11/09/2012

With Budget Cuts Looming, Is Science a Lame Duck?

If Congress fails to act, some $15 billion will be cut from science funding in January 2013. Physics professor and Beltway insider Michael Lubell talks about how science can escape that “fiscal cliff,” and what to expect for climate change, healthcare, and space under four more years of President Obama.

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 Christopher Intagliata

Christopher Intagliata is Science Friday’s senior producer. He once served as a prop in an optical illusion and speaks passable Ira Flatowese.