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 aircraft/ rocket hybrid flies, and by varying components and designs,
aerospace engineers will evolve still better ones. Engineers speak of "
generations" of technology; Japan's "fifthgeneration" computer project shows how
swiftly some ...
Rocket transportation to Earth orbit will eventually become economical. Space
planners and entrepreneurs are already looking beyond Earth orbit to the
resources of the solar system. In deep space, however, rockets swiftly become
Proposals for due process in technical disputes are still in flux; different
discussions use different terms. Dr. Kantrowitz's concern with due process arose
out of the U.S. decision to build giant rockets to reach the Moon in one great leap;
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Great BookUser Review - nubianangel - Overstock.com
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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