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Science Funding: Big Science Is Booming in Japan

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Science  23 Feb 1996:
Vol. 271, Issue 5252, pp. 1046-1048
DOI: 10.1126/science.271.5252.1046


Tokyo—While many countries are struggling to make room for big science projects in constrained budgets, steady funding and scientific consensus have allowed Japan to build up an impressive array of large, cutting-edge research facilities. And that commitment is increasingly vital to the health of big science around the world.