Reignited: Scientific Pathways to a Better Future

Penguin UK
Ages 9-12
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Will robots take over the world? When will we meet aliens? How are memories stored inside the brain? Join Dr A.P.J. Kalam on a fascinating quest to explore the realm of science and technology, its extraordinary achievements and its impact on our lives in the days to come. Co-written with Srijan Pal Singh, this book features exciting and cutting-edge career paths in areas such as robotics, aeronautics, neurosciences, pathology, paleontology and material sciences . . . in other words, careers that are going to make a difference in the future. The result of extensive research, this book offers a plethora of ground-breaking ideas that will make youngsters think out of the box. Filled with anecdotes, conversations, experiments and even inputs from leading scientists, Reignited is the perfect handbook that is bound to create a spark for science among students, youth and science enthusiasts.
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About the author

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam is one of India's most distinguished scientists, responsible for the development of India's first satellite launch vehicle and the operationalization of strategic missiles. He also pioneered India Vision 2020, a road map for transforming India. The President of India between 2002 and 2007, Dr Kalam has been awarded honorary doctorates from thirty-eight universities and the country's three highest civilian honours-the Padma Bhushan (1981), Padma Vibhushan (1990) and Bharat Ratna (1997). A prolific and best-selling author, he now conducts lectures on societal development in many international institutes and is involved in research on different societal missions. // Srijan Pal Singh is an Engineer and Management graduate from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He was with the Indian Institute of Space Sciences and Technology (IIST) where he directly worked with Dr Kalam as a scientific advisor. His previous book with Dr Kalam, titled Target 3 Billion, gave shape to the national policy on PURA.

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Publisher
Penguin UK
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Published on
May 15, 2015
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Pages
264
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ISBN
9789351189237
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Language
English
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Genres
Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Nonfiction / Science & Nature / General
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