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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An electric motor an arm - span wide spins inside , turning a crank that drives a
set of oscillating rods , which in turn drive smaller rods . This doesn ' t look like a
computer ; it looks more like an engineer ' s fantasy from the nineteenth century .
Shafts twirl , gears turn , and clamps lock the tool in position . Other shafts twirl ,
and the arm slowly ... All these rods and gears move quickly , sliding and turning
many times for every cycle of the ponderous arm . This seems inefficient ; the ...
Nuclear reactors boil water to make steam to turn turbines to turn generators to
drive electrical power through power lines to transformers to local power lines to
houses , factories , and so forth . The wildest optimist could never have claimed ...
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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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