Scientific Enterprise Hangs in Balance Following Federal Government Shutdown

More than 800,000 federal workers were furloughed yesterday after Congress failed to pass a budget to fund the 2014 fiscal year.  As the nation wonders about the next steps to solve the crisis, the U.S. scientific enterprise hangs in the balance.

In the meantime, APS wants to know how the shutdown is affecting your critically important scientific research. Share your stories with us by emailing opa@aps.org.

For more information about the shutdown, read the AIP Science Policy Bulletin: http://www.aip.org/fyi/2013/143.html.

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