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Levitating Trains and Kamikaze Genes

Technological Literacy for the Future

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Levitating Trains and Kamikaze Genes: Technological Literacy for the Future by Richard P. Brennan
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This is a survey of the horizons of modern technology. Written in a conversational style, it explains complex issues in familiar, non-technical terms. It offers an in-depth look at key areas, in chapters covering space travel and exploration, biotechnology and genetic engineering, computers, medicine, and defence and weapons technology. It also includes a technological literacy test.

Table of Contents

Space Technology. A Short Course in Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering. Babbage to Artificial Intelligence: Computer Literacy. Environmental Penalties of High Technology. New Rules for the Energy Game. What's So Important About Superconductivity?. High-Technology Medicine. Getting There from Here: Transportation Technology. Superweapons and Arms Control Technology. Appendix. Index.
Release date NZ
August 30th, 1994
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
Illustrations, map
Imprint
John Wiley & Sons Inc
Pages
262
Dimensions
163x229x19
ISBN-13
9780471079026
Product ID
3077861

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