The U.S. is living through big cuts in basic research. We'll look at what that means for science and the future of American competitiveness.
American leadership in science has been a given for most of the last century. About a third of science research and development in this country has been supported by the federal government. Funding for about 60 percent of basic research in science comes from Washington. We’ve celebrated the results, from moon shots to the Internet. (...) - OnPoint, May 28, 2013