The Intersection

Support Shovel-Ready Science

The American Physical Society is asking folks to email Congress in support of the science parts of the stimulus package. The House version of the bill was very generous to science, but there’s a concern about what the Senate version and the reconciliation process will end up with. So weigh in now; the tools to do so can be found here.


  1. #1 H Lewis
    February 3, 2009

    Hi! Wanted to share with readers another spot for communicating your support for the science funding in the stimulus package. It’s here:


  2. #2 Ashutosh
    February 4, 2009

    But will the Senators understand what we say?

  3. #3 Ashutosh
    February 4, 2009

    In this context, you may find the following Nature editorial interesting.

    “A crisis of confidence”
    With a surfeit of graduates for the available funds, the US scientific endeavour is increasingly losing its lustre as a career choice. The country needs to take stock and plan more carefully for the future.

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