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How to Face the World of Tomorrow with the “Usefulness of Useless Knowledge”

If you look back at history, you see that large transformations in society, the really immense breakthroughs, they always came as a second order of fact—they were the spin-offs of fundamental enquiry, very deep thinking, which can only happen if you give researchers space and time.

Read more from Director and Leon Levy Professor Robbert Dijkgraaf at Deutsche Welle

May 30, 2017