In this extract from the book 'Midnight's Machines', Arun Mohan Sukumar asks the question, was it ambition or naïveté, or both, that nudged scientists towards unviable projects like the solar cooker?
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The cooker affair: A cautionary tale of using science for political ends
Why Indian technology projects haven’t made global impact
Indian technology has evolved in the context of the country’s politics. A review of ‘Midnight’s Machines: A Political History of Technology in India’