By CB Schedvin

Shaping technological know-how and touches on Australia's highbrow, political and financial existence. It offers an account of the swift progress of CSIR (to develop into CSIRO) in the course of international struggle II. The contributions of many striking personalities are defined corresponding to Sir George Julius, Sir Charles Martin, Hedley Marston, DF Martyn, AEV Richardson, Sir David Rivett, Ian Clunies Ross and FWG White.This ebook recounts the key attempt to introduce and adapt new applied sciences as a part of the warfare attempt. Informative and non-technical bills are given of a few breakthroughs in agricultural examine resembling the eradication of prickly pear.

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