SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST: Why ‘pouring billions into a black hole’ has been a bargain for the world

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Release date: 20/4/2019

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In your “Back to Business” column on April 13, you questioned the use of space science, and argued that the money would be better spent on other research and on infrastructure (“Why pour billions into a black hole when worthier causes exist at home?”, April 4).
 
Why do it? There are three main reasons.

 

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TitleWhy ‘pouring billions into a black hole’ has been a bargain for the world
Media name/outletSouth China Morning Post
Media typeWeb
CountryHong Kong
Date20/04/19
DescriptionIn your “Back to Business” column on April 13, you questioned the use of space science, and argued that the money would be better spent on other research and on infrastructure (“Why pour billions into a black hole when worthier causes exist at home?”, April 4).

Why do it? There are three main reasons.
URLhttps://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/3006676/why-pouring-billions-black-hole-has-been-bargain-world
PersonsAlbert Zijlstra