An Overview: Physics Through the 1990's is part of an eight-volume research assessment of the major fields of physics that reviews the developments that have taken place and highlights research opportunities. An Overview summarizes the findings of the panels discussed in the other seven volumes and addresses issues that broadly concern physics.As discussed earlier, research is also performed in industrial laboratories and supported by private industry, particularly in the areas of ... The expenditures plotted in Figure S3.4 and listed in Table S3.3 were compiled by the NSF Division of Resource Studies. ... because industry may in fact represent as much as one third of the total basic research. http://www.nap.edu/catalog/626.html About this PDF file.
|Author||:||Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications, Board on Physics and Astronomy, Physics Survey Committee, National Research Council, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences|
|Publisher||:||National Academies Press - 1986-01-01|