[Reblog]: Move to Merge Russian Physics Institutes Draws Fire

Fonte: Science Insider 2013-08-05 15:00 V. Sakk/В. Сакк/Wikimedia Commons One ring to rule them all? Inside the Kurchatov Institute. MOSCOW—Physics research in Russia is on the cusp of a major transition. The government plans to consolidate several large scientific institutes into a single entity that proponents say will make it easier to fund major new facilities.…