Thomas Kalil

Sep. 17, 2010

Progress through Challenges

We'll talk about encouraging ingenuity through contests and prizes -- and hear from the winner of the Progressive Automotive X Prize, a major prize awarded this week for advances in car efficiency.

prizes, cars, efficiency, government, research

Feb. 05, 2010

Science and the Budget

This week, President Obama unveiled his proposed budget for 2011. We'll talk about how the proposed budget might affect science.

budget, funding , congress, obama

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