Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Private sector physics

  1. Oct 20, 2011 #1
    Hey guys, im wondering if its possible that the private sector could hold a better edge and understanding on technology and physics due to unknown or undiscovered aspects of science, that given the discovery of while working for a private enterprise could be concealed from the mainstream world by confidentiality or a copyright type scenario?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 21, 2011 #2

    Pythagorean

    User Avatar
    Gold Member

    Why just private sector? Government classifies plenty of research.
     
  4. Oct 21, 2011 #3

    Ryan_m_b

    User Avatar

    Staff: Mentor

    I highly doubt any private sector (or government for that matter) entity has s better knowledge of physics than the world-wide scientific community. What I do expect is that many entities have greater knowledge of how to apply said physics in specific fields.
     
  5. Oct 21, 2011 #4

    russ_watters

    User Avatar

    Staff: Mentor

    Science feeds on collaboration.
     
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook




Similar Discussions: Private sector physics
  1. Private Messages (Replies: 50)

  2. Private Messages (Replies: 25)

  3. Private Space Companies (Replies: 21)

Loading...