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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Now imagine something like that factory , but a million times smaller and working
a million times faster , with parts and workpieces of molecular size . In this factory
, a “ pollutant ” would be a loose molecule , like a ricocheting bolt or washer ...
Thinking of the tourguide ' s data , you remember : The simulation uses the
standard mechanical scaling rules , so being 40 million times smaller has made
you 40 million times faster . To let you pull free of surfaces , it increases your
Once the tip has positioned a molecule , it reacts quickly , about a million times
faster than unwanted reactions at other sites . In this way , the molecular
manipulator gives good control of where reactions will occur ( though it is not as
reliable as ...
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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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