Yes, you’ve got it right: Indonesia should follow this track. You know very well that many smart Indonesian people out there, but in term of scientific achievements, we still have a lot of things to do.
Hopefully Indonesian scientists and academicians keep generating more scientific publications and innovations. If this works well, the next step should be: Nobel. Yes we can!
Which country’s scientific output rose 18-fold between 1996 and 2008, from 736 published papers to 13,238? The answer – Iran – might surprise many people, especially in the western nations used to leading science. Iran has the fastest rate of increase in scientific publication in the world.
[via New Scientist]