Dibner Library Of The History Of Science And Technology

science and technology

Science and technology is quite a broad category, and it covers everything from studying the stars and the planets to studying molecules and viruses. Modern Western technology has produced amazing achievements, but we must analyze the wider implications of such technologies and their notions of progress. First, that person may not be able to read specific science & technology terms; and second, if you want their business, you must make an effort to go the extra mile. The science and technology has been responsible for the development of: agriculture, communications, credit facilities, electricity, education, health, housing, infrastructure, industries, transportation, etc.

With its wide-angle field of view, the new technology could be used in future surveillance devices or for imaging in medical (such as endoscopic) procedures. Besides, the state-owned Council of Scientific and Industrial Research has over 40 research laboratories that have made significant contributions in the progress of science in India. Then it ‘fast forwards’ many centuries into 1500 CE to claim modern science as an exclusively European triumph, neglecting the influence of others (especially India) on the European Renaissance and the Enlightenment. Societies that have the most of such technology are also, time and again, claimed to be the most advanced.

Processed foods are the result of technology which started out as a good idea for availability and convenience, but now we know this is killing many of us through disease that is directly related to eating these foods for long periods of time. The Scientific Policy Resolution adopted by our Parliament on March 4, 1958 laid stress on Government responsibility to secure for the people, the benefits from acquisition of scientific knowledge and practical application of research.

To cater to the huge human population, technology in this field evolved side by side the scientific progress. Development of the science and technology depends on the analysis and proper understanding of facts. But in India’s case, the colonizers had a windfall � extraordinary profit margins from the control of India’s exports, the taxation of its economic production, and eventually the transfer of its technology and production to the colonizer’s home. Videos and music can now be seen on demand and news from across the world can be delivered in an instant.

Behavioural pattern could also tell a lot about the extent to which the natural environment has been utilized for infrastructural activities, science and technology. How is science and technology related to society: The developing world has a long tradition of participatory action research, popular education and community organization joining up to solve some science and technology issues that affect the society. The greatest and most significant achievement of science in this regard is launching internet.