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Conversations on the Uses of Science and Technology

Conversations on the Uses of Science and Technology (Paperback)

By Author : Norman Hackerman  With : Kenneth H Ashworth 

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In the interest of reducing financial support some policy makers in Washington and in state capitols are questioning the contributions of science to society. Or they believe research can be made more useful if it is controlled and directed by government to solve specific problems. The authors disagree with both these strategies and discuss how understanding nature (that is, science) is the underpinning of humankind's progress in improved comforts, economic progress, and health. In making their case they also address the primary requirement of ensuring a pool of competent scientists, mathematicians, and engineers as well as the need for educating non-scientists about science.

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Title: Conversations on the Uses of Science and Technology
Publisher: University of North Texas Press
Author: Norman Hackerman
With: Kenneth H Ashworth
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 1574410156
EAN: 9781574410150
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 107
Publish Date: 1996-09-30
Binding: Paperback
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