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DOE's Disappointing Budget Makes It Harder to Stick to the Basics

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Science  01 Feb 2008:
Vol. 319, Issue 5863, pp. 554-555
DOI: 10.1126/science.319.5863.554

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An unexpectedly lean 2008 budget for the Department of Energy's Office of Science has forced its Basic Energy Sciences program to cancel a competition that would have given academic and lab-based researchers a chance to apply their knowledge to real-world energy problems.