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Commercial Blue-Sky Research Lives on at Ibm's Watson Center


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Thomas J. Watson Research Center

The entry to IBM's Thomas J. Watson Research Center, located about 35 miles north of New York City.

Credit: John Timmer

In the decades following World War II, the U.S. emerged as the leading center of scientific research through the efforts of three types of institutions: its research universities, national labs like Fermi and Livermore, and commercial research institutes like Bell Labs and Xerox's PARC.

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