Science and the City

Science and the City

The Mechanics Behind the Metropolis

Book - 2016
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Science is secretly at work behind the scenes of major cities of the world and will continue to be so. Technological advances in fields as diverse as quantum mechanics, electronics, and nanotechnology are proving increasingly important to city life, and the urban world will turn to science to deliver solutions to the problems of the future; more than 50 percent of the world's population now lives in cities, and that proportion is growing fast. Can engineering provide the answer to a viable megacity future?
Publisher: London :, Bloomsbury Sigma,, 2016
ISBN: 9781472913210
Branch Call Number: 600 WIN
Characteristics: 298 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm

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