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Geek nation : how Indian science is taking over the world

Author: Angela Saini
Publisher: London : Hodder & Stoughton, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The fascinating story of how India is transforming itself into a global science superpower. Geek Nation is a journey to meet the inventors, engineers and young scientists helping to give birth to the world's next scientific superpower a nation built not on conquest, oil or minerals, but on the scientific ingenuity of its people.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Angela Saini
ISBN: 9781444734096 1444734091 9781444710151 144471015X 9781444710144 1444710141
OCLC Number: 782046446
Description: vii, 280 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Brain games --
Electronics City --
The long-life banana --
Chariots of the gods --
The mindreading machine --
Geeks rule --
The impossible drug --
Brainpower --
Rocket science.
Responsibility: Angela Saini.

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'revealing reportage on India's scientific and technological renaissance'. * <i>Independent</i> * 'revealing reportage on India's scientific and technological renaissance'. * <i>Independent Read more...

 
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