In War & Peace: My Life in Science & Technology
From the wreckage of wartime London to the halls of power at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Guy Stever devoted his life to the pure and unselfish pursuit of science. Past president of Carnegie Mellon University, former Chief Scientist of the U.S. Air Force, one-time Director of the National Science Foundation, member of the National Academies of Sciences and Engineering, science advisor to two presidents... Guy Stever was a central figure in twentieth century science -- consistently on the front lines, changing the fate of a nation.
Guy Stever's life offers remarkable insight into the twentieth century. Through his eyes, we relive the history of the past 50 years, witnesses to a tale of science and technology that is revealing in its scope and sweep.