Book Discussion on The Essential Engineer

Henry Petroski talked about his book The Essential Engineer: Why Science Alone Will Not Solve Our Global Problems (Knopf, 2010). In his… read more

Henry Petroski talked about his book The Essential Engineer: Why Science Alone Will Not Solve Our Global Problems (Knopf, 2010). In his book he examines the the similarities and differences between science and engineering and explores the ways in which science and engineering must work together to address the world’s most pressing issues.

He was interviewed while at the 10th annual National Book Festival, held on the National Mall. 

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Book Discussion on The Essential Engineer

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Program ID:
295631-6
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 25, 2010
Last Aired:
Dec 5, 2010

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