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Levitating Trains and Kamikaze Genes By Richard P. Brennan

Levitating Trains and Kamikaze Genes by Richard P. Brennan

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A lively survey of the horizons of modern technology. Provides easy-to-read summaries of the state of the art in space science, biotechnology, computer science, exotic energy sources and materials engineering as well as life-enhancing medical advancements and environmental, transportation and defense/weapons technologies.

Levitating Trains and Kamikaze Genes Summary

Levitating Trains and Kamikaze Genes: Technological Literacy for the Future by Richard P. Brennan

A lively survey of the horizons of modern technology. Provides easy-to-read summaries of the state of the art in space science, biotechnology, computer science, exotic energy sources and materials engineering as well as life-enhancing medical advancements and environmental, transportation and defense/weapons technologies. Each chapter explains how a current or future technology works and provides an understanding of the underlying scientific concepts. Includes an extensive self-test to review your knowledge.

Table of Contents

Space Technology. A Short Course in Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering. Babbage to Artificial Intelligence: Computer Literacy. Environmental Penalties of High Technology. New Rules for the Energy Game. What's So Important About Superconductivity?. High-Technology Medicine. Getting There from Here: Transportation Technology. Superweapons and Arms Control Technology. Appendix. Index.

Additional information

GOR010637607
9780471079026
0471079022
Levitating Trains and Kamikaze Genes: Technological Literacy for the Future by Richard P. Brennan
Used - Well Read
Paperback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
1994-08-30
262
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