematics Laboratories and curator in the Division of Invertebrate Zoology, and Ian Tattersall is curator in the Division of Anthropology, both at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. David Lindley holds a Ph.D. in astrophysics from Sussex University and has been an editor at "Nature," "Science," and "Science News," Now a full-time writer, he is the author of "The End of Physics," "Where Does the Weirdness Go?," "The Science of Jurassic Park," "Boltzmann's Atom," and "Degrees Kelvin," He was also the recipient of the Phi Beta Kappa science writing prize. He lives in Alexandria, Virginia.
Published January 1, 1997 by Basic Books. 194 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math, Humor & Entertainment. Non-fiction

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Like Dinosaur Lives (reviewed above), this entertaining look at the viability of the cloning portrayed in Michael Crichton's two dinosaur novels (and, by extension, Spielberg's films) is keyed to the

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