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Published on Jun 2, 2011
If the United States wants to maintain its position of economic leadership, it is vital that our government continue to fund key basic scientific research and innovation. This short clip discussed the connection between economic security and investment, including government investment, in scientific research -- which some in Congress are proposing to slash. This is a small section of a two-part program called "The Small Matter of Big Science" that closely examines developing policy as it relates to nuclear science and frontier research in the United States. Our nation's economic security is at stake. Other nations are moving forward. Will we?