The Election and Science

Beyond Trump vs Clinton: A scientist's guide to the US election, Nature

"Take Maryland, whose senior senator, Barbara Mikulski, is retiring after 30 years in office. Mikulski is not only the highest-ranking Democrat on the powerful Senate Appropriations Committee, which formulates the Senate's spending bills. She's also the top Democrat on the Senate subcommittee that oversees funding for the NSF, NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and has pushed to increase spending on science over the years. That interest is home-grown: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and several NOAA facilities, including the agency's satellite operations centre, are located in Maryland."

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