Talking Science with the House Committee Chair
Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas), Chairman of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, discusses the nation’s top science priorities, including the importance of research on how to protect Earth from dangerous asteroids. But in a tight budgetary climate, who will pay?
@scifri #scifrichat “How might you encourage more scientists to enter federal or state legislative politics?”Courtland Yockey
#scifrichat Â who has done a better job of inspiring a new generation of scientists, @NASA or Dpmnt of Education?Kerry Kennedy
@scifri What would convince you to invest in research that, while critical, is unlikely to yield results during your term? #scifrichatValerie Thompson
@scifri #scifrichat Why is corporate sponsored research better or worse than independently funded scientific research.Dave Wilderman
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Lamar Smith is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives (R-Texas) and chairman of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology in San Antonio, Texas.