First Flight Research

A database of the most pressing problems in science.

We enumerate the problems, and offer bounties so humanity gets solutions, faster.

The biggest bottlenecks in science-enumerated

We want to help researchers get to the forefront of each field faster, and incentivize the kind of research that moves humanity forward.


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Understand the cutting edge of science.


If you see a problem you want solved, contribute to the bounty and increase the incentive for researchers to find a solution.

Understand the forefront of science

Enumerating the biggest roadblocks in science, to make progress more legible.

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