big science

big science2016-12-12T07:45:40+00:00

big science 

supercollider image from New Medical Terms

big science project: supercollider

RESEARCH

A popular term for large, long-term, multi-centre, and often multinational research efforts that are goal-oriented, initiated by consensus committees, rather than an individual investigator, and costly, i.e., multiples of millions–$, US–e.g., Human Genome Project, and War on Cancer, the space station, and Superconducting super collider

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