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Koonin Tapped at DOE, Which Lays Out New Spending

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Science  27 Mar 2009:
Vol. 323, Issue 5922, pp. 1656
DOI: 10.1126/science.323.5922.1656b

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A top theoretical physicist turned energy guru has been chosen as undersecretary of science at the Department of Energy (DOE), which this week announced how it would distribute $1.2 billion among its 10 national labs and to universities around the country.