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Author Mark A. Griep; Marjorie L. Mikasen.

Title Reaction!;chemistry in the movies.

Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2009]

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Description 1 online resource.
Contents Introduction The Dark and Bright Sides of Chemistry in the Movies; Chapter 1 Dr. Jekyll's Mysterious Transformative Formula; Chapter 2 Invisibility Steals the Seen: Chemistry Creates Criminal Opportunities; Chapter 3 Isomorphs of Paranoia: Chemical Arsenals; Chapter 4 Bad Company: The Business of Toxicity; Chapter 5 A Master/Slave Narrative: Drug Addiction and Psychoactives; Chapter 6 Inventors and Their Often Wacky Chemical Inventions; Chapter 7 Hard Science = Hard Evidence: Forensic Chemistry and Chemical Detectives; Chapter 8 Chem 101: Learning by Doing.
Summary ReAction! Chemistry in the Movies gives a scientist's and artist's response to the dark and bright sides of chemistry found in 140 films, most of them contemporary Hollywood feature films but also from a few others. This book explores the two movie faces of this supposedly neutral science.
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Subject Science in motion pictures.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
ISBN 9780199734405 (electronic bk.)
0199734402 (electronic bk.)