Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community
Not that anyone would be surprised to see me link to this: "Basic scientific research often challenges accepted thinking, leading to fundamental paradigm shifts and unexpected innovations of great importance. From the discovery of X-rays and nylon to superconductivity, medical imaging, computers and GPSs, it is clear that true scientific progress is driven by basic research without specific outcomes or applications in mind."

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Stephen Downes Stephen Downes, Casselman, Canada
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