Refractive Index – Lighting the way towards the future of science funding

Refractive Index – Lighting the way towards the future of science funding

Feature, June 7th 2013

The generally accepted scientific method goes something like this: a group of scientists get together and come up with a theory, they make predictions based on this theory, and then set up an experiment to test the theory. In order to get the experiment done, funding needs to be provided. Without having any money supporting it, it doesn’t happen. At least, that is how it’s been since the 1930′s, but this status quo may be changing.

 

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