Title

"Needed social innovations (Lecture 2)"

Speakers

John Rader Platt

Date

7-12-1978

Streaming Media

Series

Ecosystems Lectures

Length

58 minutes

Notes

In the second of two lectures for the "Ecosystems" series of lectures sponsored by Sigma Xi- Earth Resources Ltd, Platt, an American physicist and biophysicist at University of Chicago, continues his discussion of scientific discoveries since 1945 and argues that these discoveries are inconsistent with the present-day nation-state. The lecture suggests that the opportunity to establish space colonies will only be available for the next thirty years and that it should be capitalized upon.

Transferred and preserved by Portland State University Library’s Special Collections with the generous support of the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Oregon State Library.

Subjects

Ecosystems, Outer space -- Exploration, Space colonies

Original Format

Reel to reel, 3.75 ips, 1/4 track, mono

Rights

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Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/11452

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