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More Belt-Tightening in Store for NASA as STEM Education Programs Face Consolidation

Copies of the 2013 federal budget

The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has just released President Obama’s budget request for 2014. It will take some time for the budget’s full impacts on science to be dissected and debated, but here is a quick look at how one closely watched agency—NASA—fared. The president’s budget, which is subject to Congressional [...]

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Energy Technology Investments Face Funding Cliff


Funding for research and development in the U.S. is running up to a cliff. If sequestration kicks in on March 1, across-the-board cuts and a decade-long spending cap will go into effect. According to the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), this would mean an 8.2% ($4.6 billion) cut in the Department of [...]

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