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Science,Technology, and Society

Science, technology, and society is among the fastest-growing subjects taught on college campuses today. The study of the interactions of these three elements, STS looks at how science and technology affect soc… (See Below for Full Description)
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Science, technology, and society is among the fastest-growing subjects taught on college campuses today. The study of the interactions of these three elements, STS looks at how science and technology affect society, both as individuals and as a whole. People in fields such as the media, the military, and biotechnology all benefit from the study of STS. From the development of the first atomic weapons to in vitro fertilization to cloning, Science, Technology, and Society looks at 10 pioneers who have changed the way society views science and technology forever. Each chapter contains relevant information on the scientist's childhood, research, discoveries, and lasting contributions to the field and concludes with a chronology and a list of print and Internet references specific to that individual.

Entries include:
  • Sir Frederick Banting
  • Rachel Carson
  • Marie Curie
  • Guglielmo Marconi
  • Kary Mullis
  • J. Robert Oppenheimer
  • Louis Pasteur
  • William Shockley
  • Patrick C. Steptoe
  • Ian Wilmut.

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ISBN-13 978-0-8160-5468-8
ISBN-10 816054681
eBook ISBN 978-0-8160-7228-6
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Pioneers In Science
Author Katherine Cullen, Ph.D.
Publication Date 12/1/2005
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Chelsea House
Specifications Black-and-white photographs and line illustrations. Appendixes. Glossary. Further reading. Chapter-specific chronologies. Web sites.
Available Formats Print & eBook

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