Unbounding the Future: The Nanotechnology Revolution
A comprehensive, easy-to-understand handbook that explains what nanotechnology is and how it will revolutionize life in the future. The world's leading expert in the field, Drexler also examines the spectacular accomplishments that might result from a breakthrough: elimination of disease and pollution. 20 illustrations.
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When you run a fingertip over the side of the smaller nanocomputer , it feels odd ,
hard to describe . It is as if the surface were magnetic — it pulls on your fingertip if
you move close enough . But the result isn ' t a sharp click of contact , because ...
No matter how hard you push , there ' s no way to drive your finger through the
wall of the pipe . Every few paces along the pipe a fitting juts out , a housing with
a mechanically driven rotating thing , exposed to the liquid inside the pipe , but ...
FIGURE 3 : CARBON — SOFT AND HARD K . ERIC DREXLER On the left is
graphite — the material called “ lead ” in pencils — made of carbon atoms . On
the right is diamond — the same atoms arranged in a different pattern . held
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More speculation on the implications of nanotechnology—the manufacture of objects from the atoms up—that is likely, say the authors, to profoundly alter within our lifetimes the course of modern ... Read full review
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Nanotechnology sounds like a fantasy straight out of Star Wars , but then 50 years ago so did many of the things that we take for granted today--space exploration, computer chips, organ transplants ... Read full review
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