Optical Science Central to Homeland Defense

Tom Price

The containment of terrorism demands the same intensive, long-term, government-supported scientific effort that produced the atomic bomb, landed men on the moon, and helped win the Cold War. The fact that optical science will be an essential contributor to the endeavor is the explicit message of a National Research Council (NRC) report issued over the course of the summer.

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Publish Date: 01 October 2002

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