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Origins Researchers Win Gore's Ear, Not Pocketbook

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Science  20 Dec 1996:
Vol. 274, Issue 5295, pp. 2003
DOI: 10.1126/science.274.5295.2003

Summary

Last week, the scientific buzz about the possibility of fossil life on Mars and the significance of planets circling other stars earned the rapt attention of Vice President Al Gore. But it's too early to know whether that high-level political attention will translate into a stable budget for NASA's space science program.