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Big science is a term used by scientists and historians of science to describe a series of changes in science which occurred in industrial nations during and after World War II, as scientific progress increasingly came to rely on large-scale projects usually funded by national governments or groups of governments. [1]

46 relations: Academic authorship, Allen Institute, Big business, Big Science (disambiguation), Deane Waldo Malott, DNA barcoding, Dresden, Energy subsidies, Ernest Lawrence, Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award, Fermilab, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Hans Freeman, Historiography of science, History of biology, History of military technology, History of science, History of science policy, Independent scientist, International Biological Program, J. Robert Oppenheimer, James Chadwick, Laboratory, Laboratory for Laser Energetics, Larry Niven, Little Science, Big Science, Logology (science of science), M. Stanley Livingston, Manhattan Project, Matthew Sands, Michael Sterling, Natural scientific research in Canada, Niels Bohr, Observation, Outline of Big Science, Outline of space exploration, Paul Ehrlich, Raymond Thayer Birge, Robert W. Smith (historian), Scholarly peer review, Science and technology in the United States, Science policy, Small Science, Timeline of nuclear fusion, United States Department of Energy national laboratories, 1981 in music.

Academic authorship

Academic authorship of journal articles, books, and other original works is a means by which academics communicate the results of their scholarly work, establish priority for their discoveries, and build their reputation among their peers.

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Allen Institute

The Allen Institute is dedicated to international research answering questions in bioscience.

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Big business

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Big Science (disambiguation)

Big Science may refer to.

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Deane Waldo Malott

Deane Waldo Malott (July 10, 1898 – September 11, 1996) was an American academic and administrator.

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DNA barcoding

DNA barcoding is a taxonomic method that uses a short genetic marker in an organism's DNA to identify it as belonging to a particular species.

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Dresden

Dresden (Upper and Lower Sorbian: Drježdźany, Drážďany, Drezno) is the capital city and, after Leipzig, the second-largest city of the Free State of Saxony in Germany.

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Energy subsidies

Energy subsidies are measures that keep prices for consumers below market levels or for producers above market levels, or reduce costs for consumers and producers.

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Ernest Lawrence

Ernest Orlando Lawrence (August 8, 1901 – August 27, 1958) was a pioneering American nuclear scientist and winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1939 for his invention of the cyclotron.

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Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award

The Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award was established in 1959 in honor of a scientist who helped elevate American physics to the status of world leader in the field.

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Fermilab

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab), located just outside Batavia, Illinois, near Chicago, is a United States Department of Energy national laboratory specializing in high-energy particle physics.

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Garvan Institute of Medical Research

The Garvan Institute of Medical Research is an Australian biomedical research institute located in, Sydney, New South Wales.

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Hans Freeman

Hans Charles Freeman AM, FAA (26 May 1929 – 9 November 2008) was a German-born Australian bioinorganic chemist, protein crystallographer, and Professor of Inorganic Chemistry who spent most of his academic career at the University of Sydney.

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Historiography of science

The historiography of science is the study of the history and methodology of the sub-discipline of history, known as the history of science, including its disciplinary aspects and practices (methods, theories, schools) and to the study of its own historical development ("History of History of Science", i.e., the history of the discipline called History of Science).

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History of biology

The history of biology traces the study of the living world from ancient to modern times.

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History of military technology

The military funding of science has had a powerful transformative effect on the practice and products of scientific research since the early 20th century.

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History of science

The history of science is the study of the development of science and scientific knowledge, including both the natural and social sciences.

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History of science policy

Through history, the systems of economic support for scientists and their work have been important determinants of the character and pace of scientific research.

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Independent scientist

An independent scientist (historically also known as gentleman scientist) is a financially independent scientist who pursues scientific study without direct affiliation to a public institution such as a university or government-run research and development body.

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International Biological Program

The International Biological Program (IBP) was an effort between 1964 and 1974 to coordinate large-scale ecological and environmental studies.

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J. Robert Oppenheimer

Julius Robert Oppenheimer (April 22, 1904 – February 18, 1967) was an American theoretical physicist and professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley.

