AAAS: Science Magazine (Volume 357, 6350, 4 August 2017)

Science Magazine (Volume 357, 6350, 4 August 2017), coverAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science. Science Magazine (Volume 357, 6350, 4 August 2017). American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2017. Unmarked text. Crease on cover. Good. Paperback. (#26795) $10.00

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Features forcing rings open to make polyacetylene. Also stem cell cures, extreme weather driving rapid adaptation, refuges for amphibians, and more. pp425-524.

FULLER, RB: The Dymaxion World of Buckminster Fuller

 The Dymaxion World of Buckminster Fuller, book coverR. Buckminster Fuller; Marks, Robert. The Dymaxion World of Buckminster Fuller. Doubleday Anchor, 1973. ISBN: 0385018045. Unmarked text. Edge of two pages creased about a quarter of an inch. Price clipped end page. Some smudging and soft creases on back cover. Illustrated throughout. 246p. Acceptable. Paperback. (#26772) $12.00

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An introduction to the Dymaxion World concept, which is at the heart of Buckminster Fuller’s thinking. The Dymaxion concept is the idea that rational action in a rational world demands the most efficient overall performance per unit of input. His Dymaxion structures, then are those that yield the greatest possible efficiency in terms of available technology. Measures 7.25×10.25

NASA: NASA Earth Resources Survey Symposium: First Comprehensive Symposium on the Practical Application of Earth Resources Survey Data (Volume III)

Mathews, Charles W. et al. NASA Earth Resources Survey Symposium: First Comprehensive Symposium on the Practical Application of Earth Resources Survey Data (Volume III). NASA, 1975. Unmarked text. Illustrated. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26738) $18.00

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Summary reports (Volume III). Event was in Houston, Texas (June 1975). NASA TM X-58168/JSC-09930. Covers agriculture (Richard Baldwin), Coastal Zone Management (E. Lee Tilton, III), Environment (Ronald I. Myles), Geology (Floyd F. Sabins, Jr, et al), Information Systems and Services (David Landgrebe), etc. 48p.

URBAN CATALYST: Building Green for the Future: Case Studies of Sustainable Development in Michigan

Building Green for the Future: Case Studies of Sustainable Development in Michigan, book coverUrban Catalyst Association. Building Green for the Future: Case Studies of Sustainable Development in Michigan. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, 2005. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26735) $25.00

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A study of the status of Green and Sustainable Development throughout the state focusing on 11 different case studies of commercial, residential, educational and institutional buildings. In addition to the case studies, the report contains information on; the market for and benefits of green buildings as well as specific information on the integrated design process and perceptions and realities of green building practices.

Illustrated throughout. 104p.

Contributors: Zeb Acuff, Aaron Harris, Larissa Larsen, Bryan Magnus, Allyson Pumphrey.

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NYAS: Science, Technology and the Economic Future

Raymond, Susan (ed.). Science, Technology and the Economic Future. New York Academy of Sciences, 1998. ISBN: 1573311472. Unmarked. 224p. Very Good. Paperback. (#26714) $12.00

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The authors begin by exploring the formulation of technology policy in such areas as national security, defense and cryptography. They examine environmental issues ranging from emissions standards and the future of the electric vehicle to world population projections.

They discuss ways of spurring growth in America’s research-intensive industries, including a look at integrating the military and civilian technology base.

Finally, they address such global issues as trade negotiations, financial services, and recent developments in Russian and China.

GOLDEN HINDE

GOLDEN HINDE, cover The Golden Hinde. Golden Hinde Ltd., 1986. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26652) $10.00

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Extensively illustrated. The original Golden Hinde was commanded by Francis Drake. This booklet documents a reconstruction. Topics include planking and caulking, setting up the ribs, etc.

KOREANA: Korea’s Smartphone Era (Koreana: Korean Art & Culture, Vol. 24, No. 3, Autumn 2010)

Korea's Smartphone Era (Koreana: Korean Art & Culture, Vol. 24, No. 3, Autumn 2010), coverKoreana. Korea’s Smartphone Era (Koreana: Korean Art & Culture, Vol. 24, No. 3, Autumn 2010). Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26651) $12.00

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Articles on Korea’s Mobile Phone Industry, Korea’s Innovative Mobile Phone technology. Interview: Hwang Kap-Syb: Joseon-Inspired Potter of the 21st Century. Other articles about traditional instruments, cuisine, and more. Illustrated throughout. 96p.