Written by one of the country's most influential scientists and science policy makers, "This Gifted Age" provides an insightful, multifaceted exploration of the impact of government policy on scientific and technological advancement. Comprised of Gibbons's writings from the past three decades, the book explores both the limiting and the liberating influences of government on technological research and development. 37 illus.

This Gifted Age 2007, American Institute of Physics

ISBN-13: 9781563961298