The Department of Mad Scientists

The Department of Mad Scientists

How DARPA Is Remaking Our World, From the Internet to Artificial Limbs

Book - 2009
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From Smithsonian Books, The Department of Mad Scientists is the first trade book ever on DARPA--the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency--the maverick and controversial agency whose futuristic work has had amazing military and civilian application, from the Internet to GPS to driverless cars. Michael Belfiore, author of Rocketeers, visited science research sites across the country to provide this unprecedented look at the people who shape our country's future technology.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Books ; New York : Harper, c2009
Edition: 1st Harper pbk ed
ISBN: 9780062000651
Branch Call Number: 355.0709 BEL
Characteristics: xxiii, 295 p. ; 21 cm


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