Energy basics; Changing science education; Measuring science; Managing water; We’re not dopes; Energy and human behavior.
House, Senate committees investigate meningitis outbreak; U.S. Weather Commission proposed.
Michael Kugelman on the 21st century land rush.
A Perpetual Imbalance? Federal Funding of Physical Sciences and Engineering Research.
How Economics Shapes Science, by Paula E. Stephan (reviewed by Kevin Finneran).
The NAS building at dusk.
Venkatesh Narayanamurti Tolu Odumosu Lee Vinse
RIP: The Basic/Applied Research Dichotomy
Daniel J. Kevles
Not a Hundred Millionaires: The National Academy and the Expansion of Federal Science in the Gilded Age
Isabel Sawhill Scott Winship Kerry Searle Grannis
Pathways to the Middle Class: Balancing Personal and Public Responsibilities
Derek Messacar Philip Oreopoulos
Staying in School: A Proposal for Raising High-School Graduation Rates
Changing the Way We Account for College Credit
The Hidden Risks of Energy Innovation
Michael E. Webber Roger D. Duncan Marianne Shivers Gonzalez
Four Technologies and a Conundrum: The Glacial Pace of Energy Innovation