Russia's Techno-Failure

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If Lonely Ideas is repetitive, it is not the author’s fault. Time and time again, Russian scientists and inventors have come up with brilliant ideas, only to see the industries they seeded developed elsewhere in the world. Loren Graham asks why Russia’s record has been so extraordinarily bad, and perhaps most important, whether it can be fixed. This short, engaging book will please not only historians of science and technology, who know