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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Layer builds on layer, extending the crystalline pattern. Though the molecules
bump at random, they do not stick at random. Order grows from chaos through
variation and selection. EVOLVING MOLECULES In crystal growth, each layer
They saw that fossil bones and shells differed from layer to layer. They saw that
shells in layers here matched shells in layers there, though the layers might lie
deep beneath the land between. They named layers (A,B,C,D . . . , or Osagian, ...
All the arms will work together to build a broad, solid structure layer by layer.
Each arm will be responsible for its own area, handling about 10,000 atoms per
layer. A sheet of assemblers handling 1,000,000 atoms per second per arm will ...
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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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