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The Department of Mad Scientists: How DARPA Is Remaking Our World, from the Internet to Artificial Limbs

Authors: Belfiore, Michael
Publisher: Collins Reference
BISAC/Subject: BIO015000, SCI000000, TEC009000
ISBN: 9780061959370, Related ISBNs: 0061959375, 9780061959370, 9780062000651
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 320,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: From Smithsonian Books, The Department of Mad Scientists is the first trade book ever on DARPA—the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency—the maverick and controversial agency whose futuristic work has had amazing military and civilian application, from the Internet to GPS to driverless cars. Michael Belfiore, author of Rocketeers, visited science research sites across the country to provide this unprecedented look at the people who shape our country’s future technology.
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