Government Aid to Scientific Research

  title={Government Aid to Scientific Research},
  • Political Science
  • Nature
WE publish below a correspondence which we cannot but regard with the greatest satisfaction; Government has at last seen it to be its duty to act upon the recommendation of the Duke of Devonshire's Commission, and make a substantial contribution towards the endowment of pure scientific research. We need scarcely remind our readers that from the first we have maintained that such endowment is the duty and interest of civilised states. But indeed it is long since the British Government…