In Bicycling to Utopia, award-winning scientist Steve Jones looks at the future of human evolution from the perspective of current developments in human genetics. Together with other essays by experts in their fields, this volume of selected Evening Discourses from the Royal Institution offersan authoritative and accessible summary of current thinking in many areas of science and technology. It is suitable for non-scientists wishing to learn about contemporary science and technology, and the history of these subjects. The book will also be of interest to scientists and technologists whowish to learn about developments in fields outside their own.Let us now see how we can turn some of the heat in a cup of coffee into mechanical work to power the second mill on the Solarville Industrial Park. ... To run, the engine requires a hot source (in this case a cafetiere) and a cold sink, in this case a tumbler of iced whisky and sodaa and away goes the engine, ... To make it solar-powered, we would have only have to provide the heat by a solar water heater.
|Title||:||Bicycling to Utopia|
|Author||:||P. Day, Charles Richard Arthur Catlow|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press, USA - 1995-11-23|