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Scientific discoveries, technological innovations and modern warfare

Author: Sthanapati, Jayanta

Keywords: Discoveries in science
Technological innovations

Issue Date: 2011-07

Publisher: National Council of Science Museums, Kolkata

Description: The article reviews the influence of scientific discoveries and technological innovations, since early modern period, in progressive development of accurate, powerful and deadly weapons and their use in three major modern Wars, namely, the American Civil War; the First World War; and the Second World War, fought between 1861 and 1945, which revolutionized the character of modern warfare.

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 Sthanapati, Jayanta
dc.date.accessioned 2017-06-15T09:23:15Z
dc.date.available 2017-06-15T09:23:15Z
dc.description Includes bibliographical references.
dc.date.issued 2011-07
dc.description.abstract The article reviews the influence of scientific discoveries and technological innovations, since early modern period, in progressive development of accurate, powerful and deadly weapons and their use in three major modern Wars, namely, the American Civil War; the First World War; and the Second World War, fought between 1861 and 1945, which revolutionized the character of modern warfare.
dc.source National Council of Science Museums
dc.format.extent 91-110p.: ill.
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher National Council of Science Museums, Kolkata
dc.subject Discoveries in science
Technological innovations
dc.type Article
dc.identifier.issuenumber 2
dc.format.medium text
DC Field Value
dc.contributor.author Sthanapati, Jayanta
dc.date.accessioned 2017-06-15T09:23:15Z
dc.date.available 2017-06-15T09:23:15Z
dc.description Includes bibliographical references.
dc.date.issued 2011-07
dc.description.abstract The article reviews the influence of scientific discoveries and technological innovations, since early modern period, in progressive development of accurate, powerful and deadly weapons and their use in three major modern Wars, namely, the American Civil War; the First World War; and the Second World War, fought between 1861 and 1945, which revolutionized the character of modern warfare.
dc.source National Council of Science Museums
dc.format.extent 91-110p.: ill.
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher National Council of Science Museums, Kolkata
dc.subject Discoveries in science
Technological innovations
dc.type Article
dc.identifier.issuenumber 2
dc.format.medium text