Science, Technology & Society

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Media Divides

Communication Rights and the Right to Communicate in Canada

UBC Press

Media Divides offers the first comprehensive, up-to-date account of the democratic deficits in Canada’s communications law and policy.

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Observatories of the Southwest

The University of Arizona Press

With its clear skies and low humidity, the southwestern United States is an astronomer's paradise where observatories like Kitt Peak have redefined the art of skywatching. The region is unique in its loose federation of like-minded research outposts and in the quantity and diversity of its observatories--places captured in this unique ...

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Europa

The University of Arizona Press

Few worlds are as tantalizing and enigmatic as Europa, whose complex icy surface intimates the presence of an ocean below. Europa beckons for our understanding and future exploration, enticing us with the possibilities of a water-rich environment and the potential for life beyond Earth. This new volume in the Space Science Series, with ...

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The Technological Imperative in Canada

An Intellectual History

UBC Press

This highly original, seminal study of Canadian theorists of technology and morality shows that Canadian thinkers were not only original and intellectually au courant but also engaging and insightful.

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The Last Refuge of the Mt. Graham Red Squirrel

The University of Arizona Press

When the University of Arizona announced plans to build observatories on Mt. Graham, atop the Pinaleño Mountains, the construction was seen as a potential threat to an isolated species found only on this sky island. The Mt. Graham red squirrel was declared "endangered" by the US Fish and Wildlife Service. Legal action required the ...

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