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Fiber The Coming Tech Revolution - and Why America Might Miss It
ISBN: HB: 9780300228502, Yale University Press, March 2019
272 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
An illuminating vision of the next information revolution, centered on a fiber-optic infrastructure The world of 5G, the next generation of telecommunication technology, will be as different from what came before as the world after the advent of elec...
Germany and the Ottoman Railways Art, Empire, and Infrastructure
ISBN: HB: 9780300225648, Yale University Press, November 2017
204 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 77 colour illus., 66 black&white illus.
With lines extending from Bosnia to Baghdad to Medina, the Ottoman Railway Network (1868-1919) was the pride of the empire and its ultimate emblem of modernization – yet it was largely designed and bankrolled by German corporations. This exemplifies...
Spaceflight in the Shuttle Era and Beyond Redefining Humanity's Purpose in Space
ISBN: HB: 9780300206517, Yale University Press, August 2017
296 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 17 colour illus., 23 black&white illus.
An exploration of the changing conceptions of the iconic Space Shuttle and a call for a new vision of spaceflight. The thirty years of Space Shuttle flights saw contrary changes in American visions of space. Valerie Neal, who has spent much of her c...
Eureka How Invention Happens
ISBN: PB: 9780300228854, Yale University Press, August 2017
280 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 12 black&white illus.
Tracing the long pre-history of five twentieth-century inventions which have transformed our lives, Gavin Weightman reveals a fantastic cast of scientists and inspired amateurs whose ingenuity has given us the airplane, television, bar code, personal...
Iron Way Railroads, the Civil War, and the Making of Modern America
ISBN: PB: 9780300187465, Yale University Press, January 2013
352 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 56 black&white illus.
Beginning with Frederick Douglass' escape from slavery in 1838 on the railroad, and ending with the driving of the golden spike to link the transcontinental railroad in 1869, this book charts a critical period of American expansion and national forma...
Into the Black JPL and the American Space Program, 1976-2004
ISBN: PB: 9780300184198, Yale University Press, November 2011
414 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, black&white illus.
In the decades since the mid-1970s, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, has led the quest to explore the farthest reaches of the solar system. JPL spacecraft-Voyager, Magellan, Galileo, the Mars rovers, and others-have brought the...