Technology and the Search for Progress in Modern Mexico by Edward Beatty download in ePub, pdf, iPad
The influence of positivists led to a renaissance of scientific activity in Mexico. Molina became the first Mexican citizen to win the Nobel Prize in science. In the Seminary of Mining was established. Located on top of the Sierra Negra.
The aim was to increase the productivity of Mexican agriculture through the development of new strains of seeds. Later it became College of Mining, in which the first modern physics laboratory in Mexico was established. Under the influence of positivists and scientific thinkers, the government assisted in public education. For many years, there were no scientific activities in Mexico.
Progress were made in subjects such as astronomy, engineering, etc. The electronics industry of Mexico has grown enormously within the last decade. Later on, they were joined by the Spanish scientists, and they did research, teaching, publishing, and translating texts. There is coordinated push to turn transition Mexico into an innovation economy.
The new ideas developed in science in Europe were not important in Mexico. During the Mexican Enlightenment, Mexico made progress in science. The Mexican War of Independence brought an end to Mexico's scientific progress. Adoption proved relatively easy in most but not all cases, and new machines and products were quickly integrated into the lives of many Mexicans. It was viewed as a legitimate endeavor by the Mexican society.
It succeeding in having established a medical clinic, the Hereditary Health Counseling Center, for workers. New universities and research institutes were established.