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Author Weinberger, Sharon, author.

Title The imagineers of war : the untold history of DARPA, the Pentagon agency that changed the world / by Sharon Weinberger.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2017.
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  355.040973 WEI    IN TRANSIT
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Description x, 475 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 441-451) and index.
Contents An agency for unimagined weapons -- Scientia potentia est -- Mad men -- Mad scientists -- Society for the correction of Soviet excesses -- Welcome to the jungle -- Ordinary genius -- Extraordinary genius -- Up in flames -- A worldwide laboratory -- Blame it on the sorcerers -- Monkey business -- Bury it -- The bunny, the witch, and the war room -- Servants of war -- Invisible war -- Top secret flying machines -- Synthetic war -- Vanilla world -- Fantasy world -- Return of Voldemort -- Epilogue: glorious failure, inglorious success.
Subject United States. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency -- History.
Military research -- United States.
Military art and science -- Technological innovations -- United States.
Science and state -- United States.
National security -- United States -- History.
United States -- Defenses -- History.
Added Title Untold history of DARPA, the Pentagon agency that changed the world
ISBN 9780385351799
0385351798
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