# Impacts of Open Source Hardware in Science and Engineering

Citation: Joshua M. Pearce (2017/09/15) Impacts of Open Source Hardware in Science and Engineering.
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1. "formation of an NAS/NAE task force to identify opportunities to realize strategic national goals and a high return on investment for creation of FOSH scientific tools": Identify high-ROI equipment per ${\displaystyle V_{\text{USA}}=\sum _{i=1}^{N_{\text{USA}}}c_{j}\times n_{j}}$ where NUSA is the total number of labs in the United States, cj is the cost per unit of j instrument, and j is the number of j instruments in i lab; compare resulting list against existing and developing FOSH projects;