Tag Archives: science

America as Number Two: We’d Try Harder

The case for acknowledging America's slide from first place — and how the United States can use reality to get back on track.

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The Uncertain Future: The World in 2111 (Part I)

What transformations will the world undergo over the next century?

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Will China Eat Our Technological Lunch?

How does China need to change its educational institutions and patent policies to help foster innovation?

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A Look Back at the Original “Sputnik Moment”

How did the United States rise to meet the challenge posed by Sputnik?

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Clay Shirky on the Media Revolution

How have new media technologies heralded a revolution in the way we think and act?

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India's High-Tech in the 5th Century (Part II)

How have India’s early scientists impacted Western thought?

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The Sputnik Shock

How did a 184-pound Soviet satellite hit the United States like a ton of bricks?

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The Uncertain Science of Climate Change

Do current climate change models offer an accurate view of global warming?

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Human Resource Leapfrogging

Will the global South’s large populations work to its advantage in North-South trade?

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