The sparks from the spirit of science include not only new knowledge but also innovations, the major ingredients of development and sustainability. This book creates an understanding of science and its role in innovation and sustainable development and points out unfilled gaps in human development. It highlights opportunities for societies to overcome obstacles in development. The book is written in an easy-to-understand manner, avoiding technical jargon, and contains case studies, practical examples, and historical perspectives. It is intended for a general, especially young readership and will appeal to those curious about the nature of science and its benefits, together with its possible pitfalls.

chapter 1|30 pages

The Spirit of Science

chapter 2|21 pages

The Spirit Has Sparks

chapter 3|22 pages

Nurturing the Spirit, Enhancing the Sparks

chapter 4|16 pages

Cultivating the Brain

chapter 5|20 pages

Creating Sparks from the Spirit

chapter 6|24 pages

What Is Science For?

chapter 7|29 pages

Present and New Challenges

chapter 8|16 pages

Addressing the Base of the Pyramid

chapter 9|25 pages

Dangers and Risks in the Sparks

chapter 10|33 pages

Sparks for Sustainable Development

chapter 11|13 pages

Moving Beyond Sustainability