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Science, the endless frontier : a report to the President

Author: Vannevar Bush; United States. Office of Scientific Research and Development,
Publisher: Washington : United States Government Printing Office, 1945.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Government Publications, Federal
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
United States. Office of Scientific Research and Development.
Science, the endless frontier.
Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1945
(OCoLC)595202585
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vannevar Bush; United States. Office of Scientific Research and Development,
OCLC Number: 1594001
Notes: "July 1945."
Description: ix, 184 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. The War Against Disease --
3. Science and the Public Welfare --
4. Renewal of our Scientific Talent --
5. A Problem of Scientific Reconversion --
6. The Means to the End --
Appendices [Medical Advisory Committee, Dr. W.W. Palmer, chairman; Science and the Public Welfare, Dr. Isaiah Bowman, chairman; Discovery and Development of Scientific Talent, Mr. Henry Allen Moe, chairman; Public of Scientific Information, Dr. Irvin Stewart, chairman]
Other Titles: Report to the President on a program for postwar scientific research
Responsibility: by Vannevar Bush.

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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.

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