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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Smart materials will be discussed in Chapter 8. IDEAS AND CRITICISMS We've
just seen a picture of molecular manufacturing (of one sort) and of what it can do (
in sketchy outline). Now let's look at the idea of nanotechnology itself: Where did
In parallel with the development and spread of ideas about nanotechnology and
molecular manufacturing — ideas that remain pure theory, however well
grounded — scientists and engineers, working in laboratories to build real tools
QUICKENING DEVELOPMENT In some areas of high technology — spaceflight
has been a notorious example — it takes years, even decades, to try a new idea.
This makes progress slow to a crawl. In other areas — software has been a ...
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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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