Sunday, December 30, 2007

"Is America Falling Off the Flat Earth?"

Norman R. Augustine, Chair of the Rising Above the Gathering Storm Committee of the National Academies, has produced this short book, arguing that the United States should improve STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) instruction and that the government should strongly support fundamental research, if the United States is to continue to innovate strongly to maintain its competitiveness in an increasingly globalized economy.

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