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Alternative Science & Technology Research Organisation

Victoria, Australia

August 1998 Meeting

Nanotechnology - Engines of Creation

Who: David Galea, an Information Technologist and a Futurist. He has had a passion for making life simpler through the use of technology. Futurists seek to use technology intelligently to overcome genetic, biological, psychological, cultural, and neurological limits to the pursuit of life, liberty, and boundless achievement.

What: David will present a discussion and a short video to explain "What is Nanotechnology". Nanotechnology is the science of engineering atoms. Coal, diamonds, sand, computer chips, cancer and healthy tissue, these are variations in the arrangement of atoms. This technology is here today, in its very early stages, and for better or for worse, the greatest technological breakthrough in history is still to come.

David's presentation will cover;

What is Nanotechnology ?.  
How do you build from atoms : Ribosomes.
  Molecular Computers.
  Self-Replicating Systems.
General Implications : Materials.
  Computers & Artificial Intelligence.
  Military Systems.

Come, expand your knowledge to the secrets of the building blocks or life.Join us, there's plenty of room, after all, its a small, small, small, small world.

When: Wednesday 12th August, 1998 at 7.30pm.

Where: At the Moonee Ponds Community Centre.2nd Floor. Room 21. Corner of Mount Alexander & Pascoe Vale Roads Moonee Ponds. Melways Reference Map 28 J7.

Tickets $6.00 (Members $4.00)

Tea / Coffee / Herbal Tea with Biscuits provided.

For more information about this and other ASTRO events contact Sergio or Josephine on (03) 9857-8719 (AH) or write to;

PO Box 4032, Balwyn East, Victoria 3129

For further information, send e-mail to astronet.

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