the Artful Origins of Knowledge
rtful Origins Eklund, in Chemical and Eneineerine
News (June 5, 1978), American Chemical
of Knowledge Society, 1155 16th St. N.W., Washington,
As a general rule, "pure" science discoveries are later elaborated engineers and other technicians as "applied" science. However, says Eklund, curator of chemistry at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of History and Technology, the reverse is often the case; a broad body of empirical knowledge is developed...