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The Science Before the War

Winter 2020M. Anthony Mills and Mark P. Mills on how the technological feats of World War II grew out of curiosity-driven research

The Return of the Space Visionaries

Summer/Fall 2018Rand Simberg on how space tycoons are bringing back the dream of truly settling the “high frontier” — and how policy can catch up

Must Science Be Useful?

Summer/Fall 2017Scientists and policy experts respond to Daniel Sarewitz’s “Saving Science”

Making Technological Miracles

Spring 2017Mark P. Mills defends the value of curiosity-driven science and proposes a new way to think about R&D

Saving Science

Science isnít self-correcting, itís self-destructing. To save the enterprise, scientists must come out of the lab and into the real world.

August 15, 2016Daniel Sarewitz

Two Approaches to Climate Action

Fall 2015Brendan P. Foht contrasts the encyclical with the recent Ecomodernist Manifesto

Experiments in Democracy

Winter/Spring 2013Jeremy Rozansky reviews Jim Manzi’s new book on data-driven public policy

Yucca Mountain: A Post-Mortem

Fall 2012Adam J. White on how President Obama killed the planned nuclear-waste repository

How Not to Label Biotech Foods

Summer 2012Jonathan H. Adler on mandates, markets, and the “right to know”

The Sources and Uses of U.S. Science Funding

Summer 2012Joseph V. Kennedy on how the public and private sectors pay for R&D

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