One need not dwell on the wonders or the progress of modern technology; moon landings, hand-held computers, and microwave cooking are part of the everyday vocabulary of today's elementary school pupil. Even more advanced concepts are well within the understanding and common use of high school and undergraduate students: microcircuitry, nuclear fission, Venus probes, solar energy cells.
"Technology and Warship Design: Capturing the Benefits,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 32
, Article 5.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol32/iss1/5