ERIC Number: EJ308950
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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The Value of Fundamental Science.
Lederman, Leon M.
Scientific American, v251 n5 p40-47 Nov 1984
Although the cost of basic science to the taxpayer is only about five percent of the cost of applied research and development, it contributes deeply to technology, the education of scientists, and the general enrichment of the culture. Examples of such research are provided to illustrate these contributions. (JN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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