U.S. Science and Technology Under Budget Stress: Hearings Before the Committee on Science and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, Ninety-seventh Congress, First and Second Sessions, December 10, 1981; February 2,3,4, 1982

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الصفحة 297 - ... to develop and encourage the pursuit of a national policy for the promotion of basic research and education in the sciences ; (2) to initiate and support basic scientific research in the mathematical, physical, medical, biological, engineering, and other sciences, by making contracts or other arrangements (including grants, loans, and other forms of assistance) for the conduct of such basic scientific research and to appraise the impact of research upon industrial development and upon the general...
الصفحة 297 - None of the funds authorized to be appropriated by this Act may be used to carry out any research project or study unless such project or study has a direct and apparent relationship to a specific military function or operation.
الصفحة 296 - To promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense; and for other purposes.
الصفحة 43 - He was named in 1965 as the head of the then Department of Geology and Geophysics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), which, under his leadership, expanded into planetary sciences, oceanography, interdisciplinary studies, and the joint program with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, and was renamed the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences. In 1977 he was appointed by President Carter as the President's Science Advisor and Director of the Office of Science and Technology...
الصفحة 294 - No nation can maintain a position of leadership in the world of today unless it develops to the full its scientific and technological resources. No government adequately meets its responsibilities unless it generously and intelligently supports and encourages the work of science in university, industry, and in its own laboratories.
الصفحة 211 - Committee very much for the opportunity to testify. I will be glad to answer any questions you may have.
الصفحة 43 - January 1981, he returned to MIT, where he was appointed Institute Professor, a title MIT reserves for scholars of special distinction. Dr. Press returned to Washington in July 1981 as the 19th President of the National Academy of Sciences, elected by its members to a six-year term. Dr. Press is recognized internationally for his pioneering contributions in geophysics, oceanography, lunar and planetary sciences, and natural resource exploration, but his primary scientific activities have been in...
الصفحة 327 - They are inclined to be impatient to see if something can be done: and inclined to think that it can be done, until it's proved otherwise. That is their real optimism, and it's an optimism that the rest of us badly need.
الصفحة 99 - ... chemicals? The results of this research are important to man's survival and to the future of major industries. What is the petroleum potential of the continental slopes and the adjacent ocean floor beneath deeper waters? This work is helping to identify the resource potential of the ocean's floor. How do organisms in the deep sea influence the productivity of the ocean? How will they react to sea floor dumping and mining activities? Answers to these questions will aid in assessing the future...
الصفحة 16 - There are a number of good reasons why we cannot expect to be preeminent in all scientific fields, nor is it necessarily desirable. The idea that we can't be first across the spectrum of science and technology is not simply a function of our current economic situation.

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