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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most impressive applications will not be superstrong structural materials ,
improved rubber , and simple biodegradable materials : these are uniform ,
repetitive structures not greatly different from ordinary materials . These materials
are “ stupid ...
Materials : Today , materials scientists make new superconductors ,
semiconductors , and structural materials by mixing and crushing and baking and
freezing , and so forth . They dream of far more structures than they can make ,
and they ...
Reducing mass saves materials and energy . The strongest materials in use
today are mostly made of carbon . Kevlar , used in racing sails and bulletproof
vests , is made of carbonrich molecular fibers . Expensive graphite composites ,
used in ...
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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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