What’s Getting Cut From Science Part of the Federal Budget

Kristina at Science News writes “As part of the announcement of its proposed fiscal year 2010 budget, the Obama administration released a summary (called ‘Terminations, Reductions, and Savings: Budget of the US Government, Fiscal Year 2010’) that includes which science-related programs are getting cut. Two big programs are the nuclear waste storage project at Yucca Mountain in Nevada and a second prototype airborne laser missile-defense weapon.” Update: 05/07 23:03 GMT by T : On the other hand, reader Dusty writes, “The NASA budget for 2010 has been announced, up 5% on 2009. Human space flight plans to be reviewed.”

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