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European Big Science

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Science  19 Dec 2008:
Vol. 322, Issue 5909, pp. 1769
DOI: 10.1126/science.322.5909.1769

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By most objective measures, U.S. research still leads the world, but in their ability to pool resources in the pursuit of "big science," European nations are showing increasing ambition and success.