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Nanoweapons : a growing threat to humanity

Author: Louis A Del Monte
Publisher: [Lincoln, NE] : Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Nanoweapons describes the deadliest generation of military weaponry the world has ever seen and offers concrete recommendations for controlling their future use, thus avoiding global war and the end of humanity."--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Del Monte, Louis A.
Nanoweapons.
Lincoln, NB : Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, [2017]
(DLC) 2016043320
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Louis A Del Monte
ISBN: 9781612349121 1612349129 9781612349145 1612349145 9781612349138 1612349137
OCLC Number: 959081028
Notes: Place of publication from publisher website.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 244 pages)
Contents: The first generation of nanoweapons --
What you don't know can kill you --
Playing legos with atoms --
I come in peace --
The wolf in sheep's clothing --
The rise of the nanobots --
The "swarm" --
The game changers --
The "smart" nanoweapons --
The genie is loose --
Fighting fire with fire --
The tipping point --
The nanoweapons superpowers --
The nano wars --
Humanity on the brink --
Epilogue --
Appendixes --
Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies --
Nanoweapons offensive capability of nations --
The events leading to the Chernobyl disaster.
Responsibility: Louis A. Del Monte.

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Nanoweapons just might render humanity extinct in the near future - a notion that is frightening and shocking but potentially true. In his insightful and prescient account of this risky and radical  Read more...

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It's been a long time since I've read a book that has been so thought-provoking. 5 stars. * Army Rumour Service *

 
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