Tagged: Science

Votes advance key legislation. (Credit: Defense.gov)

House Committee Approves Defense Spending Bill

The House Appropriations Committee approved the fiscal year (FY) 2017 bill by voice vote this week to fund the Department of Defense. The legislation funds critical national security needs, including military operations and readiness programs, as well as research and development.

(Credit: Joel Penner/Flickr)

Notice of Public Meetings

The Ocean Exploration Advisory Board (OEAB) members will discuss and provide advice on Federal ocean exploration programs, with a particular emphasis on National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office of Ocean Exploration and Research activities.

Dr. William Easterling will lead the Geosciences Directorate at the National Science Foundation starting in June 2017. (Credit: NSF)

House Passes Bill Controversial Science Bill

On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passedHR 3293 (236 to 178) to require National Science Foundation (NSF) grant recipients to have a research objective that is “worthy of Federal funding” and “in the national interest.”...

2016 Science and Engineering Indicators (Credit: NSF)

2016 Science And Engineering Indicators

The 2016 Science & Engineering Indicators report was discussed in briefing by the National Science Board held a Capitol Hill. The speakers debated the findings of the report and used it to further explore...