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Vannevar Bush II

Vannevar Bush II

science for the 21st century : Why should federal dollars be spent to support scientific research? : forum proceedings, March 2-3, 1995

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Published by Sigma Xi, Scientific Research Society, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor in [Research Triangle Park, NC], [Washington, DC, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Federal budgets.,
  • Cost effectiveness.,
  • Research and development.,
  • Research management.,
  • Research facilities.,
  • Education.,
  • Government/industry relations.,
  • Public health.,
  • Laboratories.,
  • Policies.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesScience for the 21st century, Why should federal dollars be spent to support scientific research?
    Statement[edited by Kate Miller].
    SeriesNASA contractor report -- NASA CR-201416
    ContributionsMiller, Kate., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17125928M


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