Government is reopen for Business: Impact on Science Agencies

Hey Folks, With the U.S. government shutdown now finished with a three-week stop-gap funding measure, science agencies can now bring their workforce back again. Experiments can continue, grants can be reviewed, and researchers can continue to propose new ideas to advance the scientific field. However, it is important to note that we are not out …

Fusion Technology: The Challenge of Harnessing the Sun

In the years to come, energy will be a vital resource to power our homes, devices, and the transportation system. Technological advances in solar power, nuclear energy, and geothermal heating, have provided an abundant amount of options for our energy needs. However, one energy source that is making massive technological strides is Fusion Energy. Unlike …

The U.S. National Laboratory System

At the conclusion of World War II, the nation's scientific enterprise was vital in bringing about the Atomic Age. Countless new technologies like Radar, Nuclear Power, Advanced Medicine, and other technologies, have helped the U.S. in winning the war. However, with these successes, the key question became what would become of the federal laboratories, whose …