What if Shapin and Schaffer’s classic, Leviathan and the Air-Pump were one in a series about the adventures of Rob Boyle, deep-sea explorer and treasure-hunter?
Alexandre Kroyé almost certainly would write science fiction, sort of a Logan’s Run dystopian escape adventure.
Rachel Carson would have to write a murder mystery, I suspect, about involved a young socialite who knew too much and a sinister Dr. D.D. Thornton.
When Carolyn Merchant tires of writing careful, scholarly works about ecology and the scientific revolution, perhaps she will try something a little edgier, like murder mysteries.
Thomas Kuhn, writing under a pretty lame nom de plume, tried his hand at historical pulp fiction. The story of a Revolutionary War-era woman who refused to live by society’s patriarchal norms.
Ok, there’s no way Thomas Kuhn could have written such a book. But it’s fun to pretend.