Re: Nanotech has gone mainstream

Gina Miller (
Sat, 20 Mar 1999 14:50:30 PST

There is a element of fear involved in a science that is partially relying on future advances. K. Eric Drexler has stepped forward with some previously unknown proposals. There is always a hesitance in the saftey and security of new theories and thoughts, where science and technology is concerned. Look at Charles Darwin, he still musters up controversy.
Gina "Nanogirl" Miller

You wrote:
>In the 12 March 99 issue of Science, there are three
>sober articles on nanotech or close derivative. Between
>them are 244 references. All three articles reference Feynman,
>but not one mention of K.Eric Drexler.
>Someone who is up on the politics of science, please
>explain to me: why is it that as soon as one publishes any
>proletariate level popular science book, they automatically
>lose all credibility in the field and are shunned by their
>fellow scientists? Or am I reading too much into the
>aparently intentional oversight? spike

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