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Boom. 2016; 6452–61 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.4.52
Published: 01 December 2016
... was the first big breakthrough on this front21 Wenner was less interested in such generic distinc- tions, and though Thompson complained privately about writing for a magazine preoccupied with what the Jackson 5 had for breakfast, Rolling Stone made him a celebrity. His notoriety even gave rise to a...
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Boom. 2013; 3467–72 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.4.67
Published: 01 December 2013
... University of California 2014 Climate Resolve Jonathan Parfrey climate change fire sea-level rise Larry Goldzband Bay Conservation and Development Commission Sierra Nevada Pacific Ocean energy Glen MacDonald Juan Matute UCLA Jonathon Porritt Breakthrough Institute Michael Shellenberger...
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Boom. 2013; 3479–84 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.4.79
Published: 01 December 2013
... equally on those who create and those who use knowledge. As we look back at the long-term effects of the Manhattan Project, we see not only major breakthroughs in physical science and engineering that have been used in war and in peace. We see an awakening of experts to the power of the knowledge they...
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Boom. 2013; 3217–21 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.2.17
Published: 01 July 2013
.... Although she said that the inner conflict of her spiritual development was about average Peace Pilgrim described the journey toward her vow as a series of peaks and valleys. Of her pivotal breakthrough, she said, I sat high upon a hill overlooking rural New England. The day before I had slipped out of...
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Boom. 2012; 2153–54 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2012.2.1.53
Published: 03 March 2012
... decorated with mismatched furniture, be- came a geographical and symbolic site for the disability rights movement s grassroots activism. The CIL worked with engineers, architects, urban planners, and city council mem- bers to alter the built environment, a breakthrough concept in an era when disabled people...
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Boom. 2012; 2117–32 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2012.2.1.17
Published: 03 March 2012
... US in the first decade of this century, most of them by start-ups such as Tesla.10 But 2011 appears to have been a breakthrough, because for the first time major automakers made firm commercial commitments to the technology. Nissan began selling its all-electric Leaf and General Motors its Volt plug...