Science in popular culture
Science in popular culture is the treatment of scientific themes and issues in popular media such as cinema, music, television and novels.[page needed] There is a branch of fiction which specialises in such themes – science fiction.:172 In such works, the laws of science are commonly distorted as a form of artistic license.[page needed]
- Thurs, Daniel Patrick (2004). Science in popular culture: contested meanings and cultural authority in America, 1832–1994. University of Wisconsin Madison.
- Erickson, Mark (2005). Science, culture, and society : understanding science in the twenty-first century. Cambridge: Polity Press. ISBN 9780745629759.
- Riper, A. Bowdoin Van (2002). Science in popular culture : a reference guide. Westport Connecticut: Greenwood press. ISBN 9780313318221.
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