Powering the Future - How We Will (Eventually) Solve the Energy Crisis and Fuel the Civilization of Tomorrow

Robert B. Laughlin

Published by Blackstone Audio, 2011
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In Powering the Future, Nobel laureate Robert B. Laughlin transports us two centuries into the future, when we've ceased to use carbon from the ground. Boldly, Laughlin predicts no earth-shattering transformations will have taken place. Six generations from now, there will still be soccer moms, shopping malls, and business trips. Firesides will still be snug and warm.

How will we do it? Not by discovering a magic bullet to slay our energy problems but through a slew of fascinating technologies, drawing on wind, water, and fire. Powering the Future is an objective yet optimistic tour through alternative fuel sources, set in a world where we've burned every last drop of petroleum and every last shovelful of coal.

About the Author: ROBERT B. LAUGHLIN is the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass professor of physics at Stanford University. In 1998 he shared the Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on the fractional quantum Hall effect. He is the author of The Crime of Reason and A Different Universe. He lives in Palo Alto, California.

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Title: Powering the Future - How We Will (...
Publisher: Blackstone Audio
Publication Date: 2011
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