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Why Mars: NASA and the Politics of Space Exploration

Why Mars: NASA and the Politics of Space Exploration (Hardback)

By Lambright, W. Henry

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Mars has captured the human imagination for decades. Since NASA's establishment in 1958, the space agency has looked to Mars as a compelling prize, the one place, beyond the Moon, where robotic and human exploration could converge. This book analyzes the history of the robotic Ma ...

ISBN 9781421412795
Published 15 May 2014 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
Interest Age Young Adults
Series New Series in NASA History
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The Price of Truth: How Money Affects the Norms of Science
 

The Price of Truth: How Money Affects the Norms of Science (Hardback)

By Resnik, David B.

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Modern science is big business. This book examines some of the important and difficult questions resulting from the financial and economic aspects of modern science such as: How does money affect scientific research? Have scientists become entrepreneurs bent on making money inste ...

ISBN 9780195309782
Published 1 December 2006 by Oxford University Press
Interest Age Young Adults
Series Practical & Professional Ethics
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Playing Politics with Science: Balancing Scientific Independence and Government Oversight

Playing Politics with Science: Balancing Scientific Independence and Government Oversight (Hardback)

By Resnik, David B.

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In the last decade, science in the United States has become increasingly politicized, as government officials have been accused of manipulating, distorting, subverting, and censoring science for ideological purposes. Political gamesmanship has played a major role in many differen ...

ISBN 9780195375893
Published 28 May 2009 by Oxford University Press
Interest Age Young Adults
Series Practical & Professional Ethics
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Ethics, Prevention, and Public Health

Ethics, Prevention, and Public Health (Hardback)

Edited by Dawson, Angus; Verweij, Marcel

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What role should the law play in regulating risks? What limits do we wish to place upon public health activities? Addressing such questions, this book explores various issues in public health ethics using the resources of moral theory, political philosophy, philosophy of science, ...

ISBN 9780199290697
Published 18 January 2007 by Oxford University Press
Interest Age All ages
Series Issues in Biomedical Ethics
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Collisions and Collaboration: The Organization of Learning in the Atlas Experiment at the LHC

Collisions and Collaboration: The Organization of Learning in the Atlas Experiment at the LHC (Hardback)

By Boisot, Max; Nordberg, Markus; Yami, Said; Nicquevert, Bertrand

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The Large Hadron Collider at CERN is the world's largest scientific experiment involving 3,000 scientists from 38 countries. Here a team of organization theorists collaborate with leading figures at CERN to understand how this project has been organized and what lessons can be le ...

ISBN 9780199567928
Published 28 July 2011 by Oxford University Press
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Writing Science: How to Write Papers That Get Cited and Proposals That Get Funded
 

Writing Science: How to Write Papers That Get Cited and Proposals That Get Funded (Hardback)

By Schimel, Joshua

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Writing Science is a much-needed guide to succeeding in modern science. It equips science students, scientists, and professionals across a wide range of scientific and technical fields with the tools needed to communicate effectively.

ISBN 9780199760237
Published 14 December 2011 by Oxford University Press
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Writing Science: How to Write Papers That Get Cited and Proposals That Get Funded
 

Writing Science: How to Write Papers That Get Cited and Proposals That Get Funded (Paperback)

By Schimel, Joshua

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Writing Science is a much-needed guide to succeeding in modern science. It equips science students, scientists, and professionals across a wide range of scientific and technical fields with the tools needed to communicate effectively.

ISBN 9780199760244
Published 14 November 2011 by Oxford University Press
Interest Age Young Adults
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Innovation Policy and the Economy: 2012: v.13
 

Innovation Policy and the Economy: 2012: v.13 (Hardback)

Edited by Lerner, Josh; Stern, Scott

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Provides an ongoing forum for the presentation of research on the interactions among public policy, the innovation process, and the economy. In this title, papers include a consideration of the complex set of innovation policy challenges that arise in managing publicly funded res ...

ISBN 9780226053448
Published 1 February 2013 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
Interest Age Young Adults
Series National Bureau of Economic Research Innovation Policy and the Economy
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Innovation Policy and the Economy: 2012: v.13
 

Innovation Policy and the Economy: 2012: v.13 (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

Edited by Lerner, Josh; Stern, Scott

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Provides an ongoing forum for the presentation of research on the interactions among public policy, the innovation process, and the economy. In this title, papers include a consideration of the complex set of innovation policy challenges that arise in managing publicly funded res ...

ISBN 9780226053585
Published 15 February 2013 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
Interest Age Young Adults
Series National Bureau of Economic Research Innovation Policy and the Economy
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Law in the Laboratory: A Guide to the Ethics of Federally Funded Science Research
 

Law in the Laboratory: A Guide to the Ethics of Federally Funded Science Research (Hardback)

By Charrow, Robert P.

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The National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation together fund more than $40 billion of research annually in the US and around the globe. Suitable for those who want to learn how federal legislation and regulations affect laboratory research, this primer reve ...

ISBN 9780226101644
Published 9 July 2010 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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