Friday, December 30, 2011

America's Science Decline - Neil deGrasse Tyson

An interesting little presentation:

I believe these statistics come from the report released this past March by The Royal Society (UK), especially page 43:

While this looks bad for the US, it's mostly a matter of other countries (especially China) catching up:

It's not a bad thing (for the US) just because China will soon publish the same number of papers as the US -- a rising tide lifts all boats -- or that other countries are 'catching up.'



Can you please mention the graph source ?

David Appell said...

It's in the link in my post, just above the first graph.