Tuesday, January 08, 2008

Big Trouble For Big Science

Alan Boyle at MSNBC has essentially given a summary of all the major research areas affected severely by the recent Omnibus budget. It covers essentially what I have highlighted separately here.

The cuts came in the omnibus spending bill patched together by Congress and signed by President Bush just before Christmas. Among the institutions hit hardest were Fermilab and Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois; and the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, or SLAC, in California.



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