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big science

n.
Scientific research involving large amounts of money and often large teams of researchers.

big science

n
scientific research that requires a large investment of capital

big′ sci′ence


n.
scientific research requiring large capital expenditure.
[1960–65]
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Noun1.big science - scientific research that requires massive capital investment but is expected to yield very significant resultsbig science - scientific research that requires massive capital investment but is expected to yield very significant results
research project, scientific research - research into questions posed by scientific theories and hypotheses
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