articles tagged: public funding
can you calculate the worth of curiosity?
# science

can you calculate the worth of curiosity?

How much are we actually willing to pay for future innovations in science and technology? And not in a figurative way...

why so many said that apollo wasn’t worth it
# space

why so many said that apollo wasn’t worth it

Contrary to popular belief, the Apollo program wasn't all that popular when it was underway.

the onion explains how science is funded
# science

the onion explains how science is funded

Nothing is more important to a modern nation's prosperity than science and engineering, and nothing is more neglected by today's politicians.

science and technology? who needs that junk?!
# politics

science and technology? who needs that junk?!

Science is the first thing politicians cut and the last thing they fund. They're trading short term cash for long term growth.