A Space Physics Paradox:: Why Has Increased Funding Been Accompanied by Decreased Effectiveness in the Conduct of Space Physics Research?
Committee on Solar-Terrestrial Research, Space Studies Board, Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, National Research Council, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies
National Academies Press, Jan 1, 1994 - Science - 112 pages
This book investigates and analyzes several disturbing trends in government support for space physics research over the past decade. The authors identify funding and management problems that thwart cost efficiency within this discipline, and suggest possible solutions. The volume also has broader implications for anyone engaged in research or in the funding and organizing of space physics research.
What people are saying - Write a review
BIG SCIENCE LITTLE SCIENCE AND THEIR RELATION TO SPACE PHYSICS
RESEARCH FUNDING TRENDS
BASE PROGRAM FUNDING TRENDS IN SPACE PHYSICS
TRENDS IN THE CONDUCT OF SPACE PHYSICS
Conclusions and Recommendations
Revisiting the Big ScienceLittle Science Issue
Space Physics Missions 19582000
The Solar Telescope That Saw No Light