big science

big science

The Postwar Era saw an explosion in the realm of publically funded science projects across the globe, leading to the development of Big Science. Using the following examples explored by the required sources:

  • The Manhattan Project
  • NASA/Space Science
  • The Human Genome Project
  • CERN Large Hadron Collider

Do one of the following:

  • Evaluate the role of Big Science with regard to the larger scientific endeavor and its importance to the popularization of science.
  • Compare and contrast the cultural impact of two of the aforementioned Big Science projects.

Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examples from this week’s required material(s) and/or other scholarly sources, and properly cite any references.