Document Number: 6609Science and Engineering Indicators 2004: Volume 1 - This report provides a wealth of information about U.S. science, engineering and technology for use by policymakers and the public. Information is presented on: (1) science, mathematics and engineering education at all levels; (2) the scientific and engineering workforce; (3) U.S. and international research and development performance in high technology; and (4) public attitudes and understanding of science and engineering. The report also contains an overview presenting key themes and a chapter on state-level science and engineering indicators. Also available online are the appendix tables, found in Volume 2. (The National Science Foundation, 2004)...