Volume 348 Issue 6297, 8 November 1990

Opinion

  • Opinion |

    Two centuries of self-conscious science and technology may have given the world previously unimagined prosperity; can the same agents of change help avoid the calamity that seems to threaten?

News

Correspondence

Commentaries

  • Commentary |

    In 1790 the French Assemblée Nationale set in train a process that would result in the metric system. But for quirks of history, the course of metrication might have had an Anglo-French dimension – and a different outcome.

    • J. H. Freeman

News & Views

Scientific Correspondence

Book Reviews

Review

Articles

Letters

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