Interface with the Public: Signing a Petition

TitleInterface with the Public: Signing a Petition
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsAmerican Physical Society,
PublisherAmericna Physical Society
AbstractIn the eighties, President Ronald Reagan proposed building a missile defense system that would provide a defensive shield for the United States. Though the project would provide a large amount of funding for physicists, scientists, and computer scientists, many researchers signed a petition stating that they would not take funds from the project. When is it permissible to sign a petition such as this?
OEC Unique IdentifierAmerican Physical Society Ethics Case Studies
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