No final frontier

read the entire article in Nature Reviews Physics …Lessons from the past teach us that despite difficulties, big science projects tend to work out and the outcomes, predicted or not, are well worth the investment. There is little evidence that other areas are deprived of funding, because the potential big budget is not automatically redistributed to…

In India sanno a cosa serve la Big Science

 Fonte: India Today Big bang moments for big science CERN’s Large Hadron Collider continues to take many by awe and surprise. For those of you who are awestruck by the size of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN, Geneva, and its astronomical budgets, here are some particles for thought. The scale and budget of some…