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Scientific Leadership in the Nationʼs Capital

APS uses scientific expertise to inform Congress and Executive Branch policymakers on important issues:

  • Research Funding
  • National Security
  • Climate Change
  • Energy
  • Global Competitiveness
  • Innovation
  • Education 

How APS Makes A Difference

  • Played key role in reauthorization of America COMPETES legislation, boosting funding for basic research and math and science programs
  • Helped establish a federal nuclear forensics program
  • Organized Capitol Hill presentations showing link between research and high-tech products
  • Support for research and science education

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