Here’s how the record-breaking government shutdown is disrupting science

The shutdown is forcing scientists to cancel presentations and halt research

NRAO

TEMPORARY WORKAROUND For now, the National Radio Astronomy Observatory based in Charlottesville, Va., shown here closed during a 2013 government shutdown, is still open, funded by money left over from 2018. But if the current shutdown doesn’t end soon, it may be forced to close again.

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