Mapping the Effects of the Sequester on Science

9:44 minutes

On Friday March 1, automatic  cuts known as the ‘sequester’ go into effect across the federal budget. Michael Lubell of the American Physical Society discusses what scientific programs will likely be affected, in fields from medical research to renewable energy development.

Segment Guests

Michael Lubell

Michael Lubell is a physics professor at City College of the City University of New York and director of public affairs at the American Physical Society in New York, New York.

Meet the Producer

About Charles Bergquist

As Science Friday’s director, Charles Bergquist channels the chaos of a live production studio into something sounding like a radio program. Favorite topics include planetary sciences, chemistry, materials, and shiny things with blinking lights.