It is often said that the world is witnessing now a second industrial revolution, which will transform the society as radically as did the first. List some key contemporary areas of science and technology, which are responsible for this revolution. | Learn NCERT solution | Education portal Class 11 Physics Part I | Study online Unit-1 Physical World



Q.8:- It is often said that the world is witnessing now a second industrial revolution, which will transform the society as radically as did the first. List some key contemporary areas of science and technology, which are responsible for this revolution.

 

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The key areas of science and technology which may radically transform the present society are as follows: 1. Laser technology which is used for bloodless surgery and for effective automatic control of rockets and satellites. 2. Fabrication of superconductors near the room temperature will help to transmit electric power without any wastage of energy. 3. The extensive use of computers will increase work efficiency. 4. Biotechnology.