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Science, the endless frontier.

A report to the President

by United States. Office of scientific research and development.

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Published by U.S. Govt. print. off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Science and state -- United States.,
    • Research.,
    • World war, 1939-1945 -- Science.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesBush report on scientific research in the United States.
      Statementby Vannevar Bush, director of the Office of scientific research and development. July 1945.
      ContributionsBush, Vannevar, 1890-1974.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ127.U6 A53 1945
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 184 p. incl. tables, diagrs.
      Number of Pages184
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6492078M
      LC Control Number45036413

      The Endless Frontier book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. 1 Preface J. E. Pournelle, Ph.D. pr 3 The Endless Fron /5(3). In , Vannevar Bush, founder of Raytheon and one-time engineering dean at MIT, delivered a report to the president of the United States that argued for the importance of public support for science, and the importance of science for the future of the nation. The report, Science: The Endless Frontier, set America on a path toward strong and well-funded institutions of science.

      Science, the Endless Frontier: A Report to the President United States. Office of Scientific Research and Development, Vannevar Bush Full view - In Focus Beyond the Endless Frontier. Science, the Endless Frontier is the policy document that articulates the dominant rationale for the US government’s investment in scientific research. The influence of Science, the Endless Frontier on science policy discussions and actions cannot be overstated—continuing with the recently proposed “Endless Frontier Act” .

        Among those recommendations was the establishment of the National Science Foundation, which was founded five years later. This book features Dr. Bush's report with an introduction by Alan T. Waterman, first director director of the NSF. This digital edition was derived from ACLS Humanities E-Book's online version of the same : $   In , Dr. Vannevar Bush, then director of the wartime Office of Scientific Research and Development, prepared a report for President Franklin Roosevelt to recommend national approach towards science and research. Among those recommendations was the establishment of the National Science Pages:


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