Science tipped to score in Obama cash stimulus

Tollefson, Jeff
January 2009
Nature;1/15/2009, Vol. 457 Issue 7227, p240
Academic Journal
The article evaluates separate agendas being pushed by the U.S. research community within the stimulus package that is to be initiated beneath the administration of president-elect Barack Obama. Representatives from the American Physical Society developed a list of desired projects at the National Science Foundation, the Department of Energy, and the National Institute of Standards and Technology. It is unknown if there will be basic research funding, or if the majority of funds will go toward infrastructure and technology. Initiatives for reducing global warming and promoting renewable energy sources are discussed. U.S. Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi provides quotes.


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