The world in 1984. The complete New scientist series, edited by Nigel Calder.


Baltimore, Penguin Books [1965] .

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Other Title New scientist.
Other Authors Calder, Nigel, 1931-2014,
Subjects Science.
Series Pelican book ; A720-A721.
Description 2 volumes illustrations 19 cm.
Copyright Date [1965]
©1964
Contents Volume 1 (Cont'd.). Designing the materials we need / R.A. Smith -- Stronger steel for wider purposes / Duckworth -- Working with new materials / Denning Pearson -- High-speed automatic workshops / Pierre Bezier -- New and richer marine harvests forecast / Alister Hardy -- Working deep in the sea / Edwin A. Link -- Long view from the beach / Roger Revelle -- Steady progress in techniques of forecasting / Graham Sutton -- World weather satellite system / S. Fred Singer -- Meteorology and human activity / D.A. Davies -- Plenitude from petroleum / H.W. Slotboom -- Chemistry and living organisms / Koichi Yamada -- Ascendancy of giant molecules / Giulio Natta -- Customer's ideal computer / Lionel de Bournonville -- Banishment of paper-work / Arthur L. Samuel -- World dominated by computers? / M.W. Wilkes -- Private television instead of travel / J.R. Pierce -- Decentralization by telecommunications / J.D. Clare -- Mass communications in 1984 / Gerald Barry -- Market needs and technical possibilities / M.J. Lighthill -- Travelling by air in 1984 / Pierre Satre -- Towards complete safety in the air / R.M. Macdonnell -- Prospects for hover transport / C.S. Cockerell -- Railways of tomorrow / Camille Martin -- Roads and traffic in 1984 / William Glanville -- How big will ships become? Yoshihiro Watanabe -- Manufacture by tissue culture / N.A. Mitchison -- Changing cell heredity / G.H. Beale -- Bio-engineering : opportunity without limit / R.M. Kenedi -- Isolating cell machinery / Robert Brown.
Volume 1. British view ; working with what we know / Todd -- An American view : the scientist in public affairs / I.I. Rabi -- Less-developed world : how can we be optimists? / Abdus Salam -- Towards a better understanding of natural forces / John Cockcroft -- Dynamical systems in physics and biology / Norbert Wiener -- Crisis in evolution / Joshua Lederberg -- New physics out of astronomy? / Fred Hoyle -- Scientific purposes in space / Harrie Massey -- Telecommunications in space exploration / Gerald C. Gross -- Exploration to the farthest planets / Wernher von Braun -- Mineral ores : a challenge to Europe / Pierre Laffitte -- Learning the value of water / Michel Batisse -- New balance between man and nature / Francois Bourlière -- Orchestrating the use of land / E.M. Nicholson -- Race will not yet be won / B.R. Sen -- Farming as a science-based industry / William Slater -- Beware the malnutrition of affluence / John Yudkin -- World energy prospects / Harold Hartley -- Uses of energy / J. Gueron -- New sources of electricity / Ian Fells.
Volume 2 (Cont'd.). Footloose industries and the lure of the sun / L. Dudley Stamp -- Conceivable patterns of trade / Thorkil Kristensen -- Self-sufficiency or interdependence? / Eric Wyndham White -- Universal non-alignment and methodological decision-making / J.W. Burton -- Scientists as peacemakers / Joseph Rotblat -- World development : the crucial choice / M.S. Thacker -- Coping with progress / George Thomson -- Nation of computer-keepers? / Leon Bagrit -- Winners and losers in the rat-race / Barbara Wootton -- Patterns of U.S. industrial development / George P. Baker -- Canada : plenty of room for people / K.F. Tupper -- Rise of the metropolis / L.V. Berkner -- Soil and schools : the big challenge / Tobias Lasser -- In place of feudalism / Abelardo Villegas -- Continent out of date / Josue de Castro -- Obstacles and opportunities / F.T. Sai -- Room for far more people / Robert Gardiner -- Three fifths of mankind / Dato Sir Alexander Oppenheim -- Patterns of progress / Kaname Hayashi -- Prospects for China / Joan Robinson -- Optimists versus pessimists / Anne McLaren -- World of the scientist / Frank Press -- Incineration, inhumanity, or immortality? / Desmond King-Hele -- Prosperous but unbeautiful world? / S. Chandrasekhar -- Summing up / Nigel Calder -- Notes on the contributors.
Volume 2. Knowing our minds better / Lord Brain -- Science and wisdom / C.H. Waddington -- Humanities and wisdom / Richard Hoggart -- Stretching the expectation of life / John Charles -- Three great problems / Charles Dodds -- Vicious circle of chemicals against chemicals? / Z.M. Bacq -- Changes in psychiatric methods and attitudes / Lewis, Aubrey -- Homes of the future / E. Finley Carter -- Robot about the house / M.W. Thring -- Changing patterns of family life / Michael Young -- Unconditional surrender to facts? / Asa Briggs -- Communications and government / V.K. Zworykin -- Computer models of the economy / Richard Stone -- Report of the Council for Science Policy, 1983-4 / Alexander King -- Universal literacy int he age of technology / René Maheu -- Graduates for the developing world / D.S. Kothari -- New methods and new aims in teaching / B.F. Skinner -- Learning all our lives / Lord Bowden -- Stability and strife / Ruth Glass -- Multiple choices / Martin and Margy Meyerson -- How much more leisure in 1984? / David A. Morse -- Atrophied muscles and empty art / Herbert Read -- Gadgets, games, and gambles / H.J. Finniston -- Laboratory of fun / Joan Littlewood -- Architect's note / Cedric Price.
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