For 75 Years, The US Had an ‘Endless Frontier’ of Science. Now It’s Coming to an End

Science Alert  March 14, 2020
Science The Endless Frontier released by the first US presidential science adviser engineer Vannevar Bush in 1945 became the blueprint for postwar science. It led to the development of the modern American research university, the National Science Foundation and increased government funding for science research from the 1940s to 1960s. According to the attendees at a symposium marking the 75th anniversary of the report, many facets of the plan aren’t working anymore, and the structural framework laid out in The Endless Frontier needs refreshing for 2020. Maintaining and bolstering trust in science has never been more critical, as science has an ever-greater potential to change or lives, for better or worse…read more.

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