Cuts to NIST Threaten The Technology You Depend On!

President Trump’s fiscal year 2018 budget requests an astounding 23 percent cut for the National Institute of Standards and Technology. The proposed budget demonstrates a clear misunderstanding about the importance of NIST to our economy and daily life. Read this Op-Ed in The Hill written by University of Alabama professor and Department of Physics and Astronomy department chair, Patrick R. LeClair, to find out how NIST impacts you directly! The current stopgap budgetary measure ends Dec. 8, contact your Members of Congress today.