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SCIENCE AND SOCIETY

Of Particles and Politics

The discovery of physics’ most elusive particle this summer is a tremendous accomplishment for humanity, but it also raises a few questions about our scientific priorities here in the United States.

PHYSICS & SPACE

Flying the Right Mission

Sending humans to the Moon and Mars won’t answer any pressing scientific questions. That’s why NASA should focus its resources on Earth and space science that will teach us more about the home planet and the mysterious “dark energy” driving galaxies apart.