Sunday, July 20, 2008

"It will have been more than worth it"

A nice article in the National Post about the fallout from the rumours that Stephen Hawking might move to the Perimiter Institute in Canada. It winds its way to a nice conclusion about the value of supporting basic research and the careers of promising youn scientists. Although it's clearly written by somebody with some first-hand (or otherwise close) experience with science and academia, I can't find the name of the author on the piece.
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