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Nature volume 145, page 80 (13 January 1940) | Download Citation



NATURE, vol. I, January 13, 1870 Government Aid to Science ALFRED RUSSEL WALLACE, in a letter to the Editor, writes: "The public mind seems now to be going mad on the subject of education; the Government is obliged to give way to the clamour, and men of science seem inclined to seize the opportunity to get, if possible, some share of the public money. . . .

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