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big science Syllabification: big sci·ence

Definition of big science in English:


Scientific research that is expensive and involves large teams of scientists.
Example sentences
  • And pure academic research and big science attract an even different personality type.
  • Earth science is mostly small-scale and dispersed, whereas big science and medicine have bigger, more cash-rich installations with more money to devote to telling the world how worthwhile they are.
  • PAUL VANOUSE has been working in emerging technological media since 1990, critically exploring the intersections of big science and popular culture.
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