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Dinosaurs After ‘Jurassic Park’: Paleontologists on What’s Changed, 25 Years Later
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
25 years ago, on June 11, 1993, Jurassic Park premiered in theaters across the United States. Princess Diana attended the London premiere. Despite opening like a monster movie—an armored crate emerges from the fog, the mysterious monster inside screeching and snorting—Jurassic Park was conceived, from its origins as the latest in a long line of Michael Crichton technothrillers (“I was writing the most expensive movie ever made,” Crichton would jokingly tell people before Steven Spielberg bought the movie rights for $1.5 million), with scientific fidelity in mind. read more


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