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How Military Funding Shapes What We Know About The Oceans

How Military Funding Shapes What We Know About The Oceans

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11.00 12 Dec 2021


How Military Funding Shapes What We Know About The Oceans



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11.00 12 Dec 2021


How much does funding affect the course of scientific discovery?

As much as we may not like to admit it, science does not happen in a vacuum.

And the source of the funding through which science takes place can have a massive impact on not just the course of that research, but the long-term outcomes for us all.

Naomi Oreskes is a Historian of Science and author of ‘Science on a Mission: How Military Funding Shaped What We Do and Don’t Know about the Ocean’ - she joined Jonathan to discuss.

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