Congressional Visits

Promoting Science

Grassley Hill, and TringidesAPS members recently visited members of Congress to underscore the importance of federal funding for basic scientific research. Seen here visiting with Sen. Charles Grassley of Iowa (center) are Professor John Hill (left), an experimental nuclear physicist and user of the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider—a physics research machine at Brookhaven National Laboratory in New York; and Professor Michael Tringides, an experimental condensed matter physicist and senior physicist at the Ames National Laboratory in Iowa.

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