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Societal advances depend on basic science and new technologies

Robert Birgeneau, professor of physics, former chancellor | July 9, 2013

Near the end of World War II, in a study entitled “The Endless Frontier,” Vannevar Bush, the true progenitor of the modern research and teaching university, stated that “new products and new processes do not appear full-grown. They are founded on new principles and new conceptions which in turn are painstakingly developed by research in … Continue reading »