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The Department of Mad Scientists

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From Smithsonian Books, The Department of Mad Scientists is the first trade book ever on DARPA—the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency—the maverick and controversial agency whose futuristic work has had amazing military and civilian application, from the Internet to GPS to driverless cars. Michael Belfiore, author of Rocketeers, visited science research sites across the country to provide this unprecedented look at the people who shape our country’s future technology.

GenreNonFiction
History
Science
TopicsScientists
Scientific discoveries
Internet
Computers
Technological innovation
Technology
Patents
Inventions
Science history
Science
Military history