BooksSCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND SOCIETY

Reflections for Looking Forward

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Science  16 Jan 2009:
Vol. 323, Issue 5912, pp. 340-341
DOI: 10.1126/science.1167600

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Insatiable Curiosity. Innovation in a Fragile Future. By Helga Nowotny. Translated from the German () by Mitch Cohen. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2008. 193 pp. $30, £19.95. ISBN 9780262141031.

In this meditation on the future, Nowotny argues that science brings uncertainties and innovation subsequently allows us to cope with them.