Members in the Media

“Scientifically, it is a compelling problem, and the public accepts the notion that it’s a problem. But at the moment most people are feeling affected by other things in a much more urgent fashion.”
Michael Lubell, (NY-15th)

on climate change,
St. Louis Post-Dispatch,
October 22, 2008


"This is the first time, as far as I know, that both major candidates for president have responded to a set of questions about science for the public. Both responses are more comprehensive than I had expected."
Lawrence Krauss, (AZ-5th) Arizona State University,
on Science Debate 2008,
The Cleveland Plain Dealer,
September 19, 2008


"Real breakthroughs are not found because you want to develop some new technology, but because you are curious and want to find out how the world is."
Anton Zeiling,
University of Vienna,
on quantum cryptography,
BBC News Online,
October 9, 2008


"The core message is we need a comprehensive energy strategy. Nuclear energy can and should be a part of that overall comprehensive energy strategy, but nothing can happen without the human resources."
Shirley Jackson, (NY-21th)
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute,

Associated Press,
October 6, 2008


"We like to think that we are re-writing our children’s science textbooks. In the same way that Galileo revolutionized our thinking about our place in the universe, we hope our discoveries will give us new insight into mankind’s place in the universe."
Michael Barnett, (CA-9)
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory,

The Newshour with Jim Lehrer Online,
August 8, 2008


"If 96 percent of the stuff in the universe is foreign to us, it’s pretty interesting for us to ask what that is."
Gary Hinshaw, (MD-5th)
on dark energy,
The Washington Post,
September 26, 2008