Members in the Media

As quoted in other publications...

“The Chinese are so smart they knock your socks off. The impression you get when you go over there is that China is going to take over the world soon.”
Andrew Strominger – Harvard University, on China’s rapid improvement in science, The New York Times, June 20, 2006

“It has really gotten quite outrageous. These new questions that were raised are just one more example of many, in which people are scrambling to find the slightest little reason to question important scientific results, and then blow it way out of proportion.”
Neal Lane – Rice University, on recent disputes over climate science research, Houston Chronicle, June 23, 2006

“The nanotubes are very, very strong –among the strongest materials known –and so the idea is that when you put the epoxy under some kind of load of some sort, if you can transfer some of that load to the nanotubes, the combined system will be stronger than the original epoxy.”
A.T. Charlie Johnson – University of Pennsylvania (PA-2nd), on an epoxy made with nanotubes mixed in. The Boston Globe, August 28, 2006.

“The university values Fermilab as a part of our teaching and research, but even more important, we value its leadership for this nation's global role in scientific inquiry.”
Thomas Rosenbaum – University of Chicago, on the university's bid to manage Fermilab, Chicago Tribune, August 23, 2006

“It's a marvelous success story.”
David Fahey – NOAA (CO-2nd), on the ozone hole’s recovery. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, September 4, 2006.

“The South Pole would be good too, but this is a bit more accessible. We'll need to cut some roads, though.”
Jacqueline Hewitt – MIT (MA-8th), on a telescope to be built in a remote location in Australia, Time, September 4, 2006

“It's like trying to find 50 ants on a football field.”
Andrew Westphal – UC-Berkeley (CA-9th), on analyzing data from NASA’s stardust probe. The Baltimore Sun, August 10, 2006

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