Tag Archives: funding

My Picks in Science Policy April 1st – 8th

By | April 10, 2017

Why does it matter that the President has no Science Advisor? One of the positions that remains unfilled in the Trump white house is that of science advisor. In this article, Obama’s science advisor, John P. Holdren, goes into what the presidential science advisor does, what the history of the role is, and why the… Read More »

My Picks in Science Policy March 17-24

By | March 26, 2017

  1. What should the role of NASA be going forwards? Federal funding plays a crucial role in high-risk, low-return discoveries. These lay the foundation for future research and industry, fostering economic growth. One of the best examples of this is with the space industry, while NASA conducted the initial research and exploration, it is now… Read More »