The U.S. Science funding system ca. 1950. A
worthy scientist receives a sack of "Ye Swag" from
the renaissance princes of the Office of Naval Research. Drawing
by Mike Dormer, reprinted with permission from National Research
Council, Ocean Studies Board, Fifty Years of Ocean Discovery:
National Science Foundation 1950-2000, copyright ©
2000 National Academy of Sciences. Courtesy of the National
Academy Press, Washington, D.C.