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About the AuthorBorn in the UK in 1980, Angela Saini is a science journalist and reports for the BBC, New Scientist, Wired and the Economist. She was named European Young Science Writer of the Year in 2009, and in 2008 won a European television news award.
Author 1Angela Saini
FormatPaperback
Editorial ReviewThose who want to understand how India is shaping up as a scientific superpower will find it a worthwhile and engaging read'. New Scientist GEEK NATION's emphasis on personalities and places provides an engaging introduction for those who want deeper understanding than facts and figures alone can provide. New Scientist This is an engaging and eye-opening exploration of a subject that traditionally we rely on cliches to understand, providing a much more informed and effective understanding of the progress of Indian technology. Recommended. Popular Science With engaging first-hand accounts she explores gleaming technology hubs, visits space centres and labs researching GM crops...you do get a vivid impression of a nation emerging as a scientific contender. BBC Focus Many entertaining and informative stories. Sunday Times 'Saini has a genuine talent for describing science'. Sunday Times Culture 'Saini's vivid portrait of hi-tech India reveals a country in a hurry'. FT Weekend Saini has produced an eye-opening survey of scientists in today's India...Engagingly written and remarkably objective, Geek Nation shatters many myths while not discouraging guarded optimism The Independent 'Eye-opening, warmhearted and cliche-free, her book gives Indians' minds the respect so often and so easily given to their spirit'. Wanderlust
LanguageEnglish
Number of Pages288
Publication Date1/3/2011
PublisherHodder & Stoughton Ltd