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James Chadwick

Sir James Chadwick, (20 October 1891 – 24 July 1974) was an English physicist who was awarded the 1935 Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery of the neutron in 1932.

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Laboratory

A laboratory (informally, lab) is a facility that provides controlled conditions in which scientific or technological research, experiments, and measurement may be performed.

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Laboratory for Laser Energetics

The Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE) is a scientific research facility which is part of the University of Rochester's south campus, located in Brighton, New York.

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Larry Niven

Laurence van Cott Niven (born April 30, 1938) is an American science fiction writer.

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Little Science, Big Science

Little Science, Big Science is a book of collected lectures given by Derek J. De Solla Price, first published in 1963.

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Logology (science of science)

Logology ("the science of science") is the study of all aspects of science and of its practitioners—aspects philosophical, biological, psychological, societal, historical, political, institutional, financial.

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M. Stanley Livingston

Milton Stanley Livingston (May 25, 1905 – August 25, 1986) was an American accelerator physicist, co-inventor of the cyclotron with Ernest Lawrence, and co-discoverer with Ernest Courant and Hartland Snyder of the strong focusing principle, which allowed development of modern large-scale particle accelerators.

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Manhattan Project

The Manhattan Project was a research and development undertaking during World War II that produced the first nuclear weapons.

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Matthew Sands

Matthew Linzee Sands (October 20, 1919 – September 13, 2014) was an American physicist and educator best known as a co-author of the Feynman Lectures on Physics.

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Michael Sterling

Sir Michael John Howard Sterling FREng (born 9 February 1946) is a British professor, and a former Vice-Chancellor of the Brunel University (1990 to 2001) and the University of Birmingham (2001 to 2009).

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Natural scientific research in Canada

This article outlines the history of natural scientific research in Canada, including physics, astronomy, space science, geology, oceanography, chemistry, biology, and medical research.

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Niels Bohr

Niels Henrik David Bohr (7 October 1885 – 18 November 1962) was a Danish physicist who made foundational contributions to understanding atomic structure and quantum theory, for which he received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1922.

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Observation

Observation is the active acquisition of information from a primary source.

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Outline of Big Science

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Big Science.

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Outline of space exploration

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to space exploration: Space exploration – use of astronomy and space technology to explore outer space.

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Paul Ehrlich

Paul Ehrlich (14 March 1854 – 20 August 1915) was a German Jewish physician and scientist who worked in the fields of hematology, immunology, and antimicrobial chemotherapy.

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Raymond Thayer Birge

Raymond Thayer Birge (March 13, 1887 – March 22, 1980) was a physicist.

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Robert W. Smith (historian)

Robert W. Smith is a scholar of history and the classics at the University of Alberta, and he directed the Science, Technology and Society Program in the Faculty of Arts.

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Scholarly peer review

Scholarly peer review (also known as refereeing) is the process of subjecting an author's scholarly work, research, or ideas to the scrutiny of others who are experts in the same field, before a paper describing this work is published in a journal, conference proceedings or as a book.

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Science and technology in the United States

The United States of America came into being around the Age of Enlightenment (1685 to 1815), an era in Western philosophy in which writers and thinkers, rejecting the perceived superstitions of the past, instead chose to emphasize the intellectual, scientific and cultural life, centered upon the 18th century, in which reason was advocated as the primary source for legitimacy and authority.

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Science policy

Science policy is concerned with the allocation of resources for the conduct of science towards the goal of best serving the public interest.

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Small Science

Small Science refers (in contrast to Big Science) to science performed in a smaller scale, such as by individuals, small teams or within community projects.

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Timeline of nuclear fusion

This timeline of nuclear fusion is an incomplete chronological summary of significant events in the study and use of nuclear fusion.

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United States Department of Energy national laboratories

The United States Department of Energy National Laboratories and Technology Centers are a system of facilities and laboratories overseen by the United States Department of Energy (DOE) for the purpose of advancing science and technology to fulfill the DOE mission.

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1981 in music

This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1981.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_Science

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