Brain Drain

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Brain Drain, refers to the emigration of intelligent, well-educated individuals for better pay or conditions, causing their places of origin to lose skilled people, or "brains". The term "brain drain" was coined by the Royal Society to describe the emigration of "scientists and technologists" to North America from post-war Europe. [1]

Project Paperclip

Project Paperclip is an example of Brain Drain.The atomic bomb was the brainchild of a team of scientists that were given asylum from Nazi Germany, later called Project Paperclip. Operation Paperclip was the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) program in which over 1,500 German scientists, technicians, and engineers from Nazi Germany and other foreign countries were brought to the United States for employment in the aftermath of World War II.[2]


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Secret Space Programs

Galactic Wars


Nordic Aliens