Posted at Forbes’ website and written by Norm Augustine (engineer, businessman, former undersecretary of the Army) and he says,
I’ve visited more than 100 countries in the past several years, meeting people from all walks of life, from impoverished children in India to heads of state. Almost every adult I’ve talked with in these countries shares a belief that the path to success is paved with science and engineering.
Bolding is mine. Please read the whole thing here.
I wrote Warnings: The True Story of How Science Tamed the Weather for two reasons:
- To celebrate the success of weather science at saving lives. We have taken on everything from category 5 hurricanes to F5 tornadoes and won. The story of the scientists behind that achievement makes for gripping reading; take a look at the 5-star reviews here.
- To inspire the next generation of scientists which are desperately needed to sustain growth in our standard of living.