The Democratic congress continues its support of American basic research. The House subcommittee recommended a 7.2% increase for NSF in the coming year, despite general belt-tightening hysteria. It's not as much as is needed, but it's still a nice change from 2001-2008. Hopefully it'll survive the rest of the legislative process.
Kurt Gödel's Open World
1 day ago in The Curious Wavefunction