Society, science and technology

3. Applications of science and technology


Hybrid cars

Amory B. Lovins, L.Hunter Lovins: Reinventing the Wheels,,

 Toyota Hybrid Propulsion Prius Car,

Prius: How it works

Emission standards -



Picture: Lifelike robot in JapanIntelligent Robotic Laboratory:








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Topics for discussion

  1. Give an example of interesting application of S&T
  2. Describe and analyse development and impact of specific technology in some historic period (computer, typewriter, communication devices, ...)
  3. Describe and analyse role of the individual in S&T. Try to find some quotations from his/her works related to S&T, explain, why it is interesting for you.

Created by: Jiri Vacek

Last change: Oct 21, 2010