Hands off our telescopes

 作者:于挹锴     |      日期:2019-03-06 04:18:04
NASA shouldn’t monopolise US astronomy, a panel of top scientists has unanimously recommended. To save money, President Bush proposed transferring ground-based astronomy from the National Science Foundation to NASA (New Scientist, 25 August, p 16). After several months studying the idea, the panel concluded that the move would be counterproductive, says panel member Bob Gehrz of University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. “We concluded on all counts that it just wouldn’t be a good idea,