Humanity and Megascience: Challenges and perspectives

Alexan­der E. Ras­sadin
Nizh­ny Nov­gorod Math­e­mat­i­cal Soci­ety
Lomonosov Moscow State Uni­ver­si­ty

Human­i­ty and Mega­science: Chal­lenges and per­spec­tives

Abstract. The paper vast­ly com­ments on Vitaly S. Pronskikh’s arti­cle “Pro­to-Mega­science. The Trans­fer of Inter­ests in the Trad­ing Zones”. In analysing a par­tic­u­lar project of the Mega­science type, the author pos­es a ques­tion on the com­par­i­son of the gnose­o­log­i­cal poten­tial pos­sessed by the col­lec­tive col­lab­o­ra­tion and the sin­gle sci­en­tist. He also sug­gests a solu­tion for the prob­lem of the equiv­a­lence in the intel­lec­tu­al and tech­no­log­i­cal exchange between Mega­science par­tic­i­pants.

Key­words: Laser Inter­fer­om­e­ter Grav­i­ta­tion­al-Wave Obser­va­to­ry, the gen­er­al the­o­ry of rel­a­tiv­i­ty, the Great Fer­mat the­o­rem, the Dyson shell

DOI: 10.5840/dspl20192222


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