OpenStax CNX

Sections
You are here: Home » Content » Government-Funded Science: Vannevar Bush and the National Science Foundation

About: Government-Funded Science: Vannevar Bush and the National Science Foundation

Module by: Sean McCudden, McKenzie Smith, Melissa Dominguez, Christopher Kelty. E-mail the authors

View the content: Government-Funded Science: Vannevar Bush and the National Science Foundation

Metadata

Name: Government-Funded Science: Vannevar Bush and the National Science Foundation
ID: m14356
Language: English (en)
Summary: A brief history of the National Science Foundation and Vannevar Bush's vision of "Science, The Endless Frontier."
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: Basic Science, cold war science, history of science, National Science Foundation, National Science Policy, Vannevar Bush
Document Type: -//CNX//DTD CNXML 0.5//EN
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 2.0

Authors: Sean McCudden (seanm2100@comcast.net), McKenzie Smith (mlsmith@rice.edu), Melissa Dominguez (melidmgz@rice.edu), Christopher Kelty (ckelty@rice.edu)
Copyright Holders: Sean McCudden (seanm2100@comcast.net), McKenzie Smith (mlsmith@rice.edu), Melissa Dominguez (melidmgz@rice.edu), Christopher Kelty (ckelty@rice.edu)
Maintainers: Sean McCudden (seanm2100@comcast.net), McKenzie Smith (mlsmith@rice.edu), Melissa Dominguez (melidmgz@rice.edu), Christopher Kelty (ckelty@rice.edu), Tish Stringer (tish@rice.edu)

Latest version: 1.1 (history)
First publication date: Jan 31, 2006 4:38 pm +0000
Last revision to module: Feb 20, 2007 10:27 am +0000

Downloads

PDF: m14356_1.1.pdf PDF file, for viewing content offline and printing. Learn more.
XML: m14356_1.1.cnxml XML that defines the structure and contents of the module, minus any included media files. Can be reimported in the editing interface. Learn more.

Version History

Version: 1.1 Feb 20, 2007 10:27 am +0000 by Tish Stringer
Changes:
First published version of the module. 

How to Reuse and Attribute This Content

If you derive a copy of this content using a OpenStax-CNX account and publish your version, proper attribution of the original work will be automatically done for you.

If you reuse this work elsewhere, in order to comply with the attribution requirements of the license (CC-BY 2.0), you must include

  • the authors' names: Sean McCudden, McKenzie Smith, Melissa Dominguez, Christopher Kelty
  • the title of the work: Government-Funded Science: Vannevar Bush and the National Science Foundation
  • the OpenStax-CNX URL where the work can be found: http://cnx.org/content/m14356/1.1/

See the citation section below for examples you can copy.

How to Cite and Attribute This Content

The following citation styles comply with the attribution requirements for the license (CC-BY 2.0) of this work:

American Chemical Society (ACS) Style Guide:

McCudden, S.; Smith, M.; Dominguez, M.; Kelty, C. Government-Funded Science: Vannevar Bush and the National Science Foundation, OpenStax-CNX Web site. http://cnx.org/content/m14356/1.1/, Feb 20, 2007.

American Medical Assocation (AMA) Manual of Style:

McCudden S, Smith M, Dominguez M, Kelty C. Government-Funded Science: Vannevar Bush and the National Science Foundation [OpenStax-CNX Web site]. February 20, 2007. Available at: http://cnx.org/content/m14356/1.1/.

American Psychological Assocation (APA) Publication Manual:

McCudden, S., Smith, M., Dominguez, M., & Kelty, C. (2007, February 20). Government-Funded Science: Vannevar Bush and the National Science Foundation. Retrieved from the OpenStax-CNX Web site: http://cnx.org/content/m14356/1.1/

Chicago Manual of Style (Bibliography):

McCudden, Sean, McKenzie Smith, Melissa Dominguez, and Christopher Kelty. "Government-Funded Science: Vannevar Bush and the National Science Foundation." OpenStax-CNX. February 20, 2007. http://cnx.org/content/m14356/1.1/.

Chicago Manual of Style (Note):

Sean McCudden and others, "Government-Funded Science: Vannevar Bush and the National Science Foundation," OpenStax-CNX, February 20, 2007, http://cnx.org/content/m14356/1.1/.

Chicago Manual of Style (Reference, in Author-Date style):

McCudden, S., Smith, M., Dominguez, M., & Kelty, C. 2007. Government-Funded Science: Vannevar Bush and the National Science Foundation. OpenStax-CNX, February 20, 2007. http://cnx.org/content/m14356/1.1/.

Modern Languages Association (MLA) Style Manual:

McCudden, Sean, McKenzie Smith, Melissa Dominguez, and Christopher Kelty. Government-Funded Science: Vannevar Bush and the National Science Foundation. OpenStax-CNX. 20 Feb. 2007 <http://cnx.org/content/m14356/1.1/>.