The Heirs of Archimedes: Science and the Art of War through the Age of Enlightenment
Brett D. Steele, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Institute for International and Civil Security at Khalifa University. He has previously taught in the electrical engineering and history departments at UCLA, and in the Security Studies Program at Georgetown University. Dr. Steele has also held research positions at the Dibner Institute for the History of Science and Technology, the RAND Corporation, and the Homeland Security Institute.
9: "The Art and Mystery of Making Gunpowder"