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The Successes of Government Science and Technology

by Sam Rosenbloom 30 Oct, 2013 in Science Communications

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Theodore Roosevelt, in his famous speech “Citizenship In A Republic” starts by saying “it is not the critic who counts;” What makes the speech poignant is that all too often it is the critic who counts because we see time and time again the media pointing out “how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better.”

Too often we only hear about failures and waste in government, yet the contributions and success of government-funded science and technology are ubiquitous and often under-reported.

Related Topics: Bureau of Mines, communications, hydraulic fracturing, nasa, nuclear weapons technology, Oil Shale

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OSTI CELEBRATES SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING – COME JOIN US AT THE USA SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FESTIVAL MALL EXPO

by Kate Bannan 19 Oct, 2010 in Science Communications

You need information about the environment, or physics, or chemistry, or the earth and don't know where to go. You want the information quickly, and from an authoritative source.  No problem.


 

Related Topics: ERIC, nasa, NOAA, NSDL, osti, USGS

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WorldWideScience.org: The Importance of Being Unique

by Lorrie Johnson 13 Oct, 2009 in Products and Content

In a world replete with information sources and options, it is imperative to offer users something unique.  WorldWideScience.org (WWS.org), a federated search product that currently provides a single point of access to 61 scientific databases and portals from more than 60 countries, is a remarkably unique scientific discovery tool.  Representing more than thr

Related Topics: cern, erff, google, nasa, WorldWideScience.org (WWS)

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Research Added to Federal R&D Project Summaries

by Valerie Allen 12 Feb, 2009 in Products and Content

Another opportunity for researchers and the public to be better informed about government research is afforded by OSTI's recent and major update to Federal R&D Project Summaries (www.osti.gov/fedrnd<

Related Topics: dod, Federal R&D Project Summaries, nasa

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