George Porter Quote

To feed applied science by starving basic science is like economising on the foundations of a building so that it may be built higher. It is only a matter of time before the whole edifice crumbles.


'Lest the Edifice of Science Crumble', New Scientist, 1986

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To feed applied science by starving basic science is like economising on the foundations of a building so that it may be built higher. It is only a...

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To feed applied science by starving basic science is like economising on the foundations of a building so that it may be built higher. It is only a...

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To feed applied science by starving basic science is like economising on the foundations of a building so that it may be built higher. It is only a...

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To feed applied science by starving basic science is like economising on the foundations of a building so that it may be built higher. It is only a...