Accelerating scientific discovery by formulating grand scientific challenges
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Revised: 9 October 2012
Published online: 5 December 2012
One important question for science and society is how to best promote scientific progress. Inspired by the great success of Hilbert’s famous set of problems, the FuturICT project tries to stimulate and focus the efforts of many scientists by formulating Grand Challenges, i.e. a set of fundamental, relevant and hardly solvable scientific questions.
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