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Science the Endless Frontier

National Science Foundation (U.S.)

Science the Endless Frontier

A Report to the President of A Program For Postwar Scientific Research.

by National Science Foundation (U.S.)

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Published by s.n in S.l .
Written in English


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SeriesUS National Science Foundation Nsf -- 60-40
ContributionsBush, Vannevar.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21714479M

Science, the Endless Frontier: A Report to the President. United States. Office of Scientific Research and Development, This influential report described science as "a largely unexplored hinterland" that would provide the "essential key" to the economic prosperity of the post World War II years. Preview this book. Asked by President Roosevelt to prepare a plan for the postwar deployment of science for peace (some say he "engineered" that request from Roosevelt) he published (after Roosevelt's death) Science: The Endless Frontier. In this book he advocated for a National Science Foundation and a program for funding of basic research in leading U.S.

The seminal report, Science, the Endless Frontier, produced by a post-war study group chaired by Vannevar Bush, stressed the importance of this partnership by echoing the spirit of the Northwest Ordinance: “Since health, well-being, and security are proper concerns of government, scientific progress. The U.S. has been the most productive country for science and technology for decades. Many of the basic policy tenets that supported American prowess date back 75 years, to a document called “Science: The Endless Frontier.”Released by the first U.S. presidential science adviser, engineer Vannevar Bush, just two weeks before the Hiroshima bombing in , it would become the blueprint for.

Science the Endless Frontier! The importance of government support of research! The government-university-industry partnership! The practice of federal support of competitive, peer-reviewed grants, and a framework for contractual relationships between universities and government sponsors.!File Size: 7MB.   The influence of Science —The Endless Frontier stems largely from its timing, coming at the tail end of a war in which science-based technology .


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An influential policy document called Science, the Endless Frontier has provided the blueprint for public investment in scientific research in the United States for the past 75 years. Essays in the Winter Issues in Science and Technology—the first in a year-long series of articles on the anniversary of Science, the Endless Frontier—reassess the legacy of this policy document and argue.

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Released by the first US presidential science adviser, engineer Vannevar Bush, just two weeks before the Hiroshima bombing init would become the blueprint for postwar science.

The Endless Frontier led scientists to successfully advocate for federal scientific funding and a separation between science policy and argued that if science could win wars, it could also help. German Research Foundation president Peter Strohschneider reexamines Vannevar Bush's report, 'Science, The Endless Frontier,' that called for more government support of science.

His remarks. If you are a scientist, teacher and student engaged in science history, or anyone interested in learning how science has been supported by federal leadership, you’ll appreciate The National Science Foundation’s Science: The Endless Frontier” as a useful historical resource for today’s scientific community.

Science — The Endless Frontier was published 65 years ago last month. Commissioned by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and prepared by electrical engineer Vannevar Bush, who directed US government research during the Second World War, the document distilled the lessons of wartime into proposals for subse-quent federal support of Size: KB.

His report "Science—The Endless Frontier" spurred the creation of a system of public support for university research that endures to this day. Although he helped to give rise to the military-industrial complex, Bush was a skeptical observer of the interplay between science and politics.

Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t03z3tp88 Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet .Although he wrote several significant books and articles, Bush today is remembered mainly by scientists for four words, the title of his July report, "Science: The Endless Frontier." That report laid out Bush's plans for disbanding his wartime Office of Scientific Research and Development and replacing it with a national commitment to.VANNEVAR BUSH MaJ BY JEROME B.

WIESNER No AMERICAN has had greater influence in the growth of science and technology than Vannevar Bush, and the twentieth century may yet not produce his equal. He was an ingenious engineer and an imaginative educator, but above all he was a statesman of integrity and creative ability.

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