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From Insight to Innovation by David P. Billington, Jr.

From Insight to Innovation

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From Insight to Innovation by David P. Billington, Jr.
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Nov 17, 2020 | ISBN 9780262044301

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Table Of Contents

1. Rivers and Regions: The Age of Frank Crowe  ………………………    11
2. Morgan, Lilienthal, and the Tennessee Valley Authority  …………….    47
3. Highways and Skyscrapers: MacDonald and Khan  ………………….    81
4. Rickover and Nuclear Power  …………………………………………  119
5. The Jet Engine and the Rocket: Whittle, Goddard, and NASA  ……..  143
6. Bardeen and the Transistor  ………………………………………….  179
7. Kilby, Noyce, and the Microchip  ……………………………………  207
8. The Computer and the Internet: The Age of Steve Jobs  ……………  235

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