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Outline of Big Science
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Big Science.
Big Science – term used by scientists and historians of science to describe a series of changes in science which occurred in industrial nations during and after World War II.
Essence of Big Science
- Basic research
- Big budgets - Research funding by governments. For example, see Federal grant.
- Big projects (with big staffs) - Genome Project, NASA, CERN etc.
- Big machines - Cyclotron, Space shuttle, ISS, Very Large Array, etc.
- Big laboratories - Bell Labs, Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, PARC, SAP Labs, etc.
Areas of Big Science
History of Big Science