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Science in the Gilded Age and the Birth of NAS

Winter 2013


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From the Hill



Editor’s Journal: History Lesson


Kevin Finneran


Perspective: The 21st-Century Land Rush


Michael Kugelman


RIP: The Basic/Applied Research Dichotomy


Lee Vinsel, Tolu Odumosu, Venkatesh Narayanamurti


Not a Hundred Millionaires: The National Academy and the Expansion of Federal Science in the Gilded Age


Daniel J. Kevles


Pathways to the Middle Class: Balancing Personal and Public Responsibilities


Isabel V. Sawhill, Kerry Searle Grannis, Scott Winship


Staying in School: A Proposal for Raising High-School Graduation Rates


Derek Messacar, Philip Oreopoulos


Changing the Way We Account for College Credit


Amy Laitinen


The Hidden Risks of Energy Innovation


Michael Levi


Four Technologies and a Conundrum: The Glacial Pace of Energy Innovation


Marianne Shivers Gonzalez, Michael E. Webber, Roger D. Duncan

A first-of-its-kind analysis provides a sweeping picture of how the United States uses energy and suggests steps for technological improvement.


Real Numbers: A Perpetual Imbalance?


Stephen A. Merrill


Book Review: Moneyball: How Economics Shapes Science


Kevin Finneran

How Economics Shapes Science
, by
Paula Stephan.


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