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Thank you, J-mo! January 19, 2009

Posted by gordonwatts in DOE, NSF, politics.

The Obama stimulus package is taking shape. From the point of view of science, it looks rather good:

  • Extra 3 billion for the NSF
  • Extra 2 billion for the DOE’s Office of Science
  • Funds to help states cover some education costs

The first two are a big boon to research grants – like the one that supports me and my students. The last won’t totally cover the 10% cut that UW is currently facing from state funds, but it will help!

The overall proposal is breath taking in size. The question is… who will pay for it in the end? My guess is the young folk… 🙂



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