Engines of Creation
This brilliant work heralds the new age of nanotechnology, which will give us thorough and inexpensive control of the structure of matter. Drexler examines the enormous implications of these developments for medicine, the economy, and the environment, and makes astounding yet well-founded projections for the future.
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This makes a simple and powerful case that natural law permits small clusters of
atoms to behave as controlled machines, able to build other nanomachines. Yet
despite their basic resemblance to ribosomes, assemblers will differ from ...
In addition, we will be able to build planet-mending machines to correct damage
already done. Cells are not all we will want to repair. Consider the toxic waste
problem. Whether in our air, soil, or water, wastes concern us because they can ...
Besides demonstrating the feasibility of such positioning, it may be able to
replace molecular machinery in positioning molecular tools. See “Scanning
Tunneling Microscopy," by G. Binnig and H. Rohrer (Physica 12713. PP- 57-45.
1985)P. 14 ...
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Engines of Creation is a very good book to help the nonscientist get a grasp on the complexities of nano technology where we are and where we could go with it. While it breaks the information down to ... Read full review
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This is one of my favorite science non-fiction books ever. If you've enjoyed any of the nanotechnology in science fiction in the last few decades, it was probably informed in some way by Drexler's ... Read full review
PART om THE FOUNDATIONS OF FORESIGHT 1 Engines of Construction
The Principles of Change
Predicting and Projecting
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