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Harvard University basic science, secrecy and national security

Federal restrictions on the free flow of academic information and ideas

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The free flow of ideas among scholars and their colleagues is essential to the fabric of academic life. The foregoing discussion shows the extent to which federal authority is now being asserted to restrict and disrupt that flow.

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Shattuck, J. Harvard University basic science, secrecy and national security. Minerva 22, 424–436 (1984). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02207376

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Keywords

  • Basic Science
  • National Security
  • Free Flow
  • Foregoing Discussion
  • Academic Life