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Modeling Molecules: Computational Nanotechnology as a Knowledge Community


By csep - Posted on 11 June 2010

TitleModeling Molecules: Computational Nanotechnology as a Knowledge Community
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsJohnson, Ann
JournalPerspectives on Science
Volume17
Start Page123
Issue2
Pagination123-143
Publication LanguageEngish
ISSN Number1063-6145
Abstract

The author compares the historical development of computational chemistry with the development of computational nanotechnology and thereby shows that to understand the aims and outcomes of nanotechnology, we must also understand the relationships between different, but related, nano knowledge communities and their dependence on particular practices, artifacts, and theories.

DOI10.1162/posc.2009.17.2.144