Megascience Forum: Valuable from IUPAP's Perspective

  title={Megascience Forum: Valuable from IUPAP's Perspective},
  author={Burton Richter},
  pages={1089 - 1089}
In his Policy Forum “International scientific cooperation” ( Science 's Compass, 8 Oct., p. [245][1]), Pierre Baruch asks the question, “Has the [Megascience] Forum been worthwhile, and did it justify the resources that were invested in it by the participating countries?” From the perspective of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP), the answer is yes. When the Megascience Forum (MSF) was first set up, it was greeted with some suspicion by many in the science community as… Expand