TITLE

Isaac Asimov's futureworld: Energy

PUB. DATE
January 1991
SOURCE
Boys' Life;Jan1991, Vol. 81 Issue 1, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Part IV. Provides ideas for new energy sources for the future, by the author, Isaac Asimov. Oil and natural gas are convenient but the supply of these substances are expected to be used up before the 21st century is over. Nuclear energy; Solar;Water and waves.
ACCESSION #
9101140916

 

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