Big Science


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A popular term for large, long-term, multi-center, and often multinational research efforts that are goal-oriented, initiated by consensus committees, rather than an individual investigator, and costly—e.g., Human Genome Project, War on Cancer, the International Space Station, Large Hadron Collider
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He noted that 'The Big science Challenge' would provide an opportunity to the students to know how to tackle the problem of water shortage in the world.
THE 20TH CENTURY SAW THE rise of the "bigs": big business, big government, and big science.
Big science possesses several defining characteristics and qualities, namely heightened institutionalization, heightened professionalization, centralized knowledge production, increased government entanglements, and growing public support, particularly within the context of science's progressive possibilities and its value during the Cold War.
Global warming has been the center of a big science debate, and politics are commonly brought into the equation.
I have long been fascinated by the big science controversies of history, especially when they have been entangled with religion.
Famously private actor Keanu Reeves opens up on why he's excited about his new science fiction movie Keanu Reeves admits to being a big science fiction fan, so when offered the chance to play an alien for new movie 'The Day the Earth Stood Still', Reeves said he jumped at it.
A spokesman for the funding body said: "It is good to have a big science strategy outside London.
The close of World War II brought a newfound political importance to scientific questions, which resulted in the creation of Big Science under the aegis of Vannevar Bush.
In the aftermath of World War II, Americans credited big science, pure science, with having done much to win the war.
His legacy is big science and understanding what can be done at a national lab that cannot be done in a university.
Big business, big government and big science are coming together and we know there are some disturbing things going on, but we feel powerless to stop them,'' says director Jonathan Demme, director of the new ``Candidate.