This collection represents a unique undertaking in scientific publishing to honor Nick Metropolis, the last survivor of the World War II Manhattan Project in Los Alamos. In this volume, some of the leading scientists and humanists of our time have contributed essays related to their respective disciplines, exploring various aspects of future developments in science and society, philosophy, national security, nuclear power, pure and applied mathematics, physics and biology, particle physics, computing, and information science.... is controlled not only by cessation of reproduction but also by a process called apoptosis, in which cells are destroyed. ... There is little question that its elucidation will provide new and powerful control not only of cancer but of many ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||Essays on the Future|
|Author||:||Siegfried Hecker, Gian-Carlo Rota|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-12-01|