The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Our World from Scratch PDF
- The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Our World from Scratch
- Lewis Dartnell
- 04 February 2016 Lewis Dartnell
[PDF / EPUB] The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Our World from Scratch Most of us are ignorant about the fundamental principles of the civilization that supports us happily utilizing the latest or even the most basic technology without having the slightest idea of why it Most of How to Epub à us are ignorant about the fundamental principles of the civilization that supports The Knowledge: eBook È us happily utilizing the latest or even the most basic technology without having the slightest idea of why it works or how it came to be If you had to Knowledge: How to Rebuild Our MOBI :ß go back to absolute basics like some sort of postcataclysmic Robinson Crusoe would you know how to re create an internal combustion engine put together a microscope get metals out of rock accurately tell time weave fibers into clothing or even how to produce food for yourselfRegarded as one of the brightest young scientists of his generation Knowledge: How to Rebuild Our MOBI :ß Lewis Dartnell proposes that the key to preserving civilization in an apocalyptic scenario is to provide a uickstart guide adapted to cataclysmic circumstances The Knowledge describes many of the modern technologies we employ but first it explains the fundamentals upon which they are built Every piece of technology rests on an enormous support network of other technologies all interlinked and mutually dependent You can t hope to build a radio for example without understanding how to acuire the raw materials it reuires as well as generate the electricity needed to run itBut Dartnell doesn t just provide specific information for starting over he also reveals the greatest invention of them all the phenomenal knowledge generating machine that is the scientific method itself This would allow survivors to learn technological advances not explicitly explored in The Knowledge as well as things we have yet to discover The Knowledge is a brilliantly original guide to the fundamentals of science and how it built our modern world as well as a thought experiment about the very idea of scientific knowledge itself.