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In the US all military funded research has to, by law, have a military application.  It's directed research, IOW.

The only people doing basic research are at or associated with Universities.  Corporate funding is negligible compared to Federal funding.  

Apologies for the "telegraphese."  I'm too tired for more.

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre

by ATinNM on Thu Sep 24th, 2015 at 06:01:35 PM EST
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