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Patrick McCray

Patrick McCray is a professor in the Department of History at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and a co-founder of the Center for Nanotechnology in Society.

In The New Atlantis

China’s Aims in Space; Debating Nanoethics

Number 17 ~ Summer 2007


  • The Visioneers: How a Group of Elite Scientists Pursued Space Colonies, Nanotechnologies, and a Limitless Future (Princeton University Press, 2012)
  • Keep Watching the Skies!: The Story of Operation Moonwatch and the Dawn of the Space Age (Princeton University Press, 2008)
  • Giant Telescopes: Astronomical Ambition and the Promise of Technology (Harvard University Press, 2006)