0471622958 1st edition, 1st printing with full number line. Good. Edge of pages dirty from storage. Light to moderate wear to covers/corners. Hardcover with no dust jacket. Support Last Word Books & Press and independent booksellers.
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A lively survey of the horizons of modern technology. Provides easy-to-read summaries of the state of the art in space science, biotechnology, computer science, exotic energy sources and materials engineering as well as life-enhancing medical advancements and environmental, transportation and defense/weapons technologies. Each chapter explains how a current or future technology works and provides an understanding of the underlying scientific concepts. Includes an extensive self-test to review your knowledge.