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Physical sciences/Earth sciences

Congress extended support for a planned mission to Jupiter’s moon Europa, and rejected the Administration’s proposed elimination of several earth observing satellites.

“A scientist walks into a comedy club,” could easily be the set up for a joke. Yet, several researchers have recently started stepping out from behind their laboratory benches and into the spotlights at open mic nights. These new comedic species are not only making their audiences laugh with smart humor, but they are also experimenting with new ways for scientists to interact with the broader public.