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Science, Technology and Global Problems

Trends and Perspectives in Development of Science and Technology and Their Impact on the Solution of Contemporary Global Problems

  • 1st Edition - January 1, 1979
  • Editor: J. Gvishiani
  • Language: English
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 1 - 4 8 3 1 - 5 2 5 6 - 1

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Science, Technology and Global Problems documents the proceedings of the International Symposium on Trends and Perspectives in Development of Science and Technology and their Impact on the Solution of Contemporary Global Problems held in Tallinn, USSR on January 8-12, 1979. This compilation discusses the character of global problems in the year 2000, prospects of development of leading branches of science and technology, and its capacity to solve global problems. The topics include global problems in the year 2000 and the role of science in their solution; science and technology as factors for future global development; road to scientific-technological culture; and responsibility of scientists in the period of crisis. The energy situation in the world (problems and prospects); mathematics and progress in science and technology; role of information and communication in the solution of global problems; and global public health problems and ways of resolving them are also deliberated in this text. This book is a useful source for students and researchers conducting work on the development of science and technology in solving global problems.