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train wreck. There was a sense that the key innovations developed during the war, like radar and the atomic bomb, came from a very scientific−driven process. So, corporations made enormous investments to create ivory towers where scientists would think great thoughts. At first, it seemed very appealing, but as the fifties moved into the sixties and the sixties moved into the seventies, disillusion set in. In many cases, companies spent enormous sums, but without getting significant commercial returns.” (Lerner, 2012)