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The changing political climate for US science

Disunity and dysfunction in Washington should not dissuade physicists from making the case for robust federal funding of science By Neal Lane February 2015 — Recently, I was invited to share some thoughts about US science policy and research funding at a conference inaugurating Rice University’s Quantum Materials Center. One of the attendees suggested that other researchers might be interested in what I had to say. With that in mind, I offer the following thoughts. They are my own views and do not necessarily represent opinions of any organization or other individuals.