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The Department of Mad Scientists: How DARPA Is Remaking Our World, from the Internet to Artificial Limbs
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Smithsonian Books
Publication date October 20, 2009
Pages 295
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780061577932
ISBN-10 0061577936
Dimensions 1.25 by 6.50 by 9.75 in.
Weight 1 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $26.99
Other format details sci/tech
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: 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.

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