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The amazing world of nanotechnology

Author: Susanta, Sen

Keywords: Nanoscience
Nanotechnology

Issue Date: 2011-07

Publisher: National Council of Science Museums, Kolkata

Description: Nanotechnology has become the buzzword of present day society. We find some news item flashing in the media every other day. Expectations and curiosity of the commoners have naturally been elevated to unexpected levels. This article gives an overview of the science and technology of the nano-world starting from a historical perspective, it is aimed to describe the development of this exciting new (!) branch of science and technology as it stands today and what to expect in the future. Please note the exclamation mark (!) I have put beside the word new in the previous sentence. I shall leave to the judgment of the reader, whether the use of the adjective is appropriate in this context.

Description: Includes bibliographical references.

Source: National Council of Science Museums

Type: Article

Received From: National Council of Science Museums


DC Field Value
dc.contributor.author Susanta, Sen
dc.date.accessioned 2017-06-15T09:44:16Z
dc.date.available 2017-06-15T09:44:16Z
dc.description Includes bibliographical references.
dc.date.issued 2011-07
dc.description.abstract Nanotechnology has become the buzzword of present day society. We find some news item flashing in the media every other day. Expectations and curiosity of the commoners have naturally been elevated to unexpected levels. This article gives an overview of the science and technology of the nano-world starting from a historical perspective, it is aimed to describe the development of this exciting new (!) branch of science and technology as it stands today and what to expect in the future. Please note the exclamation mark (!) I have put beside the word new in the previous sentence. I shall leave to the judgment of the reader, whether the use of the adjective is appropriate in this context.
dc.source National Council of Science Museums
dc.format.extent 162-164p.
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher National Council of Science Museums, Kolkata
dc.subject Nanoscience
Nanotechnology
dc.type Article
dc.identifier.issuenumber 2
dc.format.medium text
DC Field Value
dc.contributor.author Susanta, Sen
dc.date.accessioned 2017-06-15T09:44:16Z
dc.date.available 2017-06-15T09:44:16Z
dc.description Includes bibliographical references.
dc.date.issued 2011-07
dc.description.abstract Nanotechnology has become the buzzword of present day society. We find some news item flashing in the media every other day. Expectations and curiosity of the commoners have naturally been elevated to unexpected levels. This article gives an overview of the science and technology of the nano-world starting from a historical perspective, it is aimed to describe the development of this exciting new (!) branch of science and technology as it stands today and what to expect in the future. Please note the exclamation mark (!) I have put beside the word new in the previous sentence. I shall leave to the judgment of the reader, whether the use of the adjective is appropriate in this context.
dc.source National Council of Science Museums
dc.format.extent 162-164p.
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher National Council of Science Museums, Kolkata
dc.subject Nanoscience
Nanotechnology
dc.type Article
dc.identifier.issuenumber 2
dc.format.medium text