ERIC Number: ED129565
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: 0
Physics in Perspective Volume II, Part C, Statistical Data.
National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC. Physics Survey Committee.
Statistical data relating to the sociology and economics of the physics enterprise are presented and explained. The data are divided into three sections: manpower data, data on funding and costs, and data on the literature of physics. Each section includes numerous studies, with notes on the sources and types of data, gathering procedures, and interpretations. Additional explanatory notes are found in the appendices, such as questionnaire samples, term definitions, and a list of physics subfields. (MH)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC. Physics Survey Committee.
Note: For Volume I of this series, see ED082942; Not available in hard copy due to numerous small print and marginal legibility of original document