In Praise of Science and Technology

Sagan, Carl
January 1977
New Republic;1/22/77, Vol. 176 Issue 4, p21
Discusses the significance of science and technology to society. Contributions of scientists such as James Maxwell and Michael Faraday; Impact of human activities on global environment; Idea of independent cities in space; Failure of science and technology to pursue with sufficient attention to their ultimate humane objectives; Lack of government support for practical technological developments.


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