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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Scientists and engineers still have no direct, convenient way to control molecules
, basically because human hands are about 10 million times too large. Today ...
scientists make molecular structures indirectly, by mixing, heating, and the like.
Robert Pool gently urges scientists to become more involved, but the social
pressures in the research community are heavily in the other direction. In
response to this negative attitude toward "popularization," we can only ask that
scientists and ...
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 stumble ...
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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
The Molecular World
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