articles tagged: budget
why it’s sometimes best not to compromise
# space

why it’s sometimes best not to compromise

Early concept drawings from the shuttle program shows us that the end result was full of shortcuts that should not have been taken for the benefit of humanity's space-faring future.

so where exactly do your taxes go anyway?
# politics

so where exactly do your taxes go anyway?

Every tax season shows that not only are people ignorant about how their tax money is spent, they don't want to listen to the breakdowns. And that has serious implications for science and education.

when we’re not allowed to fix our problems
# politics

when we’re not allowed to fix our problems

We know what ails us and how to solve it. We just seem unable and unwilling to take the next step and implement those fixes.

putting science on the chopping block, again
# science

putting science on the chopping block, again

Politicians want to cut scientific research and education programs, ignoring how little they'd actually be cutting and how many people it will truly affect.

why we can’t lose our scientific explorers
# science

why we can’t lose our scientific explorers

By neglecting their scientists and educations, politicians aren't saving money for their citizens, they're undermining their countries' future.

one step forward, three steps back
# space

one step forward, three steps back

No matter how much we try to move forward with space exploration, we're being held back.

nasa sticks to its guns
# space

nasa sticks to its guns

The agency is determined to launch its latest Mars rover no matter what.

nasa needs a smile today
# space

nasa needs a smile today

NASA's private woes are starting to go public just as a financial crisis grips the country.