Unstoppable : harnessing science to change the world / by Bill Nye ; edited by Corey S. Powell.
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- ISBN: 1250109442
- ISBN: 9781250109446
- Physical Description: xiv, 354 pages ; 21 cm
- Edition: First St. Martin's Griffin edition.
- Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2016.
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We've got the whole world in our hands -- The call to greatness -- A hothouse of disbelief -- Putting a price on inaction -- Inputs and feedbacks -- Thermodynamics and you -- Fighting global warming with ... bubbles? -- Talkin' 'bout our electrical energy generation -- Stop the burn- don't frack that gas -- Nuclear energy: too cheap to meter ... again -- One more reactor (no, make it two) -- Power of the Sun -- Is the answer blowing in the wind? -- Down to the wire -- Let's transform the grid -- Dude, where's my battery pack? -- Quest for storage -- Bottling sunshine with moonshine? -- NASCAR- a catalyst for change -- Got to get moving on moving -- Moving our masses -- Rise of the taxipod, robotruck, and bioplane -- The water-energy connection -- Time to get the salt out -- Feeding the world -- Bringing is all back home to Bill's house -- ¿Quién es más verde- or, Keeping up with the Begleys -- Bill and Ed get into hot water -- The tap is off and the garden is green -- The case for space -- Building a better rocket equation -- Do humans have a destiny in space? -- Setting a fair price for a better planet -- The unstoppable species -- Another energy year gone by.
Bill Nye crystallizes and expands the message for which he is best known and beloved. That message is that with a combination of optimism and scientific curiosity, all obstacles become opportunities, and the possibilities of our world become limitless. With a scientist's thirst for knowledge and an engineer's vision of what can be, Bill Nye sees today's environmental issues not as insurmountable, depressing problems but as chances for our society to rise to the challenge and create a cleaner, healthier, smarter world.--Publisher description.
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