Chaos theory has been mentioned in movies and works of literature, including Michael Chrichton's novel Jurassic Park as well as it's film adaptation, the films Chaos and The Butterfly Effect, the sitcoms Community (TV series) and Spaced, Tom Stoppard's play Arcadia and the video games Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory and Assassin's Creed (video game). In the computer game The Secret World the Dragon secret society uses chaos theory to achieve political dominance. Chaos theory was the subject of the BBC documentaries High Anxieties — The Mathematics of Chaos directed by David Malone, and The Secret Life of Chaos presented by Jim Al-Khalili. Cultural permutations of chaos theory are explored in the book The Unity of Nature by Alan Marshall (Imperial College Press, London, 2002).
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