The Mobilisation of Science

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    IN a letter to the Times of June 11 Mr. H. G. Wells gives utterance to a plea which, unheeded in days of peace, may awaken a sympathetic response while the stress of war is upon the nation. In asking that faith in the man behind the gun shall not be made any longer an excuse for providing him with fewer or inferior weapons, he invites political leaders and the War Office to make the fullest use of scientific men and method in the conduct of the war. He asks for the appointment of an acting sub-Government of scientific and technically competent men which will organise our utmost resources of scientific knowledge and promote the employment of the most effective means of dealing with the enemy.

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    The Mobilisation of Science . Nature 95, 419–420 (1915) doi:10.1038/095419a0

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