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Description - Pioneering Research by Donald W. Braben

The book links scientific accomplishments, science policies, and economic growth; and does so in ways intended to interest scientists, policy makers as well as the intelligent layperson. The book offers brief commentary on humanity's intellectual development over the past few million years from a novel perspective. It explains the urgent need to ensure that originality and dissent should be no less today than they have always been throughout our extended history. Unfortunately, global trends and policies threaten these conditions. The book, and the initiatives in which the author is currently involved, offer a possible solution.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780471488521
ISBN-10: 0471488526
Format: Paperback
(227mm x 155mm x 15mm)
Pages: 198
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 31-May-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Donald W. Braben

DONALD W. BRABEN, PhD, is Chairman and Chief Executive of Venture Research International Ltd., and visiting professor at University College, London. With more than forty years of experience in the field of nuclear structure and high-energy physics research, Dr. Braben headed up the Venture Research Unit, a distinguished research initiative that concentrated on radical, exploratory, basic research and led to several profitable industrial opportunities. He is also the author of To Be a Scientist.