The dividends of investing in science – The Boston Globe

Their discovery embodies the paradox of fundamental science: that it is painstaking, rigorous and slow — and electrifying, revolutionary, and catalytic. Without basic science, our best guess never gets any better, and “innovation” is tinkering around the edges. With the advance of basic science, society advances too.

Source: The dividends of investing in science – The Boston Globe

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