The Secret History of Science's Postwar Elite
ISBN10: 0143038478 ISBN13: 9780143038474 Publisher: Penguin Group USA Published: Mar 27 2007 Pages: 304 Weight: 0.50lbs. Height: 7.50" Width: 5.00" Depth: 0.50" Language: English
Profiles a group of elite scientists who inherited from the Manhattan Project a mission to counsel the government on potential military applications of scientific breakthroughs, in an account that cites their contributions to such projects the "Star Wars" missile defense program and the national system for predicting global climate. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.