It has become common in recent years for non-scientists to react rather disdainfully toward research projects that ad dress what appear to them to be highly specialized areas of interest and which, from their titles, offer little good for mankind. Those of us who spend great portions of our waking hours engrossed in these studies tend to over-react in the other direction by holding our endeavors in an exaggerated esteem that tends to preclude an appropriate assessment of their essential merit. As is usually the case, the proper perspective lies somewhere in between.
Iowa Science Teachers Journal
© Copyright 1977 by the Iowa Academy of Science
Rider, Paul E.
"Practical Application of Basic Research in Hydrogen Bonding,"
Iowa Science Teachers Journal: Vol. 14
, Article 3.
Available at: https://scholarworks.uni.edu/istj/vol14/iss3/3